Drinking and driving can change your life. Not only do you risk arrest and a criminal conviction, but you also risk being involved in a crash and causing property damage or bodily injury to yourself or another person. While the consequences of drinking and driving may be numerous, including psychological impacts, the four primary consequences of being arrested for and … Read More
If you are charged with a crime, there are a number of important things that you need to know. First, you should know that you have the right to defend yourself against the charges. Second, you should know that you have the right to legal representation. And third, you should understand what happens if you’re convicted and how a judge … Read More
Having a criminal record can feel like carrying a weight around that you can never get rid of. When you apply for jobs or housing, you’ll have to indicate that yes — you have been arrested for, charged with, and perhaps convicted of a crime. This may impair your ability to secure certain employment types and other opportunities.
Being arrested and charged with a crime is one of the most significant things that will ever happen to you, and there are few other things with the potential to have such dramatic consequences on your life. With that in mind, the most important thing that you should do if you have been charged with a crime is to hire … Read More
The state of Massachusetts takes allegations of domestic abuse very seriously. If you have been accused of domestic violence in our state, it’s important that you understand what your rights are and how the case will proceed. To represent you during the process, call an experienced domestic violence criminal defense attorney. In the meantime, here’s what you should know after … Read More
While the coronavirus has spelled disaster for local and state economies and the livelihoods of many residents throughout Boston and the surrounding areas of Massachusetts, if there is any silver lining to the pandemic, it’s that for a while at least, traffic was tremendously reduced. Reduced traffic meant reduced emissions and reduced air pollution. But while there have been fewer … Read More
Many people who lived through the past year would openly say that 2020 was the worst year on record. Between the pandemic, social distancing and isolation, and economic decline, most people would be okay with erasing last year from memory. And if that’s not bad enough, here’s another piece of concerning news: homicide rates skyrocketed in 2020.
Being arrested for drinking and driving and being charged with and convicted of an OUI can have a significant impact on your life, both because you may face immediate penalties–like potential jail time and large fines–and because an OUI offense can stay on your record for years to come. If you are facing OUI charges, the smartest thing that you … Read More