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Driving Under the Influence

OUI Defense Attorney in Boston

You Need a Lawyer if You're Arrested for DUI

    If you're charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Operating Under the Influence (OUI), it's important to find a lawyer immediately to help you, even before you're scheduled for court.


    A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge can lead to anything from a fine to jail time.  It almost always includes a suspension of your driver's license and could include an ignition interlock device.  


    DUIs are also highly technical, with complicated rules on when some evidence can be admitted and when you can even be convicted.  


   An experienced OUI attorney can navigate these rules and help you achieve the best possible outcome.  Even if you think you're guilty with no defense, I can sometimes find defenses you didn't even know you had.


    Schedule a free consultation at Matthew W. Peterson Attorney-at-Law today by calling (617) 356-8217, or schedule an appointment at his office at 45 Bromfield Street, Fifth Floor in downtown Boston near Downtown Crossing.

Having the right OUI attorney can mean the difference between jail time and fines or getting your charges dismissed.  I have the right experience to help you get the right results in your OUI charge.

Act Now to Avoid a Driver's License Suspension

    If you refused to blow into the breathalyzer or tested above the legal limit, you only have 30 days to request a hearing on the suspension of your driver's license.  

    Call me today, so we can request this hearing and get started on your defense.

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A DUI charge can haunt you for years to come, with onerous fines, restrictions on your driver's license, and even jail time.  A lawyer can help minimize the effects of a DUI charge or even possibly get it dismissed.

DUI Lawyer Who Can Win Your Case

    A OUI charge can be filed in a city court or district court depending on where it happens.  I have experience handling and trying OUI cases.  I have gotten DUI cases dismissed and reduced.


    I know what questions to ask, what strategy to take, and what arguments to make to get you the best possible result.  Sometimes this means highly technical arguments to avoid some of the harsh penalties for DUI, such as the ignition interlock or increased fines.  Other times, it can mean making the right argument to win your case or get the charges dismissed.​


   Even when you're not represented by an attorney, some prosecutors will offer deferred prosecution, 24D programs, or CWOFs that may seem enticing, but it's important to be careful.  If you complete the steps, your OUI charges would be dismissed.  However, if you fail to complete the steps or pay the money, you would have already pleaded guilty.  It could also mean you would not get the same deal the next time.  I can help you determine what the best options for you are in your circumstances.

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