MA OUI Book

Attorney Hynes is the author of Drunk Driving & Drugged Driving defenses. Two versions of this book are for people accused of DUI offenses, and the other is for lawyers who represent people charged with DWI offenses. This books is available for free, upon request, by clients of our law firm.

Selected Table of Contents

 

1. Massachusetts OUI Laws. 8

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 8

Driving while having a Blood Alcohol Content above the Legal Limit (Per Se Offense)  9

Driving while under the influence of Drugs. 9

Enhanced Penalty DUI (Also referred to as Aggravated DUI). 11

DUI Subsequent Offense. 12

Felony DUI. 12

2. Implied Consent Laws. 15

Penalties for Testing Over the Legal Limit 16

3. Melanie’s Law.. 18

4. Massachusetts OUI Penalties. 22

Standard First Offense DWI. 22

Second Offense. 23

Third Offense DWI. 23

Fourth Offense. 24

OUI With Child Endangerment 25

OUI Causing Serious Bodily Injury. 25

Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol While Already Suspended for OUI  26

Drivers Under 21. 27

5. What to do when Arrested. 30

7. From Arrest to Trial 40

8. Frequently Asked Questions. 44

9. Drunk Driving - OUI Alcohol 60

10. Drugged Driving - OUI Drugs. 76

11. Chemical Tests – Breath, Blood, & Urine. 86

Breath Tests. 86

Blood Tests. 90

Urine Tests. 93

12. DUI Defenses. 95

14. How to pick a DUI Lawyer. 131

CHECKLIST FOR HIRING A MASSACHUSETTS DUI LAWYER   141

15. Once you have hired a Lawyer. 144