What is the Cost of a DUI First Offense in Massachusetts?

Getting your first DUI can involve a lot of things. Between the driver’s license suspension, financial costs, court appearances, and potential arrest and jail time, the cost of a DUI is a complicated thing to measure. 

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Can You Represent Yourself in a First Offense DUI Trial?

If you’re going to trial for any offense, it is technically possible for you to choose to represent yourself. You have a right to a lawyer, of course, but you also have the right to refuse one. However, representing yourself in court is rarely the ideal choice, especially when it comes to a first offense DUI trial.

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What to Expect When Facing Your First DUI

Getting charged with a DUI, especially if it’s your first DUI, is a scary, overwhelming experience. All of a sudden, you’re staring down a litany of consequences and procedures that you’re probably not familiar with, and somehow, you’re expected to know how to manage it all.

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Can You Get a Job with a DUI? Here’s What You Need to Know

Getting a DUI is a stressful experience for a lot of reasons. Between the trial in court, potentially lengthy license suspensions, and if you’ve had multiple DUIs, a high-chance of jail time, there’s a lot to keep in mind. Another question you have to consider is, can you get a job with a DUI?

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Should You Fight Your Second OUI Charge?

It’s almost always beneficial to fight a second OUI charge instead of pleading guilty. Here are the three central reasons why:

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Is Getting a Job with 2 DUIs Possible?

There is no law that prohibits employers from hiring people with two DUIs on their criminal record.

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What Happens if You Get a Second DUI Charge?

If you’ve been arrested for DUI for the second time, it’s natural to feel scared.  A second DUI offense threatens you with more significant consequences and fewer options for leniency than those available to first offenders.  

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What is the Massachusetts OUI Statute?

The Massachusetts OUI Statute is a collection of laws, regulations, and consequences described in Chapter 90, Section 24 of Massachusetts General Laws.  Together, these laws determine how the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will treat instances of: “Operating a motor vehicle Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs” (OUI).

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Can You Go to Jail for a Second DUI Charge in Massachusetts?

Facing a second DUI charge in Massachusetts is a stressful experience. Massachusetts has some of the harshest penalties for DUI/OUI convictions in the country, and as a result, any DUI conviction could lead to jail time. 

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Here’s What Massachusetts Law Says About Underage DUI Charges

Facing an underage DUI charge is no small matter. The usual DUI consequences are harsher for drivers under the legal drinking age in Massachusetts, and the penalties for a DUI under 21 can have lasting effects on your life. 

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