Attleboro DUI DWI Defense Attorneys
Massachusetts Drunk Driving Arrest Lawyers
The penalties for drunk driving in Massachusetts are stiff and increasingly inflexible. The Commonwealth has a per se law, which means if a driver's blood alcohol (BAC) level is above .08 percent, he or she is assumed to be impaired, even if there is no other evidence of intoxication. Refusal to take a breathalyzer test cannot be admitted in court; however, this refusal will result in the loss of the driver's license for a minimum of 180 days.
If the driver was under 21, the penalties become more complex, with concurrent license suspensions imposed for refusal to take a breathalyzer test. If the driver has had prior convictions for DUI, the penalties for an additional conviction increase and can include jail time. You should not face a drunk driving charge without obtaining legal advice from a DUI DWI defense lawyer at Sankey Law Offices, when the consequences are so serious.
A firm with an unusual level of experience with drunk driving cases
At Sankey Law Offices, our lawyers have been handling DUI/OWI/DWI/OUI defense in Massachusetts for many years.
We can analyze a case quickly, explaining the alternatives and providing sound advice that can limit the consequences of a DUI/DWI charge. If you have been charged with drunk driving anywhere in Massachusetts, contact a law firm with the knowledge and experience to help. Call us at (781) 930-3127.
We will carefully evaluate your case and provide an aggressive defense
The stakes in a DWI/DUI defense case are high. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to review the facts to determine whether you have valid defenses available. You also need a lawyer to help you understand the potential consequences from a DWI/DUI charge. We will take the time to review your case and answer your questions. We will aggressively work to protect your rights through investigations, motions, negotiations and trial.
Our firm places a special emphasis on underage drinking defense.
Our attorneys have a special focus on underage drinking and driving. Massachusetts has enhanced penalties for drivers under 21. We represent students from local colleges and take many calls from the parents of high school students. Jeffrey M. Sankey, was a member of the Mansfield School Committee for nine years. He has become a sought-after speaker in area schools on the dangers and penalties for drunk driving, using his real life experience defending underage drinking cases to advise young people.
Representing people in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
We are often called upon to represent people arrested at events at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, the Comcast Center in Mansfield and other entertainment venues.
If you need a local attorney to assist you, we will provide you with honest advice and cost-effective representation. Contact our Mansfield, Boston, or Braintree office if you are facing a drunk driving charge, disorderly conduct or other criminal offense. We know what is at stake.
Providing three convenient locations, free initial consultations, and comprehensive legal services