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3RD OFFENSE WINS

NICK;     617-909-6344
CAMBRIDGE
3RD OFFENSE
CASE THROWN OUT AND LICENSE RESTORED DUE TO ILLEGAL ARREST

Joe paid attention to every minor detail and followed every possible lead. He brought a motion to suppress the stop of my motorcycle proving the cop had followed me illegally into Somerville from Cambridge. He then had another motion ready immediately to restore my license. The judge agreed with both, my third offense was thrown out of court and I got my license back the very next day. I can’t thank him enough.

INSTEAD OF 6 MONTHS JAIL AND 13 YEARS WITH NO LICENSE,
I'M DRIVNG AGAIN BECAUSE I CHOSE THE RIGHT DUI LAWYER

DAN;     781.571.9378
WOBURN
3RD OFFENSE - 5 YR REFUSAL SUSPENSION REVERSED
NOT GUILTY DESPITE FAILED FIELD TESTS

I was suspended for five years as a third offender for refusing the breath test. After an RMV Hearing [which must occur within 15 calendar days of the arrest, we appealed their denial to a judge. The judge ordered the RMV to restore my license and I was able to drive legally for a year while the case worked its way towards trial.  

Cop stopped me because I went over the line twice. He said I had glassy, bloodshot eyes, a strong odor of alcohol, was unsteady on my feet and failed both field tests. Joe stressed they were done at 3:15 am in 27 degree weather and the cop never wrote in his report that my speech was slurred. Joe was thorough, professional, and hit every point.

See judge's order restoring license.

HE'S HIGHLY EXPERIENCED AND EVERYBODY KNEW IT

SEE ORDER RESTORING LICENSE

RICK:    978.397.5543
WOBURN
OUI-DRUGS - 3RD OFFENSE
BAD ACCIDENT- CHARGES DROPPED

I told cops I’d taken 3 drugs. They videoed a drug expert testing me for 45 minutes. I looked totally out of it!  My urine sample showed 7 metabolites of those same 3 drugs. Joe made no promises and didn’t sugar coat anything. But be careful, this man will save your life! He did mine. I looked at his track record, client testimonials and checked with other lawyers and detective friends. I found he is highly respected by his peers. When in court, he worked it like an artist, First he noticed my Miranda form had not been done correctly and got all my statements thrown out. Then he wrote a Memorandum argung the urine test should be suppressed too. Incredibly, the judge agreed. The DA had so little evidence left he dropped all charges on the trial date.

'IT WAS UNBELIEVABLE WHAT HE DID FOR ME IN THAT COURTROOM'

TOM:     724-388-7640​
WESTBORO
3RD OFFENSE, .13 BREATH TEST THROWN OUT,
DROVE WRONG WAY
JURY: NOT GUILTY IN 5 MINUTES​


My case looked like a sure loser but Joe studied the booking video and said we should try to get the breath test excluded. At his motion to suppress, he showed a half dozen ways it was done incorrectly and the judge threw it out. That gave us a fighting chance. At trial, a police lieutenant testified to my car going the wrong way completely over the center line and the arresting officer swore I failed all the field sobriety tests. Joe was ready to cross-examine them all. He  is one of the most intelligent people I have ever met. I owe him my license, my job, and my life. 

'AFTER WATCHING JOE DEFEND ME,
MY DAUGHTER DECIDED TO GO TO LAW SCHOOL'

FRANCIS;     508.244.0919
9.7.17; FRAMINGHAM-NATICK
NOT GUILTY 3RD OFFENSE
DESPITE FAILED BREATH TEST (.11)

Client was seen by cop speeding 26 mph over limit and crossing centerline. Officer testififed he had bloodshot and glassy eyes, slurred speech and failed all three field sobriety tests. Once retained,  I immediately filed a motion to preserve the booking video which proved crucial at trial. I also successfully got the breath test thrown out of court.

CLIENT'S COMMENTS:

Joe is absolutely awesome. He gave me good guidance all the way through the representation. He performed professionally at every bend in the road and at trial he brought up all the right points.  I love him! 

'A THOROUGHLY PROFESSIONAL TRIAL PERFORMANCE'

JAMES;     781.697.5281
8.24.17; CONCORD-NEWTON
3RD OFFENSE
FAILED BREATH TEST .17;
OVER TWICE LEGAL LIMIT

"I was sure I was going to jail but Joe proved my first OUI shouldn't count against me. His associate attorney James Dunn had to go back to the other court three times before the clerk finally found it in the basement. That made all the difference at trial. The DA wanted to give me a two year jail sentence but Joe talked the judge out of it. I can't believe how hard they both worked for me (and how early in the morning Joe got up to send me emails). They're both fantastic. It's OK for people to call me if they want."

MANDATORY JAIL & FELONY CONVICTION AVOIDED

DAVID;     508.737.8939
7.31.17; FALMOUTH
3RD OFFENSE REDUCED TO 1ST

I can't believe how hard attorneys Waldbaum and Dunn worked for me. First, they got my 5 year refusal suspension overturned. Then they went back to the other courts where I had at least 2 OUIs from 30+ years ago. They found my old records and convinced the judge to treat me as a first offender instead of a third. Here is what they avoided for me:

  • a felony conviction
  • six months in jail
  • 13 years with no license

All potential clients are welcome to call me to verify this.

13 YEAR LICENSE LOSS REDUCED TO 45 DAYS

SCOTT;     774.634.9909
6.28.17; WOBURN
3RD OFFENSE
FAILED BREATH TEST THROWN OUT

"When I found Joe's website, I couldn't believe I could call so many of his former clients -- so I did!  Even ones in my court. Hilary [acquitted of a second offense in Woburn] said she couldn't believe how well he handled her case. She was absolutely right. It was really something watching him get my breath test thrown out of court. I can't thank him enough for the results he achieved."

'BEST DECISION I EVER MADE WAS HIRING HIM'

BRENDAN;     617.852.4329
5.31.17; HINGHAM
NOT GUILTY 3RD OFFENSE DESPITE BAD ACCIDENT
AND TESTIMONY OF 4 WITNESSES.
JAIL & 8 YR. LICENSE LOSS AVOIDED

I watched the videos on Joe's website and hired him right away.  He did not disappoint. During the 2 years it took to reach trial, he answered all my questions promptly day and night. He handled everything very carefully and fought hard to get the booking video which ultimately acquitted me at trial. All of this despite the testimony of four witnesses! I've got nothing but good things to say about him. OK to call me anytime.

'THEN HE GETS JUDGE TO RESTORE MY LICENSE!
BOY, DID I GET MY MONEY'S WORTH!'

DAVID:     857 222 7000
WALTHAM - NEWTON
.25 BLOOD TEST – BAD ACCIDENT- 3RD OFFENSE
3 COPS TESTIFY 'UNDER THE INFLUENCE'
NOT GUILTY

I ended up on the REAR lawn of a house after hitting a pole and going through a fence. They drew my blood at the hospital and it was .25: more than three times the legal limit.  I was charged with my 3rd offense.  Joe --incredibly --gets the blood result thrown out. At jury trial, his Motion to exclude ALL the medical records was allowed when he showed the DA hadn’t complied with the law. He just kept chipping away at their case until there was nothing left.  

"JURY OUT LESS THAN AN HOUR.
HE'S FANTASTIC AT WHAT HE DOES."

RICHARD;     978.304.3447
LAWRENCE
NOT GUILTY 3RD OFFENSE
DESPITE BAD ACCIDENT

Client drifted into opposite lane of travel and struck another car moving it fifteen feet. He failed all three field sobriety tests and was arrested. At trial, the other driver and two officers testified they thought he was under the influence of alcohol. Verdict: not guilty. No mandatory jail term, no 8 year loss of license, no $15,000 fine, no probation.

'JOE WAS ALWAYS TOTALLY HONEST WITH ME
& NEVER MADE ANY FALSE PROMISES'

BRANDON;     
FALL RIVER
3RD OFFENSE; ACCIDENT
MANDATORY JAIL AND FELONY CONVICTION AVOIDED

'The facts of my case were not good at all. I admitted drinking shots and even told the cop I didn't know how many I'd had. On the day my case was scheduled for jury trial, Joe managed to negotiate a deal where no jail was involved and no felony conviction. He's an exceptional lawyer and has obviously been practicing DUI defense a long time.   I strongly recommend him to anyone who finds himself in this kind of trouble.'

'JOE OBVIOUSLY KNOWS HIS WAY AROUND A COURT ROOM'

PETER;     508.902.8064
MILFORD, WORCESTER
FAILED BREATH TEST TWICE LEGAL LIMIT, 3RD OFFENSE:
NOT GUILTY ....FOR THE 2ND TIME!

Joe represented me in '06 charged with my 3rd DUI and got me acquitted despite the testimony of 2 witnesses. Then he convinced the judge to restore my license despite the years long suspension for refusing the breath test. In 2013, I was arrested again and took the breath test but blew a .15--almost twice the legal limit. He got the breath test thrown out at a Motion to Suppress Evidence. At trial,  the cop swore I failed all the field tests but Joe convinced the jury to disregard them since they were done at 3 AM while facing the flashing lights of two police cars.

TWO 3RD OFFENSE TRIALS - TWO NOT GUILTYS!

SEAN:     617.208.9251
SALEM - PEABODY
NOT GUILTY ALL 3 CHARGES:
1. OUI 3RD OFFENSE
2. RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF CHILD
3. CHILD ENDANGERMENT WHILE OUI

While plowing a driveway, my truck crashed into the side of the house causing extensive damage. I said I had 3 beers but they found an open container of vodka on the dashboard and my 5 year old in the front seat so I was charged with Child Endangerment while I was OUI. It was my third offense and got extensive news coverage.  (They dubbed me “Mr. Plowed” on the Internet!) 

Although 2 cops and the Chief of the Fire Department testified I was disheveled and gave their opinion I was under the influence, Joe found an appellate case which had just come down the very week of trial. The Judge said he had read it that very morning, relied on it in issuing acquittals on all 3 charges and actually complimented Joe for finding it. 

Then Joe followed through and convinced the Judge to overturn my 5 year license suspension for refusing the breathalyzer - which got us back in the news papers again! 

"THIS IS THE ONLY LAWYER TO HIRE.
HE’S LIKE A PANTHER IN THE COURTROOM."

   SEE NEWSPAPER STORY   

SCOTT:    781 801 4750
QUINCY
NOT GUILTY: 3RD OFFENSE
"JOE IS UNBELIEVABLE IN FRONT OF A JURY:
PRECISE AND TO THE POINT"

During my 3 day Trial, a constable testified he followed me for 10 minutes, saw me cross the center line and drive all over the road and completely in the opposite lane for 20 seconds. 2 cops testified I failed 3 of 4 field tests, was unsteady on my feet and had a “1000 yard stare.” Joe stressed that I stopped at every red light, proceeded when they turned green, was wearing heavy work boots and the cops’ flashing lights interfered with the testing. The jury agreed. Not Guilty. No jail. No 8 year license loss.

"EVERY CHANCE JOE HAD TO REACT TO SOMETHING, HE POUNCED"

JOHN:     508 813 1577
WRENTHAM
NOT GUILTY:
FAILED BREATH TEST,
3RD OFFENSE, WRONG SIDE OF ROAD,

The cop saw me cross the center line and drive on the wrong side of the road, followed me into my driveway and arrested me for 3rd offense. At the station, I foolishly took the breathalyzer and was over limit and lost my license. My Court appointed lawyer did nothing for 16 months until my family hired Joe. With only two weeks to prepare for Trial, he fought vigorously every step of the way. He had pretrial Motions prepared and questioned the accuracy of the breath test. The DA just wouldn't quit, but after a hard fought Trial, Joe won a not guilty.

"JOE REALLY KNOWS HIS JOB."

RALPH:     978-939-2251
GARDNER - FITCHBURG
3RD OFFENSE: JURY ACQUITS IN 10 MINUTES

I faced a possible six months mandatory jail sentence and a license loss of 13 years for a third offense. Joe noted in the report the cop had seen me wearing eyeglasses when he stopped me but told me to take them off before I did the balancing tests. Nowhere in his report did he tell me to put them back on.  Joe asked the cop so many questions he had no idea how to answer. It was just really smart. He even impressed the Judge. They acquitted me in ten minutes and the Judge ordered my license restored immediately. You can't ask for a better Massachusetts OUI Attorney.

He's such a smart DUI Lawyer, he deliberately chose jurors who wore eyeglasses!

DENNIS:    413-478-5741
GARDNER
NO JAIL: 3RD OFFENSE REDUCED TO 2ND
"JOE BASICALLY SAVED MY LIFE"

I was 17 and 18 when I got my first 2 OUIs. Arrested again at 35, under Melanie’s Law, I was charged with a 3rd offense, a felony, and faced a minimum 6 months in jail. Joe wrote a glowing letter to the DA’s office, detailing the reasons why the charges should be reduced. He knew exactly how to negotiate with the DA and the judge to reduce the charges. On the very next Court date, that’s exactly what happened.

I received no jail and can continue to support my wife and 3 children thanks to him.

DAVID:     857 222 7000
WALTHAM - NEWTON
.25 BLOOD TEST – BAD ACCIDENT- 3RD OFFENSE
3 COPS TESTIFY 'UNDER THE INFLUENCE'
NOT GUILTY

I ended up on the REAR lawn of a house after hitting a pole and going through a fence. They drew my blood at the hospital and it was .25: more than three times the legal limit.  I was charged with my 3rd offense.  Joe --incredibly --gets the blood result thrown out. At jury trial, his Motion to exclude ALL the medical records was allowed when he showed the DA hadn’t complied with the law. He just kept chipping away at their case until there was nothing left.  

"JURY OUT LESS THAN AN HOUR.
HE'S FANTASTIC AT WHAT HE DOES."

JOE;     781-710-2515
MILFORD & FRAMINGHAM
MANDATORY JAIL AVOIDED TWICE

'I first read about Attorney Waldbaum in a newspaper article. After I called, he reduced my 5 year refusal suspension to just 6 months. Then he talked the DA's office into reducing my 3rd offense to just a 2nd so I avoided a mandatory jail sentence. Then, years later, when I was caught driving after suspension for OUI, I was facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence again. That time he talked another DA in another Court into reducing that charge so I only paid a fine.'

'HE KNOWS ALL THE COURTS AND ALL THE PLAYERS
AND THEY ALL KNOW HIM.'

MARY:     617.516.7036
BOSTON / WEST ROXBURY
'HE KEPT ME OUT OF JAIL. I'D RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYBODY'

I was in an accident and registered an over limit breath test at the police station, twice the legal limit, in fact. I had two prior OUIs making this my 3rd offense and thus was facing a mandatory minimum six month jail sentence. Joe managed to negotiate a deal for me which included no jail time at all. I don't know how he did it but I'd recommend him to anybody.


JIM:     978.502.6403
SOMERVILLE
NO LICENSE FOR 23 YEARS;
DRIVING 3 WEEKS LATER AFTER CALLING JOE

I am a free man! I was arrested for my 3rd offense in 1990 but was in default for 23 years and didn't drive. After calling Joe, he reviewed the RMV and old court records and gave me detailed instructions on how to apply for a license again and 3 weeks later I was driving. Plus, he said he believed the old court records were insufficient for the DA to prosecute me and he was right: they dropped the charges on the next date. I avoided 6 months in jail and another 8 years without a license Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you review-wise or putting out a good word about your practice. I am living proof of the great job you did.

'TRUST HIM. HE'S AN AWESOME ATTORNEY AND
KNOWS OUI LAW LIKE THE BACK OF HIS HAND'

JOHN:     508 813 1577
WRENTHAM
NOT GUILTY:
FAILED BREATH TEST,
3RD OFFENSE, WRONG SIDE OF ROAD,

The cop saw me cross the center line and drive on the wrong side of the road, followed me into my driveway and arrested me for 3rd offense. At the station, I foolishly took the breathalyzer and was over limit and lost my license. My Court appointed lawyer did nothing for 16 months until my family hired Joe. With only two weeks to prepare for Trial, he fought vigorously every step of the way. He had pretrial Motions prepared and questioned the accuracy of the breath test. The DA just wouldn't quit, but after a hard fought Trial, Joe won a not guilty.

"JOE REALLY KNOWS HIS JOB."

CYNTHIA:     781-244-5105
NATICK - FRAMINGHAM
"I'M JUST INSANELY GRATEFUL TO YOU.
YOU REALLY WERE A GREAT DUI ATTORNEY."

Many, many thanks for your support through it all.; I think had you not done the "Motion to suppress," things could have been quite different. I know that this Thanksgiving will be a better one once you got the DA to reduce my 3rd offense to avoid mandatory jail for me. Please let me know if you ever need a referral to someone who is looking for a great Massachusetts OUI Attorney (phone is fine).

Kindest regards, Cynthia


LOU:    781-858-8419
CAMBRIDGE - NEWTON
"LISTEN TO WHAT THIS DUI LAWYER SAYS AND JUST DO IT!"

Under Melanie’s Law, the RMV took my license away for 8 years for 3rd offense. I knew Joe had a handle on OUI law because he represented me --very successfully --5 years before. He appealed the new 8 year suspension, went to two Hearings before the Board, presented the records he had found -- from 25 years ago! -- and finally convinced them to reverse the RMV’s decision. He saved my plumbing business from going down the toilet. No joke!

My license was restored immediately!

ANDREW:    978 380 0858
HAVERHILL
“HE'S THE BEST MASSACHUSETTS DWI ATTORNEY.
YOU’RE OUT OF YOUR MIND NOT TO HIRE HIM."

I was charged with my 3rd offense and faced a mandatory jail sentence. On the very first date Joe's in Court, he convinces the DA to charge me only as a second offender. Then, when we get in front of the Judge, he convinces her to treat me as a first offender AND waive the mandatory $1000 fine. Instead of potential jail and an 8 year license loss, now I can get my license back. Even the Judge said, "You made a very good argument, Counselor."

He's the best drunk driving lawyer you'll find in Massachusetts.

DENNIS:    413-478-5741
GARDNER
NO JAIL: 3RD OFFENSE REDUCED TO 2ND
"JOE BASICALLY SAVED MY LIFE"

I was 17 and 18 when I got my first 2 OUIs. Arrested again at 35, under Melanie’s Law, I was charged with a 3rd offense, a felony, and faced a minimum 6 months in jail. Joe wrote a glowing letter to the DA’s office, detailing the reasons why the charges should be reduced. He knew exactly how to negotiate with the DA and the judge to reduce the charges. On the very next Court date, that’s exactly what happened.

I received no jail and can continue to support my wife and 3 children thanks to him.

6.30.16; FALMOUTH

FIVE YEAR REFUSAL SUSPENSION REVERSED
3RD OFFENSE

Our client had two old OUIs from 30 years ago. Under Melanie's Law, that mandated a five year suspension for refusing the breath test. The fight against this must be begun within fifteen calendar days of the arrest. Plus, these five years could not run simultaneously with any other OUI suspension. We were able to reverse this so that he could actually drive legally while the case was still going on.

See 5 year RMV suspension reversed.




SALEM

5 YEAR REFUSAL SUSPENSION REVERSED AFTER 3RD OFFENSE

Client wisely refused to take the breathalyzer when he got to the station. However, since he was facing his third drunk driving offense, the RMV suspended him for 5 years for the refusal immediately. After an unsuccessful Hearing at the Boston RMV, we appealed the RMV decision to a judge in Salem District Court. The judge restored his license the very next day.

See judge's order restoring license.




DUDLEY - E. BROOKFIELD

NOT GUILTY - 3RD OFFENSE

"Charged with my third offense, I faced mandatory jail time of 6 months, a 13 year loss of license and the loss of my job and pension. I needed a damn good drunk driving lawyer. Attorney Waldbaum did everything carefully, deliberately and ultimately, correctly. He's very smart, knows a lot about the system, and won't B.S. you. He tells you straight up what could happen to you and what's going on. I cried when the Jury said, “Not Guilty.“

"He made the cop squirm on the witness stand for every lie."



LYNN

OUI DRUGS 3RD OFFENSE THROWN OUT OF COURT

My client had been charged with OUI-Drugs 3rd offense for taking the antidepressant Trazodone and faced a mandatory jail sentence of at least six months. Upon researching the issue, I found the one case in Massachusetts directly addressing its legality under the MA statute. A respected Judge had done an exhaustive eight page analysis and concluded that Trazodone -- as an anti depressant --was NOT included in the list of drugs barred by the statute. I presented a copy of the case to the DA and Judge on the very first Court date and managed to get the case thrown out of Court even before my client was arraigned so it never even appeared on his criminal record at all.




LEOMINSTER - FITCHBURG

3RD OFFENSE REDUCED TO 2ND- NO JAIL TIME

My client was facing his third offense and a mandatory jail sentence of six months minimum after crossing the center line and committing multiple lanes violations. The officer noted in his report that client could barely stand when he got out of his pickup truck. On the date of trial, I convinced the district attorney to reduce the charge from third offense - a felony -- down to second offense -- only a misdemeanor. Thus, I saved my client from a felony conviction and the concomitant mandatory minimum six months in jail.




DUDLEY - E. BROOKFIELD

NOT GUILTY 3RD OFFENSE DUE TO ODOR OF SOLVENTS

My client was stopped for a minor lanes violation and charged with his 3rd offense, thus facing mandatory jail time and a thirteen year license loss. He had been working in a small bathroom all day using solvents to remove floor tile. His clothes reeked of this and caused his breath to mimic the smell of alcohol. I called the homeowner for whom he had been working to testify at trial to verify these unusual facts. The Judge gave us a "directed verdict" of not guilty. Plus, he then reversed client's five year refusal suspension so he got his license back.




HAVERHILL

3rd OFFENSE REDUCED TO 2ND: NO 6 MONTH JAIL TERM

My client blew an over limit .15 breathalyzer after a bad accident. Charged with his third offense, he faced a mandatory jail sentence of at least six months and an 8 year loss of license. I stressed to the DA that his 2 priors were from out of state and the Commonwealth would have a difficult time proving my client was the same man convicted there. The DA immediately agreed with me and reduced the charge. Result: No jail time.




MILFORD - WORCESTER

NOT GUILTY: 3RD OFFENSE
5 YEAR REFUSAL SUSPENSION ORDERED REVERSED

Client was facing his third offense, a mandatory jail sentence of six months to two and one half years plus a five year refusal suspension. After considerable effort during discovery, I obtained the booking video from the Police Department. At trial, I was able to show the Judge how he was able to remove his belt and jewelry with no problems, thus showing he retained fine motor skills and there were no signs of swaying or unsteadiness during the 30 minute video. I argued this created the requisite reasonable doubt. The Judge agreed. Then, at a subsequent Hearing, the judge ordered his license fully restored.





BOARD OF APPEALS, CONCORD COURT

8 YEAR REFUSAL SUSPENSION REDUCED TO 45 DAYS

Client had received an eight year license suspension of his driving license from the Registry of Motor Vehicles based on their 1978 records showing him to have faced a 3rd offense. I researched the old charge and discovered Probation records which showed his guilty finding was revoked later that year but never reported to the RMV. I presented these in a Memorandum with Exhibits to the three member Board and argued for the immediate restoration of his full privilege license.

The Board agreed and restored his license the same day.



LEOMINSTER

ALL INCRIMINATING STATEMENTS THROWN OUT OF COURT

Charged with his 3rd offense, my client made several incriminating statements about his drinking: what he had to drink, when he drank it and how much. At my Motion to Suppress Evidence, I argued that the DA did not show that my client (1.) had been properly given all his Miranda warnings at the time or, even if he had, whether he (2.) understood them and (3.) "knowingly, intelligently, and voluntarily" waived them as is required by the case law.

The Judge had no choice but to throw all his incriminating statements out of Court.




LYNN

OUI DRUGS 3RD OFFENSE THROWN OUT OF COURT

My client had been charged with OUI-Drugs 3rd offense for taking the antidepressant Trazodone and faced a mandatory jail sentence of at least six months. Upon researching the issue, I found the one case in Massachusetts directly addressing its legality under the MA statute. A respected Judge had done an exhaustive eight page analysis and concluded that Trazodone -- as an anti depressant --was NOT included in the list of drugs barred by the statute. I presented a copy of the case to the DA and Judge on the very first Court date and managed to get the case thrown out of Court even before my client was arraigned so it never even appeared on his criminal record at all.




DUDLEY - E. BROOKFIELD

NOT GUILTY 3RD OFFENSE DUE TO ODOR OF SOLVENTS

My client was stopped for a minor lanes violation and charged with his 3rd offense, thus facing mandatory jail time and a thirteen year license loss. He had been working in a small bathroom all day using solvents to remove floor tile. His clothes reeked of this and caused his breath to mimic the smell of alcohol. I called the homeowner for whom he had been working to testify at trial to verify these unusual facts. The Judge gave us a "directed verdict" of not guilty. Plus, he then reversed client's five year refusal suspension so he got his license back.




AYER

FACING THIRD OFFENSE, ENDS UP WITH HARDSHIP LICENSE

My client was stopped for speeding and charged with her 3rd offense. Before appearing in Court, I went to the RMV and obtained her complete driving history all the way back to the beginning. After presenting it to the Judge, I was able to convince him that one of her priors was an error and since the other was over ten years old, she was entitled to be treated as a first offender all over again. Instead of mandatory jail, she was able to get a hardship license immediately.




BARNSTABLE

FIVE YEAR REFUSAL SUSPENSION REVERSED

Facing his 3rd offense, client had refused to take the breath test and suffered a five year license suspension. I prepared an Affidavit and Memorandum for a Hearing at the Boston RMV claiming that his refusal had not been witnessed properly on the required "Statutory Rights and Consent Form." When the RMV denied our claim, I appealed it to District Court and convinced the Judge otherwise.

The Judge found the RMV "made an erroneous interpretation of the law and exceeded its constitutional authority."



MILFORD - WORCESTER

HERE'S HOW I BEAT A DUI FOR THIS CLIENT:
THIRD OFFENDER NOT GUILTY – NO JAIL OR 13 YEAR LICENSE LOSS

A civilian cell phone caller testified that my client had twice crossed into the opposite lane completely. He was charged with his 3rd offense and faced a mandatory jail sentence of six months up to two and one half years. I made a copy of the videotape of his booking procedure and produced it at Trial. For 28 minutes, it showed no unsteadiness on his feet or other signs of intoxication. I argued to the Judge this created the required "reasonable doubt" despite the testimony of the two witnesses.

Result:
No 6 month jail term and no 13 year license loss