Fourth Offense OUI

Beginning on November 30, 2002, the Massachusetts Legislature increased the “look back” period from ten years to a lifetime lookback. The “look back” period relates to how far back the Prosecutor and the Registry of Motor Vehicles will look back for any prior offenses. If convicted of a fourth offense OUI the penalties are significant: […]

Habitual Traffic Offender License Suspension | Hardship License Attorney

Did you know that your motor vehicle license could be suspended for four years if you were to get 12 civil infractions in five years or just three convictions for major offenses? Under M.G.L. c. 90, § 22F the Registry of Motor Vehicles will automatically suspend an individual’s license for four years if they are determined to […]

Effect of Out of State Offenses & License Suspensions on Massachusetts Drivers

Massachusetts Residents and License Holders who are arrested, convicted or suspended in another state of any number of offenses such as OUI/DUI, Reckless Operation and motor vehicle law violations can face suspension of their Massachusetts Driver’s License or right to operate. There are a number of different reasons or ways by which a Massachusetts Resident […]

Third Offense OUI/DUI Defense

ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THIRD OFFENSE OUI/DUI IN MASACHUSETTS If you have been arrested and charged with an OUI and it is your Third Offense the consequences and the stakes are very different than a First or Second Offense OUI. You need a lawyer who not only knows the consequences but who knows how to […]

Second Offense OUI / DUI Defense

If you have been arrested and charged with a Second Offense OUI, it’s critical to have an Attorney who understands both the courtroom and the Registry of Motor Vehicles to avoid jail time and limit and possible license suspension. Second Offense OUI/DUI Defense If you have been arrested and charged with OUI and you have […]

Criminal Offense Convictions Can Lead to License Suspensions

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, there are a significant number of criminal statutes under which a conviction could not only result in criminal penalties but also carry mandatory driver’s license suspensions. Such license suspensions can run from 45 days all the way to a lifetime revocation. Below is a list of just some of the […]

Meet With Our License Attorney If Your Junior Operator License Is In Jeopardy

In Massachusetts, if you are under 18 years old it is critical that you follow the junior operator license regulations. If you fail to comply with these complex laws and regulations, no matter how minor of a violation, your license will be suspended. In many cases not only will your license be suspended, but you […]

All About License Suspensions For Commercial Drivers In Massachusetts, And How To Keep Your Right To Drive

Some of the harshest license suspensions in Massachusetts affect those of us who are holders of a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Several decades ago, Massachusetts adopted the Federal Government’s Department of Transportation standards and regulations related to commercial driver license disqualifications. Under these standards, CDL license holders can have their commercial licenses suspended even for […]

7 Surchargeable Events 60-Day License Suspension

In Massachusetts if a driver accumulates seven motor vehicle law violation convictions or “at-fault” accidents over three years, the Registry of Motor Vehicles will issue a 60 day license suspension. Pursuant to G.L. c. 175 §113B, the Registry will automatically issue the suspension notice upon receipt of seventh conviction or “at-fault” determination. It is important to note […]