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North Attleboro OUI Lawyer

The North Attleboro police department is one of the more aggressive departments in making OUI arrests. Many arrests are made in the area of Route 1 where the highway is filled with many chain restaurants and bars.

  • Even if you were arrested, it is not illegal to go out and consume alcohol with dinner and drive home.

Facing a 2nd OUI Offense? Learn about what to expect here.

Being arrested, does mean you will have to go to court and fight the case, but it is far from a conviction for drunk driving. The Commonwealth must convince either a judge or jury that alcohol diminished your ability to drive safely, and they must prove this beyond a reasonable doubt. The jury is told that it is not illegal to consume alcohol and drive, but that is job is to decide whether the alcohol impacted your ability to drive.

You will have the opportunity to decide if you would rather have a jury or bench trial. There are pros and cons to each, but it is best to talk to an experienced trial lawyer to help you decide what the best decision will be.

Observations of the officer of the driving;

Evidence regarding field tests and their reliability or lack of reliability

The jury will make this decision based on the following:

Officer’s observations

Any defense evidence and testimony.

If you were arrested in North Attleboro, your case will be heard in the Attleboro District Court. Attorney DelSignore regularly appears in Attleboro District Court and has an office within walking distance from the court at 120 North Main Street, Suite 219A.

Attleboro District Court, 88 North Main St., Attleboro, MA 02703, handles cases in North Attleboro and the surrounding area, including:

Attleboro, Mansfield, North Attleboro, and Norton.

Michael DelSignore represents clients facing drunk driving (DUI/OUI) charges in Attleboro District Court. A Massachusetts drunk driving charge is a serious charge that should not be taken lightly as it can have significant future license consequences and narrow the range of your employment opportunities.

Many defendants arrested for 1st Offense OUI have strong cases that can result in not guilty verdicts after trial.

Those charged with a Second or Third DUI offense should contact and experienced attorney immediately. Penalties can include lifetime loss of your driver’s license, years in jail and thousands of dollars in fines.

Those charged with drunk driving in North Attleboro often have questions about Massachusetts OUI laws. You can call Attorney DelSignore at 508-455-4755 to ask your question.