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What You Should Know About Sobriety Tests

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one person across the nation dies every 52 minutes from an alcohol-related traffic accident. In Massachusetts in 2018, in the latest statistics available from the NHTSA, there were 360 traffic fatalities, 146 of them relating to alcohol Despite these statistics, many people venture out on the highways with a little too much consumed.

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Can a Bar Fight Lead to an Arrest?

According to Psychology Today, more than two-thirds of domestic violence incidents involve an abusive partner who has been drinking. Alcohol also has been tied in with half of all murders. These statistics show that it’s not unusual for people in bars consuming copious amounts of alcohol to get involved in confrontations — in the tradition of the bar fight.

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Understanding the Consequences of a Domestic Violence Charge

In the United States, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner. There are many consequences of a domestic violence charge beyond just jail. Whether it comes as a misdemeanor or a felony, a domestic violence charge and conviction can follow you in different ways. If you have been charged with domestic violence, It’s important to work with a skilled attorney.

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Common Myths About DUIs

A drunk driving charge can have long-term effects on your life. A July 2020 study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) indicated 2.5 percent of Massachusetts state residents admit to driving drunk. Nationwide, only 1.7 percent of respondents said they’d driven after drinking too much. If you have been charged with drunk driving your future, finances, and even your relationships may be at risk.

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Will I Lose My License After Being Charged With a DUI?

In 2018, about 8,280 arrests were made for driving under the influence. All DUI convictions in Massachusetts result in suspended licenses or driving privileges which can have significant ramifications on the accused’s work and social life.

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