OUI/DUI Defense

Our Lawyers

Richard Rafferty
Founding Partner

Matthew J. Homes

Matthew J. Holmes
Associate Attorney

What Our Clients Say

“Richard Rafferty is the most experienced, talented, responsive, and professional attorney that I’ve ever worked with. He has also surrounded himself with a top-shelf supporting staff. That firm is a results-oriented operation where you are treated like their “only” client.” – T.M.

“I would highly recommend Richard Rafferty’s services to anyone that is looking for an extremely ethical, trustworthy, and expert attorney. All of his services are handled with the highest degree of urgency as well with exceptional professionalism. Mr. Rafferty has been extraordinarily helpful, providing informed business advice and solutions to all my inquiries and created a solid strategy and approach to resolving all potential legal issues. As a result, Mr. Rafferty protected my assets and fortified my professional reputation. Mr. Rafferty and his skilled support team delivered superior service.”C.M.

Victories

Not Guilty

OUI

Dismissed

OUI – 2nd Offense

OUI

Dismissed

OUI

Pretrial Probation

OUI/DUI Defense

If you are pulled over and charged with Operating your Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs in Massachusetts, the ramifications of a conviction can be life-altering. These charges are commonly referred to as an OUI Liquor or OUI Drugs for short. Even if you have a pristine driving record, there are harsh penalties associated with an OUI conviction. 

This is why it is extremely important to speak with an experienced attorney for you to understand the multi-step levels of the criminal legal system. There is so much material available online, however, much is not updated, incorrect, misleading, or misinterpreted by the average reader. Without a full understanding of your rights, there are immediate consequences that go unknown, which can turn into long-term consequences when you are not appropriately advised by an experienced criminal attorney.

We at Eden Rafferty can help. We have handled thousands of criminal cases and have seen both sides of the law. We are devoted in protecting the accused.  When we first meet with our clients, we want to terminate the helpless feeling within moments. The law is complicated, so we created a simplified approach.  

The first step, We Listen. The feeling that no one believes your story ends. The feeling that your story will be heard begins.

Second, We Educate. We understand the importance of humanizing the law and explaining each step of the process with respect to each of our client’s particular circumstances, quite often something overlooked by many of our peers.  

Third, We Reclaim. We want the feeling that when our clients leave our office, they are not only confident they will be protected, but their dignity is reclaimed.

Many OUI arrests occur over the weekend, making it difficult to get a return call back from an attorney. If you have been arrested for an OUI, call our office day or night. You will speak with a live person who could assist you directly or can be assured an attorney will call you back. Questions and concerned need to be immediately addressed, and we understand that. A formal free consultation can then be scheduled so you know who will be protecting you. Call our office at 508-795-1601.

Practice Areas

First Offense
Second Offense
Third Offense
Fourth Offense
Fifth Offense
Child Endangerment OUI/DUI
Homicide by OUI/DUI
Operating With a License Which Has Been Suspended For An OUI/DUI
OUI/DUI Causing Serious Bodily Injury
OUI/DUI Roadblocks
Breath & Blood Tests
Field Sobriety Tests
OUI/DUI From Out of State
Unlawful Police Stops
Reinstating License After OUI/DUI

First Offense

Everyone makes mistakes. Get some advice for your first offense.

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Second Offense

For your second offense, there are stricter consequences than there were for your first charge.

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Third Offense

Your third offense can result in a prison sentence up to 5 years, a loss of license for up to 13 years, and/or a fine up to $15,000.

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Fourth Offense

By your fourth offense, you could face serious prison time. You need legal help.

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Fifth Offense

A fifth offense will result in a mandatory minimum 2.5 year jail sentence with a maximum of 5 years and a lifetime loss of license.

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Child Endangerment OUI/DUI

If you were pulled over for an OUI with a child under the age of fourteen in the car, you will automatically be charged with a child endangerment OUI, which can have serious consequences.

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Homicide by OUI/DUI

If you operate a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and kill someone, it is considered a felony offense. Get legal help now.

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Operating With a License Which Has Been Suspended For An OUI/DUI

If found guilty or admitted to driving under the influence in MA, you face mandatory jail time, license loss, and fines. You need an experienced attorney to help you fight these charges.

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