The First Steps After an OUI ArrestPosted In: OUI/DUI
If you have been arrested or charged with Driving a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs in Massachusetts, your next decision will likely be the most important decision you make following your entire ordeal. There are many attorneys who will give you the runaround, secure your business, and fail to protect your rights. Our firm, Eden Rafferty, Attorneys at Law not only offers the knowledge and experience, but we are fearless of going to trial. A police officer has accused you of breaking the law, however, they have the burden of proving beyond a reasonable doubt, that you indeed broke it. We litigate cases constantly, forcing the accusers to face you eye to eye, one more time, this time with knowledge and protection.
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Diary the Events
Make a diary of the events that transpired, the events just happened and your memory is the freshest it will be.
Avoid Media Platforms
Stay off of Social Media or avoid sending messages to anyone, which could be taken out of context and used against you at trial.
Call Eden Rafferty
It is instrumental to call our office following your arrest and before going to appear in Court for your arraignment. We have a live operator 24 hours per day, seven days per week, ready to assist you. If one of our attorneys is unavailable, they will call you back at their first opportunity. Speaking with an attorney not only begins to calm a person who was arrested, but also educates a person for preparing, parking, documents needed, and where exactly to go when you arrive at the Court House. Our lawyers are familiar with Courts throughout the state and can assist you in simple tips to avoid additional anxiety on the day of Court. Our lawyers regularly meet with the individuals at the arraignment as a courtesy prior to formally being retained.