OUI / RMV License Suspensions

You can't win unless your attorney is experienced and knows what they are doing.

As the former Director of Enforcement at the RMV and a former member of the Motor Vehicle Board of Appeals, Attorney Eddie Jenkins has the experience needed to handle your OUI cases.

You may have heard people refer to "drunk driving" as DUI, DWI, or OUI. In Massachusetts, the official charge applying to operating under the influence of alcohol and /or illegal drugs is Operating Under the Influence, or OUI. Massachusetts state law can be confusing and is frequently changing with recent upward trends in penalties. The unknown outcome of any pending OUI charges can be frightening and scary for anyone facing these serious charges. You might wonder what happens next? Will I go to jail? What kind of penalties am I facing?

OUI/RMV License Suspensions - DUI Lawyer - Attorney for driving under the influence in Boston, Massachusetts

Time is of the essence, if you have been arrested or charged with an OUI and if you delay hiring an attorney you may risk missing an opportunity to minimize the penalties.    617.238.5215


If you were arrested for Operating Under the Influence (OUI), these are the facts that will affect your winning the case and/or license restoration:

  • Officer's observations for stopping you
  • Field sobriety test
  • Breathalyzer
  • Booking photographs or videos
  • Blood test
  • Whether there was an accident and/or 3rd party observation
  • Prior offenses
  • Whether there was a refusal

Note: Whether you win or lose, the RMV will take further action if there is a refusal.

RMV Suspensions(s) - Hardship Licenses

  1. DUI
  2. Immediate threat
  3. Habitual traffic offender (HTO)
  4. Refusal to take breathalyzer

Note: Some of these are statutory suspensions, but it is usually impossible to navigate this territory alone because you will have to go before a hearing officer and board of appeals.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • If I have just been arrested for DUI for the first time when can I get my license back from the courts and what actions will the RMV take?
  • What if it wasn't my first offense?
  • What if I have been accused of refusing to take the breathalyzer and am charged with chemical test refusal (CTR)?
  • How much time do I have to appeal?
  • What is a Hardship License and how do I know if I am eligible to apply?
  • What if I have a previous CTR conviction or convictions, what are my chances of obtaining a Hardship License?
  • If my license has been suspended for being a habitual traffic offender, what are my options?
  • If my license was suspended for immediate threat or immediate threat medical, what can I do to get my license back?
  • If I made a mistake and used false information on my driver's license application and I am facing a hearing before the RMV Fraud Unit or have been suspended by the RMV for using false information, what should I do?

For answers to these questions or others you may have please contact us immediately!    617.238.5215

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