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Boston First Offense OUI Attorney

Helping You Fight through a First Offense

If this is your first DUI, you probably feel nervous about the future. At Jack Diamond Law Offices, we are here to help you understand the consequences you may be facing and how to best utilize your legal options. We have been in the legal sphere for more than 20 years, and we understand the ins and outs of criminal law. Attorney Jack Diamond has worked as a prosecutor from 1990 – 1994, giving him a professional perspective from both sides of the legal system.

When it comes to a first DUI charge, don’t handle the logistics on your own. Instead, call our firm at (617) 925-6772 for a free initial consultation.

Penalties for a First DUI

Thankfully, a first DUI does not indicate a pattern of offenses. This means that the court will naturally respond with lighter punishments.

Most first-time DUIs result in:

  • Up to 2.5 years in incarceration
  • Fines between $500 and $5,000
  • License suspension for up to one year

Sometimes, we may be able to secure probation for a client in conjunction with an alcohol education class. The guilty party will need to pay for the class out-of-pocket.

Will I Lose My License?

If you are convicted of a DUI, you will need to relinquish your license for a minimum period of 45 days, with most license suspension penalties capped at 90 days. Not being able to drive may affect your ability to attend work, school, perform necessary errands, or make important appointments. For these cases, the court will allow you to apply for a school or work hardship consideration three months into your license suspension.

If you are still restricted from driving after six months, you can request a general hardship consideration. When it comes time to reinstate your license, you will need to pay a $500 fee to the Registry of Motor Vehicles.

Walking Clients Through Every Step of the Process

If we choose to take on your case, we will stand by you as you work through your DUI charge. Check out our five-star ratings to see what others are saying about the Jack Diamond Law Offices. We also have offices located in Quincy, Plymouth, and Hingham.

Call our Boston OUI Lawyer at (617) 925-6772 or contact us online right now. We are available 24/7.