Strong Defense Against DUI And Breathalyzer Refusal Charges
If you or a loved one are facing charges for DUI, breathalyzer refusal or both, you will have many questions following your arrest. Will I lose my license? What will happen to my job? Could I go to jail? Penalties for DUI or breathalyzer refusal charges include mandatory license suspension, heavy fines, counseling or DUI school, as well as the potential of up to 18 months of jail for certain DUI charges. This will be a stressful time for you and those who rely on you. It is not the time to go it alone in court.
My name is Tom O’Brien, criminal defense lawyer and founder of The Law Offices of Thomas H. O'Brien. I have decades of experience with DUI charges, breathalyzer refusal charges and other criminal charges throughout Rhode Island. If you are facing these charges, I can provide a sound strategy and aggressive criminal defense to get you the best results possible.
Complicated Legal Analysis Required
While DUI and refusal charges are not uncommon, Rhode Island laws on DUI and breathalyzer refusals are complex. There are many court decisions interpreting Rhode Island DUI and refusal laws that you can use to your advantage in the defense of your case. You should seek the expertise of an experienced trial attorney who has handled every type of DUI case. As both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, I have handled countless of DUI and breathalyzer refusal cases over the past 20 years as both a prosecutor and now as a criminal defense attorney.
As your lawyer, I will examine every aspect of the police allegations and assert any and all defenses available to you. I’ll work with you on issues regarding your rights advisement and field sobriety tests and determine whether there was reasonable suspicion to stop your vehicle. I will also work with you to obtain a hardship license, which could allow you to retain your license throughout your case.
Your Side Of The Story
It is important for your lawyer to understand your side of the story. I will meet with you about your DUI or refusal case and listen to your side of the story, working with you to chart a course to achieve the best possible outcome consistent with your goals. I will keep you fully informed on all aspects of your case and tirelessly represent you in court until the case is finished.