What’s the difference between OUI and DUI, in Massachusetts?

Steven SabraCriminal Defense, DUI

Ever wonder what the difference is between an OUI (operating under the influence) charge and a DUI (driving under the influence) charge? Truth be told, there isn’t much difference at all. It just so happens that Massachusetts uses the OUI standard, whereas other states use the DUI standard. There is one distinction that you should be made aware of, however. … Read More

3 Things to Consider When Hiring a Swansea, MA Criminal Defense Lawyer

Steven SabraCriminal Defense

Hiring a lawyer can be an overwhelming and stressful time, especially if you’ve just suffered a personal injury or are facing criminal charges. But despite the added stress that led to your need for an attorney, it’s important to remember that hiring a criminal defense lawyer in Swansea entails more than just calling the first person you find by a … Read More

Can Someone Be Prosecuted for Lying to Fall River Police?

Steven SabraCriminal Defense

Being arrested is a traumatic experience by itself. Being arrested for something you know you didn’t do obviously exacerbates that trauma. While not necessarily a common occurrence in Greater Fall River, it does happen that people are falsely accused, and arrested. The results can include a damaged reputation, loss of work, and unwarranted stress to your life, family, and home. … Read More