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RHODE ISLAND CRIMINAL DEFENSE BLOG

Refused a Breathalyzer Test in Rhode Island? Here's Why You Need the Help of Marin and Barrett Law Firm's DUI Defense Attorneys

Posted by Matthew Marin | Apr 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

If you're driving in Rhode Island and get pulled over under suspicion of DUI, the police officer may ask you to take a breathalyzer test. Refusing to do so can lead to serious consequences, including immediate license suspension at your first court appearance and long-term license suspension or ignition interlock requirements. You may also face hefty fines, costs, and assessments and mandatory community service. In this blog post, we discuss the potential penalties for refusing a breathalyzer test and emphasize the importance of seeking the guidance of experienced DUI defense attorneys like Attorney Kensley Barrett and Attorney Angelica Bovis of Marin and Barrett Law Firm. They can help you fight for your driving privileges and defend you against criminal charges. If you have been charged with refusing a breathalyzer test in Rhode Island, contact Marin and Barrett Law Firm today for a free consultation.

Are Second Offense Chemical Test Refusal Charges in Rhode Island Constitutional?

Posted by Matthew Marin | Apr 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the near future, the United States Supreme Court will determine whether it is constitutional for the State of Rhode Island to criminally punish individuals for refusing to submit to a chemical test. The impact of this determination could be huge. If you are charged with a second offense chemical test refusal in Rhode Island, be sure to speak with an experienced Rhode Island DUI Defense Attorney as soon as possible.

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Ten Consecutive Years 2014-2023

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 10 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2023. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Rhode Island are selected by the Research Team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practice area.


Rhode Island Members of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorneys Marin and Barrett are both Rhode Island General Members of the National College for DUI Defense. Members represent some of the most experienced and cutting edge DUI defense attorney's throughout the Country. Nationwide, DUI laws are extremely complex and constantly changing and the College facilitates the exchange of innovative defenses throughout the Country.