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Celebrate America's Birthday Too Hard This Year? Why You and 18 Others Should Hire an Experienced Local DUI Lawyer

Posted by Matthew Marin | Jul 05, 2022 | 0 Comments

America turned 245 this year. While the 4th of July is always a cause for celebration, the RI State Police were out in force and reported arresting 18 people for DUI this weekend alone (not counting town and local authorities). 

Have you found yourself facing a drunk driving charge? While we wish you had taken an Uber, it is important that you speak with an experienced DUI Lawyer to understand how this will impact your life and future right away. Why you ask? Read our top reasons below and contact us today to get started:

  1. Rhode Island law allows the Court to suspend your drivers license at your first court date under many circumstances, even for a first offense;
  2. Rhode Island law severely punishes those charged and convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
  3. A second offense DUI in Rhode Island carries with it the possibility of a significant mandatory jail sentence as well as a mandatory license suspension measured in years, not months.

How can an experienced DUI lawyer help? As an experienced Rhode Island criminal defense attorney, we know how to navigate the legal process to resolve your criminal charges in a manner that is the best under the circumstances.  We can also put a plan in place to help you maintain your drivers license while your DUI case is pending.  Call us today at 401-228-8271.

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Matthew Marin

Attorney Matthew T. Marin is a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer with an outstanding track record in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With expertise in DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes, he is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. A "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and a member of the National College for DUI Defense and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Attorney Marin is committed to staying current with the latest legal developments and giving back to his community through pro bono work.


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