A conviction in Maine for Operating Under the Influence (OUI, commonly called DUI elsewhere) can have serious, life-changing consequences. He knows how to build a powerful defense to protect you from the harsh consequences of a OUI conviction. Maine’s OUI laws are very strict. To obtain the best possible outcome, you are likely to need the services of a highly experienced OUI defense lawyer. Wayne Foote is Maine’s only Board Certified OUI defense attorney. OUI Defense Board Certification is a guarantee from the American Bar Association and the National College for DUI Defense, Inc., that your OUI defense attorney has the highest level of education, knowledge and skills necessary to defend your OUI case.
In Maine, an OUI has many severe consequences. Your license will also be suspended so you will not be able to drive until your case is resolved. Maine also operates under the zero tolerance law, meaning that if someone is under 21 and was found driving with even a trace of alcohol in their system, they will be arrested for OUI. A conviction could cost you up to $7,000, so it is important that you do everything in your power to get the charges against you dropped. OUI Attorney William Bly can help you deal with all the consequences effectively. The results of your field sobriety test, blood test, or breath test could prove to be the largest portion of evidence against you.
If you have been arrested for an OUI or another criminal drinking charge in Maine, you may have question and concerns that need to be addressed. Attorney John Webb is a qualified Maine attorney who focuses on OUI/DUI/DWI law. He has been practicing law since 1992 and he has been continuing his experience and education of criminal and OUI defense ever since. Mr. Webb went to the Maine Maritime Academy and working for the Navy as a civilian engineer. His focus on criminal defense allows him to expand my OUI practice into the area of science and drugs. In order to protect your rights and freedom, contact OUI Attorney John Webb today to begin building your OUI defense.
Matthew D. Bowe began his own solo practice in 2006, where he represented state and federal criminal appointments in Maine. Mr. Bowe has represented criminal defendants throughout Maine in jury trials. He has represented clients that have been found not guilty by Maine juries in many OUI cases. After being arrested for OUI, you may have a lot of questions that Attorney Bowe can answer. He can advise you on all legal matters, such as potentially losing your drivers license privileges, analyzing the technical aspects of your arrest such as breath and field sobriety testing, the court proceedings and the consequences of your OUI charges. Mr. Bowe will give your case personalized attention and communicate with you throughout the trial.
Attorney Matthew Nichols is widely regarded as Maine’s best attorney in the field of OUI defense. Mr. Nichols speaks to lawyers at numerous seminars on the topics of criminal defense and defense of OUI, DWI, and DUI drunk driving cases. Described as a “zealous and fearless advocate”, he is a perennial attendee at national seminars on drunk driving defense. Mr. Nichols is also a certified Intoxilyzer 5000 operator and has testified as an expert witness on its operation and administration. He has successfully defended thousands of citizens accused of OUI as well as other crimes ranging from major felonies to simple misdemeanors. He has appeared on TV and radio programs to discuss high-profile cases that he has defended.
Since 2002, Attorney Rick Hartley has been dedicated entirely to criminal defense. He has defended clients against operating under the influence (OUI), operating after revocation (OAR), and a variety of felony and misdemeanor charges in state and federal courts. His focus is on OUI, DUI, and DWI defense. Effective OUI defense requires a distinct skill set. An OUI investigation must be scrutinized with an eye to whether law enforcement abided by constitutional limits in their investigation. The OUI trial practice requires an understanding of the law and the science behind the intoxilyzer. Mr. Hartley will look at each of the factors surrounding the OUI stop and process in preparing for trial.
Attorney Michael Whipple served as an Assistant District Attorney in Portland, Maine where he handled many OUI cases. His experience is unparalleled, and he draws on this background in the District Attorney's office when he defends a client. A seasoned trial lawyer, Mr. Whipple aggressively pursues each case and works closely with clients to construct an effective defense. He has dedicated his practice to representing fellow citizens accused of committing crimes, such as OUI charges. He is committed to defending and protecting his clients throughout the criminal process. He will review evidence and attack motives and procedures of the officers as well as the results of your field sobriety test at trial. Contact Attorney Whipple today.
Attorney Adam Sherman has a passion for defending people accused of crimes and everyone deserves a vigorous defense against the power of the government. He understands that being charge with a crime, such as an OUI, is likely the most stressful experience in a person's life. Maine OUI laws are often complicated and can be confusing for the people charged. The prosecutors and officers work together to go after OUI offenders. That's why he zealously represent people being charge with OUI throughout the state. As a criminal defense attorney, he understands clients have too much to lose with the outcome of their case. Mr. Sherman is committed to fighting to ensure clients’ constitutional rights are honored.
We have searched to find attorneys / lawyers who are experienced with DWI law and who know how to deal with the affects of being arrested for DWI. These top-rated attorneys focus a significant portion of their practices to defending those accused of DWI or DUI and they understand that the consequences of a DWI conviction can destroy reputations, families, careers, and finances. They have dedicated themselves to helping people who are in danger of losing much of what they have worked for.
These top rated attorneys are continually learning and staying abreast of the latest changes in DWI laws in the state of Maine and have demonstrated an ability to navigate through the various courtrooms. When you have an attorney who is experienced you will feel more confident and more calm than when you are dealing with someone who is a general practice attorney who takes any and all cases.
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