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Can I be convicted of another crime if drunk when committing it?

You already know that you can be convicted for driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances, but what if you committed another crime while drunk? That crime may be as small as petty vandalism or could involve destruction of Massachusetts public property. If you were too drunk to be aware of what you were doing, can you be convicted for the act?

Do you understand the Standardized Field Sobriety Test?

As a driver, you know you should never drink alcohol and then get behind the wheel of your vehicle. Even though you understand the dangers of this decision, it's not out of the question that you could be pulled over by law enforcement officers who think you might have been driving drunk.

Can I get my criminal records sealed for a DUI charge?

Considering how often things such as background checks and criminal records can impact your eligibility for employment, housing, credit and other major life factors, it is understandable that you are concerned about a DUI charge on your record, whether it was dismissed or convicted. Massachusetts offers the opportunity to petition to have your criminal records sealed, but is that available for a charge for driving under the influence?

What happens when minors fail breath tests?

When someone is pulled over by a law enforcement official and asked to take a breath test, the experience can be nerve-wracking. Many people worry about the consequences that may come with failing a breath test, and whether or not they are over the legal limit. Moreover, there are times when people may be especially concerned about the consequences of failing a breath test, such as a driver who is under the age of 21 years old. When it comes to underage DUI charges, carefully handling the situation is pivotal.

Ignition interlock device: Key to freedom or major restriction?

Some individuals who are convicted of drunk driving in Massachusetts might be required to use an ignition interlock device on their vehicles. This device is meant to prevent a driver from getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, again, which could help to save lives.

Can you refuse to identify yourself during a DUI stop?

One moment of inattention behind the wheel can lead a Massachusetts police officer to believe you are driving under the influence and weaving unsafely. When the officer pulls you over to determine your sobriety, you may be within your rights to be frustrated and angry, but what happens if you act on that frustration and anger by refusing to comply with the officer's requests? You may be legally allowed to refuse a breathalyzer with penalties, but what if you refuse to identify yourself at all?

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