Commonwealth v. G.S. – Wareham District Court– Bourne State Police

Charge: OUI, Marked Lanes Violation Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client’s vehicle was spotted weaving from side to side within the lane and was stopped by police. Officer approached the vehicle and immediately noticed the client’s eyes were bloodshot, glassy, and he had difficulty keeping them open. The officer also detected an overwhelming odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from within the car, and it appeared to get stronger as the client spoke. Client spoke with heavily slurred speech and admitted to having a few beers when asked. Client was asked to exit the vehicle and was unsteady on his feet
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Commonwealth v. B.T. – Attleboro District Court– Mansfield Police Department

Charge: OUI, Negligent Operation of MV, Speeding, Marked Lanes Violation Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client was stopped after an officer determined his vehicle to be driving erratically and operating at a very high rate of speed in bad weather conditions. Officer approached the vehicle and detected a distinct odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from within the vehicle. Officer observed the client’s eyes to be very glassy. Client stated he had a couple of beers when asked. Client was asked to exit the vehicle and was unsteady on his feet when doing so. Officer administered a series of field sobriety
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Commonwealth v. M.P. – Quincy District Court– State Police

Charge: OUI Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client was observed speeding and making several marked lanes violations and was stopped by police. Officer approached the vehicle and immediately detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from within the vehicle. Officer observed the client’s eyes to be bloodshot and glassy, and he spoke with slurred speech when responding to questions. Client admitted to having three mixed drinks earlier that evening when asked. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client had difficulty completing all assessments and was placed under arrest. Client consented to a breath test during the booking
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Commonwealth v. D.C. – Dedham District Court– Wellesley Police Department

Charge: OUI, Operating to Endanger, Marked Lanes Violation Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client (College Student) was involved in a one car motor vehicle crash. Officers arrived and noted there were four males in the vehicle which appeared to be alert and conscious. As the officer spoke with the client he detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle. Officer began to question the passengers of the vehicle who stated they believed the client had been drinking earlier in the evening. Client admitting to having consumed alcoholic beverages when asked and that he fell asleep while driving. Client
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Commonwealth v. R.H. – Marlborough District Court– Marlborough Police Department

Charge: OUI 3rd Offense, Marked Lanes Violation Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client was stopped by police for driving over a median and into the opposing lane. Officer detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the client’s breath while speaking with him. Officer also observed the client’s eyes to be bloodshot and his speech was slightly slurred. Client admitted to having consumer four alcoholic beverages when asked. Client was asked to exit the vehicle and was unsteady and lost his balance while doing so. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client could not complete any of
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Commonwealth v. B.W. – Woburn District Court– Andover State Police

Charge: OUI 2nd Offense Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client was stopped at a sobriety checkpoint. Officer observed the client’s eyes to be glassy and red and his speech was slurred. Officer also detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the client’s breath. Client admitted to having one beer when asked by the officer. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client had difficulty completing all assessments. Client refused the portable breath test and was placed under arrest. Sobriety checkpoint cases are generally strong cases because there is no form of erratic driving. This was the case in
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. S.H. – Plymouth District Court– Plymouth Police Department

Charge: Operating Under the Influence Result: OUI- Dismissed; Cop did not show up Police responded to a report and found the client passed out in his car with the engine running. Officer immediately detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the client’s breath, and observed his eyes to be bloodshot. Client admitted to having three beers when asked, and his speech was slurred when answering questions. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client failed all assessments and was placed under arrest. This case is yet another example of trying everything we can to defend a case
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Commonwealth v. L .P. – Brockton District Court– Brockton Police Department

Charge: OUI Result: OUI- Not Guilty Client was stopped by police for failing to remain within the marked lane of travel. Officer approached the vehicle and detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the client’s breath when she spoke. Client admitted to having two beers when asked by the officer. Client was asked to exit the vehicle and lost her balance upon doing so. Officer also noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage had become stronger. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client failed all assessments and was placed under arrest. This was a case
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Commonwealth v. M.W. – Attleboro District Court– Mansfield Police Department

Charge:   Operating Under the Influence Result:  OUI- Not Guilty Client was stopped by police for running a red light. Officer approached the vehicle and immediately detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from within the vehicle. Client’s speech was slurred and his movements were slow and fumbled. Officer also observed the client’s eyes to be glossy and bloodshot. Officer administered a series of field sobriety tests. Client had difficulty completing all assessments. Client would not consent to a portable breath test and was placed under arrest. The client indicated to the officer that he thought the light was yellow, not
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Commonwealth v. J.B. – Dedham District Court (2011) – Brookline Police OUI DWI

Charge:  Operating under the Influence of Alcohol (2nd Offense) Result:  Not Guilty Client was observed by a Brookline police officer travelling without his headlights on and after following for about 3 minutes observed the vehicle pull into a “Bus Only” turn lane and take a right hand turn on a red light where turning on red was prohibited.  Client stopped his vehicle for the police and was inquired of by the officer. The officer observed an odor of alcohol, slurred speech and his eyes to be bloodshot/red/glassy. As a result the officer asked the client to perform field sobriety tests. 
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Commonwealth v. J.P. – Roxbury District Court (2011) – State Police OUI DWI

Charge:  Operating under the Influence of Alcohol (2nd Offense) Result:  Not Guilty Client was observed by a Massachusetts State trooper operating his motor vehicle without its headlights on.  As a result the trooper stopped the client and made inquiry.  During initial contact the trooper observed the client to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech and red/glassy eyes.  As a result, the trooper requested the client to exit his motor vehicle and perform field sobriety tests.  The trooper administered 3 field sobriety tests and concluded that the client was under the influence of alcohol.  The client elected to take a
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Commonwealth v. D.G. – Lynn Drunk Driving Charges (2011) – Marblehead

Charge: Operating under the Influence of Alcohol Result: Dismissed Client was seen standing on a sidewalk next to a restaurant/bar fumbling with her purse and as she crossed the street the officer noted that she had a slight swagger.  Based upon these observation he made contact with the client as she entered her motor vehicle.  The officer noted that the headlights were on and the window was down when he engaged the client in conversation from his cruiser on the opposite side of the street.  The officer noted that the client’s eyes were bloodshot and glassy and told her to
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Commonwealth v. J.G. – Westboro OUI DWI (2011) – State Police

Charge:  Operating under the Influence of Alcohol Result:  Not Guilty Client encountered a State Police Sobriety checkpoint and was diverted from the flow of traffic in the “pit” or screening area.  A State Trooper conducted a series of Field Sobriety tests, but the only tests that were admitted at the trial were te walk and turn test and the one legged stand.  Trooper drafted a candid, succinct police report wherein the client completed these tests with very little difficulty.  While the Trooper had probable cause to arrest the client given the evidence at trial it was insufficient to convict him
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Commonwealth v. J.P. – Roxbury District Court (2011) – State Police

Charge: Operating under the Influence of Alcohol (2nd Offense) Result: Not Guilty Client was observed by a Massachusetts State trooper operating his motor vehicle without its headlights on.  As a result the trooper stopped the client and made inquiry.  During initial contact the trooper observed the client to have an odor of alcohol, slurred speech and red/glassy eyes.  As a result, the trooper requested the client to exit his motor vehicle and perform field sobriety tests.  The trooper administered 3 field sobriety tests and concluded that the client was under the influence of alcohol.  The client elected to take a
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Commonwealth v. M.L. (Boston Municipal Court OUI) Boston Police

Charge: Operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol Result: Not Guilty Client was observed by a security officer to be stumbling down the street.  The security officer observed client for about five minutes when he observed him enter his motor vehicle.  Security officer followed client in his own motor vehicle and observed client commit some marked lane violation nearly striking some parked cars.  Security officer called his friend, a Boston police officer, who was working in the same area to come to his location to observe the vehicle. The Boston police officer arrived and observed the client  travel for
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Braintree MA OUI Attorney: Driver in Death of Braintree Woman Indicted for Homicide

As reported by The BraintreePatch: A Somerville man has been indicted by a Middlesex Grand Jury after a drunk driving accident last summer led to the death of a 29-year-old Braintree pre-school teacher. Sinead M. Lovett was sitting behind Richard Migliacci, 37, on a motorycle on July 9, 2010, when Migliacci allegedly began to drive erratically on Route 28 in Somerville while intoxicated, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said in a statement released Friday. “It is alleged that the defendant ran a red light on Route 28 near Wellington circle and proceeded to travel at a high rate of speed
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Commonwealth v. S.M. (Plymouth District Court-2011) Hanson MA Police

Charge:  Operating under the Influence of Alcohol Result:  Not Guilty Client was involved in an accident where his vehicles ONSTAR system called the police.  Apparently the person in front of him stopped short for an animal in the road and the client rear-ended the other vehicle.  The civilian testified that the client looked dazed but did not notice any indicia of alcohol consumption like slurred speech or an odor of alcohol.  Both parties pulled over to a nearby gas station  and the police had responded at the that moment. The police officer made contact with the client on the passenger
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Commonwealth v. D.C. (Worcester District Court-2011) Blackstone, MA Police

Charge:  Operating under the Influence of Alcohol & Negligent Operation of MV Result:  Not Guilty on both Charges Client was observed in the town of Blackstone by a police officer make an abrupt skidding stop for no apparent reason and then pull into a parking lot where the offier was stationary.  Client pulled out of parking lot with no problem and the officer pursued him into Warwick, RI.  The officer followed the client in Warwick, RI for about 3 miles.  He observed the client nearly striking parked motor vehicle and making wide turns on a few occasions.  The client eventually
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Commonwealth v. R.L. (Lynn District Court) – Massachusetts State Police

Charge:  Operating under the Influence 2nd Offense Result:  Not Guilty Client was stopped by a Massachusetts State Trooper for marked lanes violation.  The trooper asked for his license and registration.  The Trooper observed an odor coming from client’s breath, his eyes were bloodshot and glassy and his speech was slurred.  Trooper asked the client to exit his truck and perform field sobriety tests, the one legged stand and the 9 step walk and turn.  The client did not perform well on the one legged stand but performed real well on the 9 step walk and turn.  After cross examination, it
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Commonwealth v. P.H (Plymouth District Court) 2011 – Kingston MA Police Department

Charge: Operating under the influence and Negligent Operation of MV Result: Dismissed Client was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Kingston, Massachusetts.  Police arrived and found the client outside of his motor vehicle with a female.  Client was bleeding from his head.  Client denied he was driving the motor vehicle although the female told the police that the client was driving.  Client was not arrested and was transported to the hospital where blood was drawn for medical purposes.  It yielded an alcohol content well above the legal limit. The government was unable to prove that client was operating the
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Best OUI lawyer – Massachusetts, Plymouth County

“Best OUI lawyer I ever dealt with, straight up and very honest. lways calls you back and can answer all your questions . He got me off a 2nd offense. I highly recommend him.” Robert – Charged with OUI in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
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Fantastic DUI Lawyer – Quincy, Massachusetts

“Attorney Milligan was excellent in helping to resolve an issue with the board of appeals regarding my C.D.L. He was recommended via another attorney as being one of the best in these matters. James Milligan Jr Esq. was accessible and accommodating. He even came to my home town to meet with me and go over where we were in the process. He returned all calls and addressed all issues. At the hearing James Milligan Attorney, was polite but firm and very knowledgeable about Mass. State laws and its subcodes. He won my case and went as far as to make
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OUI DUI Attorney – Brockton MA

“Attorney Milligan took my case when I had lost confidence in the initial attorney that I hired. One of the best qualities of Attorney Milligan are his communication skills, he consistently kept me informed. I also had a feeling throughout my case that I had a lawyer that had an extremely high level of understanding of the specific legal matters. While I did not get the verdict that Attorney Milligan or I was looking for, I feel that I was treated fairly and that I had the best possible defense and I would comfortably refer him to anyone that needs
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Commonwealth v. K.H. – Plymouth District Court (Plympton MA Police Department)

Charge:            OUI-First Offense Result:            Not Guilty Client stopped for speeding during a winter storm.   Plympton police Roadway was snow covered and slick strong odor eyes glassy and bloodshot admission to drinking  finger to nose exited vehicle slowly, one leg stand and walk and turn did not complete, refused BT. Trial snow conditions were an issue casting doubt on validity of tests and the passenger girlfriend was sober and testified on his behalf that he was not impaired by alcohol.
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Commonwealth v. S.Y. – Wrentham Distric Court (Norfolk MA Police Department)

Charge: OUI- First Offense Result: Not Guilty Client stopped for speeding 71 in a 50.  Pulled over with no problems.  Produced his license and registration with no problems.  Client admitted to consuming 8 beers, ut the officer did not ask over what time period he had consumed those beers.  Client asked to step from car and di so without any issues with balance.  Client was administered 4 field sobriety tests, however othe Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test was excluded prior to trial.  Other tests included the One legged Stand, the Finger to Nose Test and a 9 Step Walk and
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