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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Commonwealth v. D.S. – Brighton District Court (Boston Police Department)

Charge: OUI-First Offense Result: Dismissed Client was involved in a motor vehicle accident after a vehicle came into her lane of travel forcing her to collide with a parked motor vehicle.  A concerned citizen assisted the client out of the motor vehicle and called the police.  When the police arrived the client was outside of the motor vehicle.  The police report was silent as to any conversation that occurred between the client and the police.  The officer observed the client to be unsteady on her feet and have slurred speech and placed her under arrest.  At the station, field sobriety
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Attorney James Milligan: Very professional and responsive. Highly recommend.

After searching and speaking with 4 attorneys to handle my DUI case, Attorney James Milligan became the clear choice. In my first meeting with him, he carefully reviewed my case and went over all the potential options/outcomes and gave me an honest assessment of his opinion regarding the facts of my case. He laid out what his strategy would be, my options for winning the case, and the downside/risks of potentially losing. He was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of the law and areas to challenge the charges in my case. Having never faced charges of any kind before, it
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Commonwealth v. R.M. – Cambridge District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Not Guilty Client was pulled over on Route 2 in Cambridge by a Massachusetts State Trooper for speeding.  The Trooper observed the client to show signs of being impaired by alcohol and as a result asked the client to exit his car.  The client refused to get out of his car (Unless you are placed under arrest there is no obligation to get out of your car).  The Trooper after several requests proceeded to CUT OUT the client’s seat belt and physically assisted the client from exiting the car. Client refused to take the breath test.
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Commonwealth v. E.K – Cambridge District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Case Dismissed Client was at a work function and had consumed a reasonable amount of alcohol and was driving numerous people home when she was pulled over.  Client had witnesses to confirm her whereabouts and alcohol consumption. On the trial date the government witnesses did not appear and the case was dismissed.
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Commonwealth v. E.D – Quincy District Court

Charge:          OUI-Second Offense Result:           Not Guilty Weymouth police responded to a call alleging the client left the scene of an accident.  Witnesses observed the client’s vehicle scrape the other vehicle at the restaurant and got the registration of the motor vehicle.  The client lived just around the corner from the restaurant.  They knocked on the door and his wife let the Weymouth Police into the home.  They engaged the client in conversation noticing an odor of alcohol and problems with his speech. The Weymouth Police asked the client to perform Field Sobriety Tests in his pajamas and slippers and it
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Commonwealth v. R.M. – Hingham District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:            Not Guilty Client was on his Harley Davidson motorcycle in Rockland and was traveling well in excess of the speed limit and had apparently traveled through a red light in the process.  The officer activated his lights and noticed the client was unsteady on his feet and he put the bike on its stand.  The client produced his license and registration with no problems but the officer observed the client to have red/glassy eyes and problems with his speech.  The client did not perform well on the field tests but was able to provide reasonable explanations
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Massachusetts Drunk Driving Lawyers

Massachusetts drunk driving lawyer, Attorney James Milligan is one of just a few attorneys in Massachusetts who is board certified in drunk driving defense by the American Bar Association. Concentrating his practice entirely on Massachusetts drunk driving defense, OUI defense, DUI defense, and DWI defense, Attorney Milligan is often the best resource for other lawyers representing a client charged with drunk driving in Massachusetts. If you’ve been charged in Massachusetts with drunk driving or operating under the influence of alcohol you need an attorney who specializes in Massachusetts drunk driving defense. Finding the best dui lawyer in Massachusetts can mean
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Commonwealth v. P.S. – Plymouth District Court

Charge:           OUI-First Offense Result:             Dismissed Client was pulled over in Halifax for going through a redlight and committing a marked lane violation.  The client pulled over with no problem.  The officer approached the client and made some observations consistent with alcohol.  The Halifax officer asked the client to perform some field sobriety tests, which he performed reasonably well.  Client refused to take the breath test. At trial, the government was unable to proceed resulting in a dismissal.  Client had no record .
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Commonwealth v. D.V. – Attleboro District Court

Charge:           OUI-Second Offense Result:             Case Dismissed Client was stopped by a Massachusetts State Police Officer for weaving and nearly hitting a jersey barrier.  The trooper approached and noticed sign of impairment.  The client failed the Field Sobriety Tests and was placed under arrest.  Client refused to take the breath test. At trial the government was unable to proceed on the trial date, thus the case was dismissed.
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