Mass. RMV Q&A

Your Mass. Driving Record Can’t be Sealed or Expunged.

My law office often gets inquiries from individuals who are attempting to seal their driving records or driver histories. Unfortunately, in Massachusetts, this is impossible. Many candidates for public safety employment as police officers or firefighters as well as CDL drivers have been denied employment due to automobile law violations and other more serious infractions such as operating after suspension, leaving the scene of an accident, operating to endanger, or operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. All of…

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Chemical Test Refusal Appeal Q&A

Question: I have a few questions about Melanie’s Law. I was recently charged with O.U.I. in Massachusetts and refused the Breath Test. I missed the 15 day window to appeal the BTR. Is there any way to get an appeal hearing? That being said there are a few thing that i feel should be considered.My charge was a result of a single car motor vehicle accident. I have been getting treated by a doctoer for Vertigo,Light headedness and Dizziness.I was…

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Questions & Answers re: NDR & Out of State Issues

Question: I received a DUI in the State of New Hampshire in October of 2012. I am moving to Massachusetts and am looking to find out how to get my license back, so I do not lose my job. Answer: MassDOT will not issue you a Massachusetts driver’s license if your license or right to operate is under suspension or revocation in any other state. Without this requirement, drunk drivers could simply move around to avoid mandatory DUI license suspensions.…

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