• Motion to Vacate Allowed
    NOVEMBER 2020 - OUI 1ST OFFENSE DISMISSED, 2ND OFFENSE REDUCED

    Our client was charged with an OUI, first offense, in 2014 and charged with a second offense in 2019. Our firm filed a motion to vacate the first offense plea and it was allowed by the Court. After successful negotiations with the District Attorney's Office, the Commonwealth dismissed the first offense case and reduced the second offense to a first offense. Our client is now only placed on a year of probation with a 45-day loss of license. This is an amazing result!

  • Dismissed
    OCTOBER 2020 - SECOND OFFENSE

    Our client was charged with OUI-Liquor, second offense. By emphasizing the client's concerted recovery efforts, Attorney Bernard was able to convince the prosecutor to drop the OUI charge. Additionally, our client's charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of property damage were both continued without a finding. After our client's probation has ended, their case will be completely dismissed. This is an excellent result!

  • Dismissed
    SEPTEMBER 2020 - PLEA VACATED AND CASE DISMISSED

    Our client's case was from 1995 involving a drug charge. Our office was able to file a motion to vacate the guilty plea. After negotiations with the District Attorney's Office, Attorney Bernard was able to successfully convince the District Attorney's Office to agree to the motion and dismiss the entire case. Client's entire case has now been dismissed and is off of our client's record. This is an amazing result!

  • Dismissed
    SEPTEMBER 2020 - FIRST OFFENSE

    Our client was charged with OUI-first offense. After a review of our client's booking video, Attorney Bernard discovered exculpatory evidence that gave our client leverage to fight this charge. Attorney Bernard was able to use this video evidence in negotiations with the prosecutor, who agreed to drop the OUI charge. Furthermore, due to Attorney Bernard's productive dialogue with the prosecutor, Count Two, involving negligent operation, was continued without finding for one year. Our client was found not responsible for Count Three, involving operation of an unregistered motor vehicle. Clients of Attorney Bernard know that anything that can be done, will be done, and this was an excellent result!

  • Dismissed Under Ananias
    SEPTEMBER 2020- SECOND OFFENSE

    Our client was charged with OUI- second offense. After reviewing the client's file, Attorney Bernard realized that the client's original conviction for OUI was open to be vacated under Commonwealth v. Ananias. Attorney Bernard used this knowledge in negotiations with the District Attorney, who agreed to vacate the first OUI charge against our client. Furthermore, after two years of negotiations, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss Count One- OUI. Count Two, negligent operation, was continued without finding for one year. Our client currently has no OUIs on their record. This is an amazing result!

  • Dismissed
    SEPTEMBER 2020- OUI DISMISSED AFTER 3.5 YEARS

    After extensive litigation and negotiations over the course of 3.5 years, our firm was finally able to successfully convince the District Attorney's Office to dismiss the OUI charge for one of our clients. Our client was fighting this case since 2017 and is now able to have no drunk driving charge on their record. This is an amazing result!