DUI and OUI Defense Attorneys Serving the Lewiston, Maine Region
Lewiston, Maine is one half of the “Twin Cities,” along with Auburn. The Androscoggin River separates the two towns, which are connected by pedestrian and vehicle bridges. Lewiston is home to many natural attractions, including the Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, the Lost Valley ski area, and many bass and trout fishing spots. The town also hosts many festivals and concerts, notably the Liberty Festival the Great Falls Balloon Festival in the summer. Also home to the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and a great downtown area, Lewiston attracts many visitors every year. Lewiston is also home to the prestigious Bates College.
If you have been arrested and charged with OUI (also known as DUI or DWI) in Lewiston, contact us today.
Even though Lewiston is a beautiful town with a great outdoor community and quaint downtown, law enforcement arrests many college students and adults every year for operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs (OUI). And, no matter how old you are, an OUI conviction has terrible consequences that may follow you around for the rest of your life.
It not only affects you in the short term with respect to fines, penalties, the installation of an ignition interlock device, loss of license, and so much more – it also has many long-term implications, such as increased insurance rates for several years, potential negative effects on current and future employment, parenting custody issues, volunteer opportunities, security clearance, and even travel plans and citizenship applications.
Needless to say, an OUI arrest in Lewiston is nothing to take lightly. If you have been arrested for OUI in Lewiston, it is important to hire an experienced, local defense attorney – one who specializes in OUI defense – as soon as possible. There are many complex and nuanced intricacies in the legal process, specifically with regard to OUI defense. It is therefore in your best interest to hire the best OUI defense team available so as to minimize the repercussions of an OUI arrest.
Attorney William T. Bly and his experienced legal team have respected reputations with local law enforcement, prosecutors, and the courts. And, while a good reputation can only get a client so far, it does carry significant weight when it comes time to negotiate lesser charges and reasonable plea agreements.
Why Attorney William T. Bly?
Attorney Bly is one of Maine's most successful, experienced, and well-respected OUI defense attorneys who represents Lewiston clients. He devotes the vast majority of his practice to defending those charged with OUI-related offenses. Not only is Attorney Bly certified as an Intoxilyzer operator, he is also qualified as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test instructor.
What does this mean for his clients? It means that his unique and specialized skill set and experience allow him to present the most thorough and persuasive defense for his clients. His educated and informed perspective is certainly an advantage in the plea negotiation process and in the courtroom.
He will review and analyze each and every piece of evidence and circumstance of his clients' OUI arrests to determine whether law enforcement precisely followed the law – and, whether or not the violation of any legal rights took place. Any mistake regarding the administration of Breathalyzer and field sobriety tests may lead to reduced or dismissed charges. If any mistakes happened, Attorney Bly will identify them.
Attorney Bly and his team treat all OUI defense clients with respect and dignity (and defend them with tenacity).
Regardless of the situation or affluence, Attorney Bly and his experienced legal team treat all clients with the respect they deserve. Good people make mistakes; and, it is never our place to judge individuals based on an OUI arrest. What we will do is work tirelessly on your defense and take care of the many administrative and procedural burdens that automatically follow an OUI arrest.
Attorney Bly may present you with the best opportunity to successfully (and reasonably) negotiate with prosecutors and work with the court to reach a resolution of your case that you can live with. While each case is unique and has its challenges, Attorney Bly may be able to weaken the prosecution's case based on his invaluable experience and analysis of all relevant matters. While there are never guarantees, Attorney Bly does promise to provide his clients with the best defense possible.
Attorney William T. Bly has a great track record and has established a reputation as Lewiston's premier OUI defense attorney. His experience defending clients against OUI charges in Lewiston, along with his passion to continually learn about the latest developments in OUI science and defense, make him the attorney to hire if you have been arrested and charged with OUI.
Call his law office at (207) 571-8146 or contact him online to start planning your defense.