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  • What happens if I refuse a breath test in Boston?
    What happens if I refuse a breath test in Boston?

    The result of refusing a breath test in Boston is the same as everywhere else in Massachusetts. It depends upon the number of times you have been previously convicted of OUI or a similar offense. G.L. ...

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  • How can I clear my criminal record?
    How can I clear my criminal record?

    A non-conviction or first time drug offense is the most common type of court activity that people successfully seal. Cases that ended in a not guilty or no probable cause disposions may be sealed by a ...

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  • Do the police need a warrant to arrest me?
    Do the police need a warrant to arrest me?

    No. The police do not need a warrant to arrest you. The police need probable cause to arrest you. So then what is probable cause? It is a term often used, probably well understood, but not easily ...

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  • Is medical marijuana or MMJ legal in Boston?
    Is medical marijuana or MMJ legal in Boston?

    Possession of cannabis is still a violation of federal law. As of March 13, 2013 patients with a valid physician's certification for the medical use of cannabis may possess up to a 60 day supply in ...

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  • Will I have to have an ignition interlock device on my car?
    Will I have to have an ignition interlock device on my car?

    No. It is never mandatory that you place an ignition interlock on your vehicle. However, if you choose to obtain a hardship license prior to the expiration of the entire period of alcohol related ...

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