Author: Michael Thaler

Michael Thaler

Can I be charged with OUI/DUI after smoking marijuana?

The short answer is yes.  The fact that Massachusetts has legalized the personal use of marijuana does not change that, like with alcohol, you can still be charged for driving under the influence of marijuana.  Operating Under the Influence of Drugs carries the same penalty

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Michael Thaler

What is a clerk’s hearing?

A clerk’s hearing is a private proceeding in which less serious crimes, misdemeanors, and motor vehicle infractions are presented to a clerk magistrate by the police department to determine whether there is probable cause to issue a complaint.  If the complaint issues, then the case

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Michael Thaler, Esq

About Michael Thaler

A former Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in private practice since 2016, Attorney Thaler applies a wealth of courtroom experience to representing …

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