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Law Offices of Richard S. Humphrey and the United States Supreme Court

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard S. Humphrey have taken a landmark DUI case all the way to the United States Supreme Court. The case involves Double Jeopardy and its application to DUI cases in State Court. Recently, we filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court appealing Read More

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Recognized as a Best Lawyer in Rhode Island

The Law Offices of Richard S. Humphrey is proud to announce that Richard S. Humphrey has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in Rhode Island by New England’s Best Lawyers 2017.

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Overcriminalization

Though still legal and not considered as unhealthy as tobacco, alcohol is now considered to be a drug by many people — an attitude that first affected DUI laws quite some time ago. DUI attorneys in RI are routinely called upon in the thousands of DUI cases that are filed in Rhode Island every year. Read More

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Second DUI In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has a comparatively short “look-back period” for DUI sentencing. The court only considers DUI convictions that have occurred within the last five years when passing sentence on a defendant. The look-back period may be brief, but the penalties for a second DUI are significant. A Tiverton DUI lawyer can help you avoid these Read More

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Felony DUI Cases In Rhode Island

DUI became a hot political issue in the 1980s, and although there is less media focus on Mothers Against Drunk Driving and similar advocacy groups, those groups strengthened DUI laws nationwide. Forty years ago, an intoxicated driver in Rhode Island probably would have been released with a warning — now, especially in a third or Read More

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Enhanced DUI Cases In Rhode Island

Many Rhode Island DUI defense lawyers can handle cases involving simple DUI charges, such as non-accident first offenses. However, if you have been charged with a more serious DUI-related offense, or if this is your second or third charge, you need an attorney who is well versed in more complicated DUI cases. Complex DUI cases, Read More

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