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The Top 10 Things to do if you’ve been charged with DWI

Posted by Richard E. Clark | May 03, 2011 | 0 Comments

  1. Don't say anything, keep your mouth shut;
  2. Don't provide a written statement;
  3. Always be polite to the arresting officer;
  4. After the arrest, don't talk to the prosecutor;
  5. Write down thorough details of what happened ASAP ;
  6. Don't drive after your license has been suspended;
  7. Be polite to Court staff, they'll tell the Judge if you're rude to them;
  8. Don't get in trouble while the DWI charge is being resolved;
  9. Take pictures of the site where you were arrested, if safe to do so, ASAP; and
  10. Meet with an attorney immediately after the arrest.

A guide to NH DWI defense is available at www.NHseacoastLawyers.com. To schedule a free consultation, call Attorney Clark of the Law Office of Richard E. Clark, LLC in Portsmouth NH at (603) 431-0009. Mr. Clark focuses his practice in DWI defense and personal injury throughout the State of New Hampshire.

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Richard E. Clark

Attorney in Portsmouth, Dover, NH and Newburyport, MA Attorney Richard E. Clark is one of the seacoast's most successful attorneys. He has effectively litigated injury cases and civil suits achieving multi-million dollar results. Richard is friendly, detailed and has no reservations arguing in Court, when it's in the spirit of justice. Attorney Clark is a NH seacoast native. After his father retired from the U.S. Army, they returned to their ancestral Rye Beach property. His grandmother of the Sawyer/Jenness family settled Rye Beach, NH and Haverhill, MA. Prior to practicing law, Richard owned several contracting companies for almost two decades. After graduating from Portsmouth High School in 1991, he persevered through a ten-year educational pursuit to complete his law degree, NH and MA licensure, while managing his businesses. Richard's reputation is known in the seacoast area as friendly, driven, aggressive and detail-oriented. Richard has always possessed a passion for work. He is continually strategizing about how to best resolve his client's dilemmas while achieving the best outcome. Attorney Clark was a private criminal contract defense attorney appointed to the Newburyport District Court from 2007-2011. He achieved the Commonwealth of Massachusetts certification in 2008. Attorney Clark is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, New Hampshire Association of Justice, Essex County Bar Advocates Criminal Defense, Rockingham County Bar Association, and the New Hampshire Bar Association. Mr. Clark is a graduate of the Massachusetts School of Law (2002) and Franklin Pierce College (1998). He is admitted to practice law throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts, the United States District Court of NH, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

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