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Federal Crimes are Complex You Need a Skilled Hawaii Criminal Defense Attorney on Your Side.
Since September 11, 2001, the federal government has increased the scope of federal act of terror crime indictments. Potentially, any violent act that involves an explosive or weapon of mass destruction, or that targets law enforcement, emergency personnel, schools or public places can potential lead to a federal act of terror crime indictment. A federal act of terror crime indictment can have severe penalties under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, including sentences that range from 30 years to life for each charge or count in the indictment.
If you, a family member, or even a close friend, are the target of a terrorism investigation by any governmental organization, usually the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), ATF (Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms) or ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), it is essential that you promptly seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney. The instant you know, or reasonably believe, that a criminal investigation has began, you should contact the Attorney Rick Holcomb. Don’t talk to any investigator, or law enforcement personnel, without having legal counsel present. Cooperation, without having legal counsel, could be a prelude to potential difficulties and, in some instances, lead to a confession.
Honolulu Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Who Challenge Government Prosecutors and Fight for Your Rights.
Attorney Rick Holcomb has represented individuals who were targeted as suspects and charged with crimes that involved criminal acts. He understands these distressing law enforcement investigations and is qualified to deal with the particulars of the federal government prosecutions that too frequently evolve from those investigations. Mr. Holcomb stands prepared to defend you against the stunning and overwhelming power of the federal government as soon as it has zeroed in on you with a for any type of crime of indictment, which can have destructive personal, monetary and psychological ramifications.
Rick Holcomb's knowledge on DUI helped me to maintain my confidence in him throughout my case. Rick committed to me like I was his only client and made his best efforts to make my case go as smoothly as possible. Rick never made me any promises on the outcome of my case and was very honest and upfront with me on all parameters...
- Steve D.
Court is a stressful, frightening experience. Richard carefully explained everything and had great professional rapport with the court which helped ease my tension with the process. Recommend highly!!
- Lisa B.
A+++Lawyer!!! Mr. Richard Holcomb and his agency helped me to get out from under the clutches of two creditors who threatened to sue me for funds I may not have even owed them. Mr. Holcomb kept me informed the whole way and got me two great settlements, even if it meant his firm got less.
- Brad B.
What is Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant?
This is Hawaii’s DUI law. You can be convicted of OVUII if you operate or have physical control of a vehicle and any of the following is true:
- You have an alcohol concentration of 0.08 on either a breath or blood test; or
- Your mental faculties are impaired by any amount of alcohol; or
- Your ability to operate a vehicle carefully is impaired by any amount of drugs.
As you can see, you don’t have to blow a certain number to be convicted of drunk driving in Hawaii. It will be enough if any amount of drugs or alcohol impairs your ability to drive safely.
Can I refuse to take a breathalyzer?
Yes. However, Hawaii (like virtually every other state) has an implied consent law. Essentially, this means you consent to take a breathalyzer when you accept a driver’s license. If you refuse to take the test, your license gets suspended for at least a year. That’s even if you aren’t convicted of DUI/OVUII.
Will I go to jail for a first-time DUI offense?
It’s possible, though not certain. If this is your first DUI offense, or the first in a five-year period, a judge can sentence you to 72 hours of community service, a fine between $150-1,000, or between 2 and 5 days in jail. Judges have discretion, so you might only receive the fine or community service or both and avoid any time in jail.
Will I lose my license for a DUI/OVUII conviction?
Yes. Your license will be revoked for one year if you are convicted of OVUII. However, you might qualify for a restricted license with the installation of an ignition interlock device.