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Maine DUI Court System

Attorney John S. Webb Defends Clients in Maine’s District, Superior, and Federal Courts

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in the state of Maine, you will face charges in one of the many District Courts, Superior Courts or Federal Courts located in Maine.

Saco and Portland Maine Attorney John S. Webb is licensed to practice law throughout Maine. He specializes in defending clients charged with criminal offenses, such as those legally classified in Maine as Operating Under the Influence (OUI), but are commonly referred to in Maine and elsewhere as drunk driving, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). All three charges involve a driver whose blood alcohol level is above the legal limit in Maine, as determined by either a breath test or a blood test. If convicted, a drunk driver faces a period of driver’s license suspension.

Criminal defense attorney Webb is equally qualified to represent you in the appropriate courts for any type of criminal offense, such as federal and state gun-related and drug-related crimes.

Types of Cases Heard at Different Courts in Maine

In Maine, district courts have limited jurisdiction and generally do not prosecute felony charges. Most OUI cases are misdemeanors and can be heard in the State’s District Courts.
The superior courts are Maine’s general jurisdiction courts. Jury trials are available only in the State’s Superior Courts.
Federal Courts – DUIs and other crimes that occur on federal property located in Maine are heard in one of the State’s two Federal Courts.
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