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3 Mistakes to Avoid If You Are Stopped Under Suspicion of DUI

Nobody likes to see those flashing blue and white lights in their rear-view mirror. Even if you’ve done nothing wrong, it’s not always easy to remain calm and collected during a police stop. This is especially true if you’ve had a few drinks and you’re not sure if your blood/breath alcohol content (“BAC”) is over […]

By |2017-08-08T20:38:33+00:00August 8th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

Is DUI a Misdemeanor in Florida? Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Explains

In the state of Florida, a DUI can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or a felony. If you were arrested for DUI, several factors will determine whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges. These include your DUI history and whether you caused an accident that seriously injured or killed another person.

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By |2017-05-24T20:58:38+00:00May 24th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

Can I Drive for Uber If I Have a DUI Conviction?

Uber Technologies Inc has been one of the world’s fastest-growing companies since its rideshare app was released in 2010. For customers, Uber tends to offer lower rates and superior convenience compared to traditional taxis, and for drivers, Uber offers a flexible, part-time income.

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By |2017-04-06T16:08:50+00:00April 6th, 2017|Blog, Criminal Defense, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

Proposed Bill Would Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First-Time DUI Offenders

A proposed bill that recently passed its first committee in the Florida House of Representatives would require first-time DUI offenders to use an ignition interlock device. According to CBS Local, the bill must go through two more committees before reaching the House Floor.

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By |2017-03-27T18:38:41+00:00March 27th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Criminal Defense, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

What Are the Penalties of a DUI Manslaughter Conviction in Florida?

In the state of Florida, DUI manslaughter is typically a second-degree felony offense. However, if the court finds that the defendant knew the crash happened and failed to give information or render aid, it will be charged as a first-degree felony.

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By |2017-02-14T20:59:44+00:00February 14th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Criminal Defense, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

Are You Facing DUI Charges in Florida? 4 Possible Defenses

A conviction for driving under the influence in Florida can have life-changing consequences – especially if this is not your first offense. Depending on your past DUI record, you could face third-degree felony charges, which come with a maximum fine of $5,000 and up to five years in prison even if there are no injuries […]

By |2016-11-07T18:40:43+00:00November 7th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Criminal Defense, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

How Can I Prevent Friends and Family from Driving Drunk?

In 2014, nearly one-third of all traffic accidents in the United States involved alcohol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite the danger, DUI is still one of the most common criminal offenses in Florida.

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By |2016-09-19T17:58:11+00:00September 19th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

Does an Out-of-State DUI Follow Me to Florida? Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Explains

In most situations, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles can find out if you were convicted of a DUI or other traffic offense in another state. As a result, Florida would honor the sentence you received in that state as if it was committed within Florida’s borders.  Likewise, even if you are […]

By |2016-09-06T15:03:05+00:00September 6th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments

How Accurate Are Breath Tests? Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Explores the Stats

Anyone who has been convicted of DUI in Florida knows that the consequences are severe. Nobody should have to endure the jail time, license suspension, fines and other penalties without substantial evidence that he or she was in fact breaking the law.

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By |2016-08-10T14:33:45+00:00August 10th, 2016|Articles, Blog, Criminal Lawyer, DUI|0 Comments
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