Boating under the influence is a serious charge in Florida. Although it is not illegal to consume alcohol before operating a vessel if you are over 21 years old, it is illegal to drive a boat if your blood-alcohol level is 0.08 or more grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood, or your breath-alcohol […]
Fort Lauderdale, FL- Are you facing a DUI charge in Fort Lauderdale? Is it your third DUI charge? If you answered “Yes” to either or both of those questions, you might already realize you have some serious legal decisions to make. Amongst many others, the consequences you are facing include jail time and the long-term […]
A DUI arrest is the quickest way to ruin your Super Bowl weekend. Unfortunately, drunk drivers cause forty (40) percent of all fatal crashes on Super Bowl Sunday, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is why Florida police will be out in full force – looking for signs of intoxicated motorists.
Although driving under the influence is one of the most common criminal offenses in Florida, a conviction can still carry life-changing consequences, as outlined by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. However, depending on the circumstances of the arrest, there may be a defense that requires the court to dismiss the […]
4 Ways to Stay out of Jail This Thanksgiving Holiday – Advice from a Fort Lauderdale DUI Defense Attorney
Nobody outside of a jail cell plans to spend Thanksgiving behind bars. Each year, though, police arrest thousands of people across the country – particularly drivers – for offenses they commit over the holidays.
In all states, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious offense – and Florida is no exception. According to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, a DUI conviction may come with exorbitant fines, time behind bars, the loss of driving privileges and many other statutorily required penalties as […]
The penalties for driving under the influence, or DUI, are severe in Florida. The state has little tolerance for drunk (or impaired) drivers, and a conviction may come with life-changing consequences.