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    Month: September 2018

    When Are DUI Checkpoints Il...

    DUI arrests and charges are more complex than most people realize. Some cases are fairly straightforward, like when drivers are swerving erratically due to their intoxication, and the police immediately pull them over. However, other cases are more complicated, and police frequently toe the line of illegality in their quest to apprehend all drunk d [...]

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    Were You Arrested for DUI O...

    The Fourth of July is a popular summer travel holiday in Florida and across the United States. You can bet, however, that in the days leading up to the holiday, as well as on the Fourth itself, heavy DUI enforcement will be underway. In order to be arrested and charged with a Florida DUI, a police officer must determine that your normal faculti [...]

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    How Can I Defend against a ...

    If you are found guilty or convicted of DUI manslaughter in the State of Florida, you can be subject to serious criminal fines, prison time, and other penalties. However, there are several legal defenses to a DUI manslaughter charge that may be available to exonerate you. A DUI manslaughter charge is serious business, and time may be of the es [...]

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    Did You Get a DUI in Florid...

    Each year, thousands of college students descend on St. Petersburg for traditional spring break revelry—which often involves the consumption of alcohol. Unfortunately, for many students, spring break may also involve an alcohol-related criminal charge, such as driving under the influence of alcohol, or DUI. If you have sustained a DUI in Flori [...]

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    Could Your DUI Case Get Dis...

    If you have been formally accused of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), perhaps the best outcome possible is to obtain a dismissal of your case. Typically, cases are dismissed when a judge or prosecutor determines that there is enough evidence available to proceed with the case. This usually occurs when a defendant makes a successful leg [...]

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    An Ignition Interlock Devic...

    In Florida, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or more. Breathalyzer test results are the most important piece of evidence for a Florida prosecutor to have during a criminal trial. In Florida, if you are arrested by an officer who has probable cause to believe that you were operating your ve [...]

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    Instagram Model Gets a DUI ...

    DUI charges and convictions are all too common in Florida. Such was the case for a south Florida Instagram model who calls herself the “Cuban Kim Kardashian.” Katherine Ferreiro, 25, was arrested for drunk driving several days ago as she was leaving a popular Florida nightclub. Allegedly, Ferreiro was initially stopped by police for running a [...]

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    Can a DUI be a Felony in Fl...

    DUIs in Florida may be prosecuted as either felony or as misdemeanors, depending on many factors, such as the person’s history of DUI and whether anyone was injured or killed. Generally speaking, felonies are punishable by more than one year in prison, and misdemeanors are punishable by up to one year of incarceration, plus fines and other penalt [...]

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    Do You Have to Provide a Br...

    In the State of Florida, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. Breathalyzer test results are often the most important piece of evidence for a Florida prosecutor to have at her disposal during a criminal trial or during plea bargain negotiations. Under Florida law, you are required to take a [...]

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    Penalties for a DUI Manslau...

    Traffic fatalities bring about unfortunate and tragic consequences for everyone involved. Pursuant to Florida law, a DUI manslaughter charge comes about when a driver causes another person’s death while operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The possible penalties associated with a DUI manslaughter conviction are ser [...]

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