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    Tag Archive St. Petersburg DUI Defense Lawyer

    Month: April 2018

    If You Drive Professionally...

    Like everyone else, professional and commercial drivers who are convicted of a DUI can face serious criminal penalties. In addition to those penalties, commercial drivers, such as commercial truck drivers, may also lose their jobs—and their commercial driver’s license. In this way, a DUI can have devastating effects for professional drivers, ma [...]

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    How Does a DUI Case Get Thr...

    The legal DUI limits in Florida are 0.08 percent for most drivers ages 21 and older, 0.02 percent for drivers under the age of 21, and 0.04 percent for commercial drivers. Being found guilty or convicted of a DUI in Florida can have serious legal and personal consequences, including heavy fines, loss of employment, limited job prospects, and even [...]

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    Did Your Heartburn Get You ...

    A police officer who stops your vehicle and believes that you were drinking can—and likely will—ask you to give a breath sample. If the breathalyzer test reveals that your blood alcohol concentration, or BAC, is 0.08 percent or more, the officer can charge you with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). Understand, however, that breatha [...]

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    St. Petersburg DUI FAQ

    Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious offense that requires a careful legal response. At Khonsari Law Group, we receive dozens of questions each week from people pulled over for suspected DUIs. Here are answers to some of the most common questions. How Much Can I Drink Without Getting Arrested? The amount depends on the person. According t [...]

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    Can a Plea Bargain Avoid a ...

    In many Florida DUI cases, the state attorney may offer a plea deal that may include a period of probation or community service. By agreeing to a plea deal with the prosecutor, you avoid more serious penalties by pleading guilty to your charge and giving up certain rights in your case—including your appeal rights. Because of Florida’s harsh DU [...]

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    Was Your Traffic Stop Illegal?

    Police officers are permitted to pull over your vehicle if they suspect impaired driving. If you are arrested and charged with a DUI, the penalties upon conviction can be extremely serious. If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI in Florida, you need experienced legal representation by your side throughout your case. The DUI criminal defe [...]

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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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    Don’t Do What this Guy Did:...

    Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious crime that can land you in a great deal of legal trouble. Not only is it a crime, but it also places you and anyone else in your vehicle at risk of serious injury. Worst of all, drunk driving can potentially harm completely innocent pedestrians or occupants of other vehicles. Naturally, the easies [...]

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