Category: DUI

How Many DUIs in FL Will Revoke My License?

August 21, 2020 | DUI

Driving under the influence is a serious offense in Florida. You can only accrue so many tickets for DUI before your license will be revoked. However, you may wonder how many it takes to reach this point and if your license can be revoked on the first offense. You can protect yourself legally by retaining […]

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DUI Checkpoints and What You Should Know

January 10, 2019 | DUI

If you have ever gone through a DUI checkpoint and wondered what your rights are, you’re not alone. However, if you have never gone through one or even heard of one, a DUI checkpoint is a way for police officers to crack down on driving under the influence. Sometimes there will be signs posted days […]

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Can a DUI Be Expunged From My Record?

December 20, 2018 | DUI

It’s bad enough to be charged with and found guilty of a DUI, but it’s even worse that the ramifications of that charge linger. Your DUI stays on your record as an unwanted reminder of your past mistakes! It’s possible that future employers will even deny your employment based on your DUI record. The good […]

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5 Things To Do When A Client Calls From Jail

September 14, 2017 | Criminal, DUI, Legal Blog

When a person’s liberty is at stake, time is of the essence. Here’s what to do when a call comes in from a client (or prospective client) in jail. Get the basic information. Find out the time and location of the arrest, the arresting agency, the charges (if known), the bail (if any and if known), […]

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Thinking of Representing Yourself?? Pro Se?

The term “pro se” means representing yourself in a legal proceeding. This a valid option however, you need to decide if it is the best option for you. There are many advantages to hiring a lawyer for your case. A lawyer knows how to navigate the legal system where as a pro se litigant most likely has never dealt […]

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Do I have to blow for a DUI stop??

November 04, 2016 | Criminal, DUI, Legal Blog

In Florida, anyone who accepts the privilege of driving (issued a driver license), is presumed to have given their consent to submit to a lawful request to provide breath, blood, or urine for the purpose of determining your blood alcohol content or the presence of chemical or controlled substances (DUI)[section 316.1932 Florida Statutes]. The penalties for refusing to submit to a […]

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Could a DUI End My Career?

With the ease of information gathering today, a DUI conviction can negatively affect your career.  A DUI charge and/or conviction can show on a background report almost instantaneously.  However, some positions are more sensitive than others.  Jobs considered to be more sensitive than others include working with children, law enforcement, financial [or any position handling […]

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