DUI & Criminal Division

Driving Under the Influence: The Basics of Florida DUI Charges

COVID-19’s Impact on DUI Enforcement Drinking alcohol is legal if you are over the age 21, but drunk driving isn’t. Prescription drugs are legal if prescribed by your doctor, but driving under the influence of them and it impairs your normal faculties is not. Have you been charged with a DUI in Florida? The Ticket […]

Driver license suspension and revocation in Florida

First of all, there is a distinction between having your license suspended and having it revoked. Insurance companies routinely check for driver license suspensions/revocations. If either of these conditions are noted in your record, your carrier will not hesitate to raise your premiums significantly or, worst-case scenario, they may notify you that your policy has […]

How Much Is a Ticket for Driving Under the Influence in Florida?

Florida law imposes strict fines for individuals convicted of driving under the influence. While most people already know this, not everyone knows that driving under the influence applies to more than just alcohol. Pursuant to Florida Statute 316.193, a person can be charged with driving under the influence if they are within the state of Florida, […]

What Happens If You Are Pulled Over for Driving Under the Influence

If you have access to a television, then you’ve probably heard your fair share of “Don’t Drink and Drive” PSA’s. However, things happen. People make mistakes. Unfortunately, mistakes for drinking and driving in Florida may come with serious consequences. Not only is it is dangerous for you, it is dangerous for everyone else on the […]

Florida BUI Penalties

PENALTIES a. Refusing Breath, Blood or Urine Test – b. Criminal Penalties for BUI – A person will be found guilty ofBUI if that person is under the influence of alcoholic beverages or a chemical or controlled substance to the extent that their normal faculties are impaired, or have a blood or breath-alcohol level of 0.08 or […]

2016 Florida DUI Statutes

Title XXIIIMOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROLView Entire Chapter 316.193 Driving under the influence; penalties.— (1) A person is guilty of the offense of driving under the influence and is subject to punishment as provided in subsection (2) if the person is driving or in actual physical control of a vehicle within this state and: (a) The […]

DUI Offense in Florida – Do You Really Need Legal Help

Florida is very strict about enforcing the DUI laws and convicted drivers usually face harsh penalties such as hefty fines, DUI school, community service, probation, license suspension, and even jail terms. So, do you need a Florida DUI Attorney if you get cited for a DUI? If you want to investigate and contest the citation, you can consult […]

What To Keep In Mind When You Contact A DUI Lawyer In West Palm Beach

Drunk driving is a serious crime in every state and a lot of drivers in Florida are charged with DUI. The penalties for DUI and the legal procedures differ significantly from state to state. The consequences of DUI are determined depending on whether this is your second DUI, whether you have injured someone during the DUI and […]

Know the DUI Process In Florida

Consequences for DUI are severe in Florida and the whole process could seem infuriating. This is why it is advised to have an experienced DUI lawyer in Tampa at your side. Several stages are involved in a DUI charge, and each phase covers different aspects of the DUI case. After a DUI arrest, booking & bail occurs, […]

Drunken Driving Laws In Florida

Drunk driving or driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense and can result in serious consequences if found guilty in a court of lawn. Florida Drunken Driving Laws are some of the strictest in the nation. Drunk driving is commonly referred to as DUI or DWI. Though the terms DUI and DWI have different meanings […]