Florida is very strict about enforcing the DUI law, and convicted drivers usually face harsh penalties like 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 DUI?
If you want to investigate and to contest the citation, you can consult a lawyer specializing in handling DUI cases.
Some people know that they were driving while impaired, but they don’t want to pay the hefty fines and face the rest of the consequences associated with a DUI conviction. In such a case, you can hire a Florida DUI Lawyer who will advise you on how best you can try and get your charges and/or sentence reduced.
In Florida, a second DUI carries even harsher penalties than the first, so if you have had a prior DUI conviction, you certainly should seek legal help for the first second or subsequent charge.
Your lawyer may be able to help you get the charge reduced to a ‘wet reckless’ or ‘reckless driving’ charge, the consequences of which are much less severe comparatively, and you may be able to escape from a license suspension.
A seasoned DUI attorney should have the necessary skills and arguments to defend case; Merely knowing about the lesser charge may not be sufficient for you to pull it off. You stand a much better chance when a lawyer represents you in court.
If you have been charged with DUI - relax, it doesn’t mean you are guilty. You can always choose to fight your ticket in court. Call us today to speak to one of our experienced lawyers!