DUI & Criminal Division

What to Know About DUI in Monroe County

Don’t go home with an extra souvenir from your vacation. Monroe County DUI by The Numbers In 2022, law enforcement officers in Monroe County issued 575 citations for DUI across all of the Florida Keys. The majority of the arrests are made by local sheriff department (418) only 22 were made by FHP and 129 […]

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 […]

What Are The Consequences Of A DUI Hit And Run In Florida?

What can happen if I’m arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident while intoxicated? An arrest for DUI by itself can carry tough penalties. However, it can become much more serious and complicated if you are caught after fleeing from the site of an accident involving property damage or injury and found […]

What Are The Penalties For Multiple DUI Offenses In Florida?

How is Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Defined by the State of Florida? Drivers face Florida DUI penalties when the State considers that an individual is DUI if that person operates or is in physical control of a vehicle on public streets or highways while impaired by illegal prescription or over-the-counter drugs, alcohol or a […]

How To Deal With A DUI Checkpoint in Florida

To curb alcohol related accidents during festivals and holidays, the police department sets up DUI checkpoints at crowded areas or intersections during the busier times of the day. DUI checkpoints attempt to detect people who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Also known as “sobriety checkpoints”. These are legal in Florida as the […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]