In the state of Florida, a first offense for DUI will mean an automatic six-month (or longer) suspension of your driver’s license as detailed in Florida Statute §322.2615. From the time your license is suspended, you have exactly 10 days to request a license suspension hearing to fight the suspension. DUI-Related Driver’s License Suspensions in Florida In Florida, if you …
Mounting a DUI Defense: Chemical Tests Taken During the Absorption Phase
If you are pulled over and given a chemical sobriety test, results may depend on the current absorption phase. In some circumstances, test results could be inaccurate, and you may receive a DUI even though you weren’t intoxicated at the time. Understanding How the Body Absorbs Alcohol To understand how chemical tests during the absorption phase may be inaccurate, you’ll …
Six Factors that Can Impact DUI Breath Tests
In Florida, police officers routinely use Breathalyzer tests to determine if a motorist has been driving under the influence of alcohol. If the results show a breath alcohol level (BAL) of 0.08 or higher – the level classified as legally intoxicated under Florida DUI laws – the driver may be arrested for DUI. Law enforcement and the courts continue to …
Four Ways You May Be Accused of Refusing a Breathalyzer Test in Miami
Your criminal case for a DUI in Miami can be complicated by refusing to take a breathalyzer test. There are four ways you may be accused of this besides a refusal.
Defenses Related to DUI Tests in Miami
If you were arrested for a DUI in Miami, you should immediately seek legal counsel. A criminal defense lawyer may be able to help get your charges reduced or dismissed. One of the ways you can be found guilty of a DUI is if you fail one of the tests administered by an officer. This includes a urine, saliva, blood …
Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Looks at Signs of Intoxication at Checkpoints
If you are charged with DUI, talk to a Miami criminal defense attorney. Police officers are trained to look for signs of intoxication at sobriety checkpoints.
Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Looks at Sobriety and DUI Apps
A Miami criminal defense attorney explores some of the sobriety and DUI apps popping up. Remember, these apps are for entertainment purposes.
Penalties for DUI in Florida: Ignition Interlock Device
If you are convicted of a DUI in Florida, you may be required to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. For help with your case, call us today.
Requesting an Administrative License Hearing after a DUI in Florida
If you have been arrested for DUI in Florida, you have only 10 days to request an administrative license hearing. Contact a South Florida DUI attorney today.
I’ve Been Arrested for DUI in Florida – What Happens Now?
A DUI in Florida can have a significant impact on your life. Learn what to do after an arrest and how a South Florida DUI attorney can help at this time.
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