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Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Florida's fine structure for DUI offenses

In Florida, a person who receives repeated drunk driving charges may face escalating fines and other punishments. No matter what the circumstances of your DUI charges, it is always wise to do everything you can to fight them. Even if you believe that the evidence against you is insurmountable, you may have more options than you realize. With the guidance of an experienced defense attorney, you can examine the circumstances surrounding your charges and determine a strong defense.

Different types of drunk driving charges

Drunk driving charges are never something you want to receive, but they are not all created equal. Depending on the nature of the offense an officer believes you committed, you may receive charges ranging from infraction to misdemeanor to felony. Depending on the nature of your charges, you could face wildly different sentencing under a conviction.

Man does not get far fleeing drunk driving accident on foot

If you are going to drive under the influence, it is safe to assume that you may make other unwise choices as well. Such was the plight of a man who attempted to flee the police on foot after allegedly striking another vehicle and causing unspecified injuries to its passengers.

Woman arrested for excessive intoxication while driving

While getting behind the wheel after a drink is rarely a good idea, this bad idea becomes exponentially more inadvisable when there are other passengers in the vehicle — especially when those other passengers are children. A woman from Gainesville was recently arrested and given a handful or charges after officers pulled her over with two small children in her car, following complaints called in by other drivers.

Drunk driving increases in the summer

Summertime is here, and statistically that means more people on the road, including more drunk drivers. While drunk driving can happen any time, there are number of factors that lead to an increase in the summer months. Being mindful of situations that can lead to drunk driving can help you plan ahead and avoid putting yourself and others in a dangerous situation.

How do I reinstate my license after refusing sobriety testing?

When you see the blue lights flashing behind you and you know that you may be over the legal limit to drive, you have some options. You do not have to submit to any testing, and you do not have to answer any questions from a police officer. However, refusing to cooperate with sobriety testing procedures will almost certainly result in a suspension of your license. In some cases, this is the least bad option among a number of undesirable options.

Drunk boating charges do have possible defense options

Drunk boating charges are serious matters because of the dramatic ways they can change your life. We discussed some of the ways in a previous blog post. It is imperative that you take the time to think of these points if you are heading out for a day on the water.

Drunk boating charges can dramatically change your life

A day on the open waters in Florida might seem like a perfect way to enjoy the lovely weather. As long as you are the one who is piloting the boat, you need to make sure that you are sober. Being drunk while you are the one in the wheelhouse can spell disaster for your fun day.

Will my job be in jeopardy after a DUI arrest?

When potential clients ask us questions about representation for drunk driving offenses, a common concern is whether they will lose their job. As with many legal questions pertaining to DUIs, it depends on the individual circumstances surrounding each person’s situation. For example, an employer may not even know that you were arrested over the weekend and spent a night in jail. However, if you drive for a living, you may have to undergo a series of evaluations before an employment decision is made.

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