Do I need an Attorney if I get arrested for a DUI?

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22nd Jun 2015

There are DUI/DWI attorneys that specialize in serious traffic offense cases such as drunk driving.  There may be several reasons you want to hire an attorney.  First, you may want to hire an attorney if you feel you were wrongfully … more

1st DUI (Driving under the influence) Conviction and License Reinstatement

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17th Jun 2015

If you are looking to reinstate your license and this is your first DUI Conviction, and you have a six month to one suspension effective from the conviction date, you can apply for a hardship license in your county before the expiration of this … more

CAN A MOTORIST BE ARRESTED FOR DUI ON PRIVATE PROPERTY?

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15th Jun 2015

Is it s possible to get a DUI while driving on private property? Interestingly (and unfortunately to anyone in that predicament) the answer should be “yes”, it is definitely possible. This is based upon an analysis of Florida DUI law where can be strict. Florida Statute … more

General information on State of Florida DUI Laws

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DUI (meaning driving under the influence of a controlled substance either with an unlawful blood alcohol level or to the extent that the driver’s motor faculties were impaired) is an offense under Florida law.  The offense is proved by demonstrating an impairment of “normal faculties” or unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol … more

Can I Be Accused Of DUI For Just Sitting In The Car And Not Driving It?

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4th May 2015

You do not have to be driving to be accused of DUI. Simply being in actual physical control with the ability to drive (like having the keys) is sufficient to trigger a DUI prosecution. After an evening of drinking with … more

The DUI Breath Test May Not Always Be Accurate

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While the science surrounding alcohol breath testing in the United States is generally accepted by courts, the research surrounding some of these breathalyzer tests do not always demonstrate a convincing tale. According to one study, one out of every four … more

Ignition Interlock Requirements and South Florida DUIs

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20th Apr 2015

An ignition interlock system is a requirement, pursuant to the Florida DUI Statute, for any driver that has been convicted of a DUI in the State of Florida.  It is also a condition of some DUI diversion programs. The device … more

Defending Females Arrested for DUI; It can be Very Distinguishable from Males. Women drink differently from Men

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17th Apr 2015

There are certain available defenses for women accused of DUI that may be remarkably distinguishable from when males are accused. Some of the variables, as discussed below, show how women may have strong defenses or even be particularly vulnerable to … more

How Much Alcohol Do I Have to Have Consumed To Be Arrested for DUI in Florida?

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23rd Feb 2015

There is no accurate answer to such an inquiry. It is not illegal to “drink and drive”…it is illegal to drink and drive with either; 1) An unlawful blood alcohol level or 2) Proof of alcohol consumption to the extent … more