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Category Archives: DUI

Avoiding DUI charges during the holidays

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The winter holidays in Florida are a time of celebration that often includes gatherings where alcohol is served. While enjoying these festivities, it’s important to be mindful of the serious consequences of drinking and driving. DUI (driving under the influence) charges can lead to severe legal repercussions, not to mention the risk of causing… Read More »

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Reasonable suspicion and probable cause in a DUI charge

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If the police arrest you and charge you with driving under the influence (DUI), it is important to consider your legal options. While you could just accept the charge and face the consequences, those consequences can affect areas of your life that you might not realize. It makes sense to understand what, if any,… Read More »

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How long does license suspension last for a Florida DUI offense?

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Accusations of impaired driving can affect someone in multiple ways. Sometimes, people will end up spending a day or even a weekend in state custody prior to arraignment. They will then have to go to court to either defend themselves or plead guilty and await sentencing. Those who enter a guilty plea can anticipate… Read More »

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Distressed driving can look like drunk driving

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Have you ever gotten into a car after a heated argument with your spouse? The stress and anger feel uncontrollable, and your body starts to shake as you squeeze the steering wheel in frustration. You may think a drive is all you need to clear your mind. Your mental state can get you charged… Read More »

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Am I still allowed to drive after a DUI conviction?

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Depending on several circumstances, license revocation is often inevitable after a DUI conviction. However, applying for a restricted license is available if the driver meets a particular set of requirements. Period of license revocation The license revocation period depends on whether the conviction is the driver’s first, second, third or fourth/succeeding conviction. Florida’s laws… Read More »

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Is DUI a Felony in Florida?

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You may have asked yourself as a simple matter of curiosity, “Is DUI a felony in Florida?” There are times when you can have felony charges against you for driving under the influence in the state, but the charges against you will vary based on different factors. Foley & Wilson Law Firm explains the Florida… Read More »

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Challenging Your DUI Charge

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You may be looking at some serious penalties if police arrest you for a DUI charge, or driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. A vigorous defense can minimize or even eliminate those consequences. It is in your best interest to have an experienced DUI attorney on your side to ensure the best outcomes… Read More »

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Arrested for Drunk Driving? Play it Smart

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Drunk Driving (DUI) in Florida is a serious offense, vigorously prosecuted in a court of law. If you find you have had a few too many, the smart move is to avoid driving. In the event that you choose to get behind the wheel and do get pulled over, you will need an experienced attorney to help… Read More »

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