Archive for the ‘DUI Defense’ Category

  • License Suspension Hearings: Challenging Your Suspension after a DUI

    Posted in DUI Defense on June 29, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    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 […]

  • Mounting a DUI Defense: Chemical Tests Taken During the Absorption Phase

    Posted in DUI Defense on June 28, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    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 […]

  • Six Factors that Can Impact DUI Breath Tests

    Posted in DUI Defense on June 19, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    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 […]

  • Overview of Florida’s Ignition Interlock Program

    Posted in DUI Defense on March 31, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    An ignition interlock system may be required after multiple DUI arrests, or even for a first offense in some cases. A defense lawyer can go over potential penalties.

  • Penalties for a DUI in Florida

    Posted in DUI Defense on March 30, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    Penalties for a DUI in Florida depend on blood alcohol content and previous arrests. A drunk driving lawyer can offer legal help to those arrested in South Florida.