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DUI - FOR SLEEPING IN MY CAR! WHAT?

Once upon a time, back in the olden days…When ordering a PBR at the bar wasn’t a novelty. When cars started with keys, not buttons. Back in those days, it seems we’d hear stories of a buddy who got too drunk to drive and did the right thing by… Read More
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DUI and Marijuana

With the increase of medical marijuana cards in the State of Florida, a question often asked is whether I can get a DUI if I am legally taking marijuana for medical reasons. The answer is the same as it is for any controlled substance – yes. A poli… Read More
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Jail or Treatment

If an individual is charged with a second or subsequent DUI, they should know that the minimum jail sentence required can be satisfied by jail or treatment in a residential facility. For example, if you are charged with a third DUI within ten years t… Read More
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Diabetes and DUI: Legal Defenses for Diabetics charged with DUI

Diabetes and DUI are complicated legal and medical issues. If you have diabetes and are arrested for DUI, you may have a defense. Especially if you took a breath test and blew over the legal limit. Contact our experienced Trinity DUI defense attorney… Read More
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DUI Eye Tests - Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus

When you are stopped for suspicion of DUI, the officer may give you a DUI eye test, called the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus or HGN. It’s one of the ways police officers use to determine a driver’s sobriety. You may have seen this where the o… Read More
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Will I go to jail for DUI?

Many times a client comes into my office asking: “Will I go to jail for DUI?” Most times, the person has a prior conviction and has some knowledge of the law. They know that if they have a: second conviction within five years there is a m… Read More
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DUI Blood Test

DUI Blood Tests The U.S. Supreme Court decided last week that making it a crime to refuse a DUI Blood Test is unconstitutional. Does that they can’t give you a DUI blood test? No. They can, but they have to get a warrant. And the states canR… Read More
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Tampa crackdown on Boating Under Influence

Boating Under Influence BUI, or Boating Under Influence, is a misdemeanor crime in Florida. This weekend, June 24-26, 2016, Florida Fish and Wildlife officers will be cracking down on drunk boating throughout the state. Keep in mind that on a boat, a… Read More
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DUI Consent to Police

Consent to Police Being investigated by a police officer is a very intimidating situation. This is true whether you are a suspect or completely innocent of a crime. One of the most usual stories we hear from clients involves consent to police searche… Read More
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DUI Crash Investigation Statements

There is a well known law in Florida that statements you make to a police officer investigating your traffic accident cannot be used against you at a criminal or civil trial. The law was made to encourage people to be truthful during accident investi… Read More
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Categories: DUI, Traffic Stops

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Once upon a time, back in the olden days…When ordering a PBR at the bar wasn’t a novelty. When cars started with keys, not buttons. Back in those days, it seems we’d hear stories of a buddy who got too drunk to drive and did the right thing by… Read More

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