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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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Can the police search social media profiles? YES and they do

Can the police search my social media profile? Yes and they do. Police regularly search social media for evidence of crimes, to see who you associate with, to see if they can get you to admit to crimes. CNN reports that 4 out of 5 police have used so… 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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Negligent Homicide

Many have heard the term Negligent Homicide in cases involving DUI or discharging of a firearm causing death. There is a specific term used in Florida criminal statutes known as Culpable Negligence that defines what kind of behavior can be criminally… 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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Restitution: Why do I owe so much money?

Restitution If you were convicted of a crime which involved injury to another person or damage to their property, the court will most likely order that restitution be paid as part of your sentence. This restitution order can be imposed whether the da… 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 invest… Read More
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