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NEW SUPREME COURT RULING ON DUI AND DIRECT BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS

  • May 21st, 2013
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A significant new ruling in the U.S. Supreme Court could and will have consequences nationwide for drivers accused of DUI. A landmark ruling arising from the DUI arrest of Tyler McNeely, a Missouri man, establishes that police must generally obtain a warrant…

CAN A REFUSAL TO BLOW IN THE DUI CASE BE SEALED?

  • October 6th, 2012
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DUIs cause people many problems. One of the biggest problems is that they exclude you from having any criminal record sealed. DUI by Statute requires a mandatory adjudication. If you are adjudicated guilty of any offense, you are not eligible…

HOW LONG DOES A DUI STAY ON YOUR RECORD?

  • September 11th, 2012
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How long will your DUI stay on your record? Well it depends on the state. Here in Florida it stays on your record for 75 years. Yes, 75! That is a long time, and most likely what this means is, that…

2012 Cinco de Mayo DUI Statistics

  • May 14th, 2012
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Cinco de Mayo has become one of America’s most popular drinking holidays, with celebrants downing Coronas and Margaritas throughout the country each year. With the holiday falling on a Saturday this year and coinciding with the Kentucky Derby, it seems a…

ST PATRICK’S DAY DUI STATS

  • March 13th, 2012
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St. Patrick’s Day brings a wealth of entertaining traditions: wearing green, eating corned beef and cabbage… and, of course, drinking. Common St. Patrick’s Day drinks include green-tinted lager, traditional Guinness Stout and Irish whiskeys like Jameson. It’s fun to indulge,…

FLORIDA LEGISLATIVE DUI UPDATE 2012

  • January 25th, 2012
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It appears there will be two major legislative changes this year to Florida DUI laws. The intent of these changes is purported to be to make the streets safer and to save the taxpayers money. And, while it may work…

LETS START WITH THE STOP

  • January 16th, 2012
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Many First Time DUI Offenders do not realize that their case begins with the initial stop from a Police Officer. The entire legitimacy of the DUI case can hang on this very act. There are very specific circumstances that must occur in…

10 DAY RESIDENTIAL ALCOHOL REHAB CENTERS

  • January 9th, 2012
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Getting one DUI may be a matter of bad luck. However, getting two DUIs within five years of each other may be a symptom of a bigger problem. By Statute, Florida Law requires that a person convicted of two DUIs…

BONGS, PYTHONS AND TEXTING WHILE DRIVING

  • January 11th, 2011
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Last year the Florida Legislature passed new laws regarding bongs and pythons, yet they failed to do anything about texting while driving.  Looks like my dream of opening a store called “Pythons and Bongs” has been crashed (and I am…

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