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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…

TO BLOW OR NOT TO BLOW

  • December 15th, 2010
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The #1 most frequent question criminal defense attorneys get asked at holiday parties is, “If I get stopped for DUI should I blow in the Intoxilyzer or refuse to take the test?” There is no good answer to the question….

PERMANENT LICENSE REVOCATION FOR 4TH DUI IS NO LONGER PERMANENT

  • September 6th, 2010
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Recent changes to Florida law make persons convicted of a 4th DUI eligible for a hardship license. This much needed relief for people who have changed their life. Previously, there was no possibility for such person to ever get ther license…

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