Archive for DUI Charges

When Is a DUI a Misdemeanor in Florida?

When Is a DUI a Misdemeanor in Florida?

  • February 6th, 2023
  • Bruce Denson
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The penalties for a DUI in Florida are some of the strictest in the nation and carry lifelong consequences. The charge could become part of your permanent criminal record, meaning employers and anyone else performing a background check will see it. You could also…

Fighting a Third DUI Conviction in Florida

Fighting a Third DUI Conviction in Florida

  • November 21st, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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A third DUI conviction in Florida is no trivial matter. If you’ve been charged with a third DUI offense, the prosecutor has determined that you have two previous convictions for DUI. The penalties for a third or subsequent DUI offense…

How to Beat A DUI in Pinellas County, FL

How to Beat A DUI in Pinellas County, FL

  • August 24th, 2021
  • Bruce Denson
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DUI cases are vigorously prosecuted throughout Florida. No longer can you expect to get a break on a first-time DUI, plead down to a lesser charge, or get a slap on the wrist. The first step to beating a DUI charge…

Can You Buy A Gun If You Have A DUI in Florida?

Can You Buy A Gun If You Have A DUI in Florida?

  • May 24th, 2021
  • Bruce Denson
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Your Second Amendment Right to own a gun should not be infringed upon by a DUI conviction. Florida law recognizes the constitutional right to bear arms. The right is sacred, but it is not absolute. A citizen may be prohibited…

Can You Rent A Car If You Have A DUI Conviction?

Can You Rent A Car If You Have A DUI Conviction?

  • May 17th, 2021
  • Bruce Denson
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The answer is yes. There is nothing barring you from renting a car if you have a DUI on your record. However, rental companies have the right to refuse to rent a car to anyone with a DUI, and most…

Is DUI A Felony in Florida?

Is DUI A Felony in Florida?

  • April 19th, 2021
  • Bruce Denson
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Is driving under the influence a felony or a misdemeanor under Florida law? Usually, a first conviction for driving under the influence is a misdemeanor, but there are facts and circumstances under which a DUI can be charged as a…

3 Things To Do In The 10 Days After Your DUI Arrest

3 Things To Do In The 10 Days After Your DUI Arrest

  • October 4th, 2019
  • Bruce Denson
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First, take a moment and gather your thoughts. Don’t let your arrest overwhelm you. (I know this is easier said than done.) Likely, your two big questions can be boiled down to, What happens next? and What can I do…

If I Get a DUI, What’s the Worst That Can Happen to Me?

If I Get a DUI, What’s the Worst That Can Happen to Me?

  • September 5th, 2019
  • Bruce Denson
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A common question DUI clients have is, “What is the worst that can happen to me?” And because I believe in clear, direct communication, I am going to answer that question. But I am also going to tell you to…

Florida DUI Defense Help Is A Phone Call Away

Florida DUI Defense Help Is A Phone Call Away

  • August 5th, 2019
  • Bruce Denson
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Call (727) 896-7000 for a free initial confidential consultation.  One of the most common questions we are asked is: “What is going to happen to me?” At The Denson Firm, we want you to be well informed when making decisions…

Manada de lobos

Manada de lobos

  • May 5th, 2017
  • Bruce Denson
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Cinco de Mayo is bringing out the Wolf Pack. This is a hyper aggressive DUI enforcement unit looking for drunk drivers. In the past they have been a little too aggressive, arresting people with breath tests so low the law…

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