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First-time DUI in Florida: What You Need to Consider Before Court

First-time DUI in Florida: What You Need to Consider Before Court

  • March 21st, 2019
  • Bruce Denson
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The Florida DUI law is harsh, even for first-time DUI offenses. Most DUIs are misdemeanors but in 2017 driving under the influence caused a total of 839 deaths in Florida, as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Despite…

First-time DUI in Florida: What You Need to Know

First-time DUI in Florida: What You Need to Know

  • February 25th, 2019
  • Bruce Denson
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The state of Florida is known for some of the harshest penalties when it comes to a first-time DUI (driving under the influence) offense. These penalties can significantly impact a person’s career, public profile, insurance rates, and bank account. Simply…

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…

Careless Driving

  • May 4th, 2017
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Florida officers often issue Careless Driving tickets to people involved in car crashes, even in cases when there was no witness to the crash. Police regularly draw their own conclusions and issue a careless driving summons without any evidence and…

LEGAL OR NOT, SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA IS NOTHING BUT TROUBLE

  • May 4th, 2014
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Recently the state of Florida outlawed the sale of the chemicals marketed as “bath salts”, designating them a Schedule 1 substance. They tried to ban synthetic marijuana products as well, but a simple change in the formula had them back on…

SHOULD I HIRE AN ATTORNEY BEFORE I AM ARRESTED OR CHARGED WITH A CRIME?

  • March 24th, 2014
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If you’re under investigation or anticipating being charged, you need a lawyer now.   That’s a very common question, and it has a very simple answer: YES. I can’t state that strongly enough. You should hire an attorney as soon as you…

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM YOUR FIRST DUI OFFENSE IN FLORIDA

  • December 27th, 2013
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One out of every 135 people will be arrested for driving under the influence each year, according to the National Highway and Safety Administration’s Annual Traffic Safety Report. And even though the government and nonprofit organizations have long invested in expensive…

IS A DUI A FELONY IN FLORIDA?

  • October 25th, 2013
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One of the most common questions I’m asked as a St. Petersburg DUI Attorney is, “Is a DUI a felony?”In short, it depends. DUI Conviction Penalties in FloridaThere are different factors involved in determining whether your DUI will be considered a…

IS YOUR MUGSHOT MUGGING YOU OF YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS?

  • October 18th, 2013
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How the Press Uses Your Mugshot to Gain More Viewers I’m a big believer in the First Amendment. However, the rise of newspapers using mugshots to drive traffic has been of obvious concern. I’ve had many clients who’ve had cases…

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