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Anguish April 3, 2018

Understanding the Consequences of an Underage DUI

Drinking while under the age of 21 is illegal under any circumstances, but if an underage drinker is caught behind the wheel while intoxicated, the repercussions could be even more serious. Even though drivers 21 years or older are considered intoxicated when their blood alcohol concentration, BAC, is .08% or higher, an underage driver… Read More »

Handcuffs November 15, 2017

Your Rights During a Field Sobriety Test

Being pulled over by a law enforcement officer on suspicion of driving while intoxicated can be frightening, stressful, and intimidating, even if you are completely sober and have done nothing wrong. One of the first things the officer might do is ask you to perform various field sobriety tests, which you might feel obligated… Read More »

Patrol Car October 3, 2017

Can I Get a DUI for an Open Container Found in My Vehicle?

Drinking and driving laws extend beyond the act of driving under the influence of alcohol. Although we all know that drinking and driving is illegal, the laws regarding open containers in a vehicle aren’t as commonly known. Did you know that DUI penalties can actually increase if open containers of alcohol are found in… Read More »

Attorney Signing Document August 14, 2017

I Was Barely Over the Legal Limit, Do I Need a DUI Lawyer?

Date rape is a problem all across the country, especially on college campuses. No person should be forced to engage in unwanted sexual relations against their will. However, rape laws can be abused and are sometimes used for revenge. Sometimes, allegations of rape can be made by an angry party who does not want… Read More »

Courtroom in Session February 8, 2017

Importance of Hiring a DUI Attorney After an Arrest

If you were recently arrested for DUI anywhere in Florida, do not wait to hire an attorney. While the state will offer you a Public Defender, this level of representation will not be sufficient in providing you with the aggressive, personalized attention you’ll need in order to win your case. At this time, your… Read More »

sobriety-test March 7, 2016

DUI: Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs

As the number of alcohol-related DUI arrests declines, drug-related DUI arrests are on the rise. The increase in arrests for driving while under the influence of drugs might be attributed to an overall increase in the use of prescription drugs, combined with a general lack of public awareness about “drugged driving.” Many drivers are… Read More »

Justice Scales October 20, 2015

DUI Field Sobriety Tests In West Palm Beach

In DUI and BUI cases, there are two types of sobriety tasks. There are field sobriety tasks that are performed on scene when the person who is pulled over is initially suspected of a DUI or a BUI. The second type is a Breathalyzer test, commonly referred to as a breath test. Before a… Read More »

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