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Have You Been Charged with a DUI?

We all enjoy those moments that make us happiest. We tend to enjoy not only the moment, but the people we around at the time. Our happiest moments are often times celebrated with alcohol, from grabbing a beer with a friend, to wine, liquor, and champagne. Though celebratory times call for celebratory measures, it is important not to drive...

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Underage Drinking: Understanding Florida’s MIP Laws

While it may seem fun, underage drinking is never a good idea. This is particularly true when you consider that the Florida laws that deal with underage drinking have become increasingly stringent over the years. Punishment for underage drinking can impact more people than just the intoxicated teen. There can be legal consequences for any minor who transports or...

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Charges Filed in Explosive Uber Accident

Prosecutors allege that a college student was speeding and drunk by twice the legal limit when he collided with an Uber driver, killing a passenger in Southwest Miami Dade. The accident captured the city’s attention after the victim’s family filed a negligence lawsuit against the defendant and Uber. Last month, the victim and friends called an Uber after a...

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Supreme Court Taking Shot at DUI Law

The Supreme Court is taking another “shot” at the DUI laws and the drunk-driving test.  They will be examining three separate cases that will be argued together at a one hour hearing.  The issues presented in this case are defendants declining to take the tests.  In this case they are a blood test, a breath test, and finally a...

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Golf Cart DUIs in Florida

As golf communities become more and more popular throughout Florida, the number of golf carts on the road continues to increase. Outside of Orlando in the Villages, a man was arrested and charged with a DUI after residents found him drunk and parked in their driveway. When the officers attempted to give him a field sobriety test, he announced...

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Drinking & Driving: Understanding Your First Conviction

You were only “buzzed”. You only had to drive two miles. You were late for your curfew. No matter what you say to justify it, the end result is the same. You drove under the influence of alcohol or drugs. You made a mistake. You risked your life, your passenger’s life, and the lives of those around you. Many...

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CDC Calls Prescription Drug Use An Epidemic

Prescription Drugged Driving in Florida Prescription drug abuse is on the rise to the point that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention classified it as an epidemic. Even for prescription drug users that take their medications as prescribed, medication use does not mix well with driving. A person can be charged with driving under the influence even when...

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Lesser Known Driving Under the Influence Penalties in Florida

If you have been pulled over for drinking and driving, you know how terrifying it is. You have horrible things going through your mind, and you’re worried about your future. What will your friends and family think? Will you have a conviction on your record? Will you lose your job? The long-term consequences of a drinking and driving conviction...

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Less Drunk Driving in Florida Thanks To Ride Sharing Companies

Ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft have struck controversy throughout the United States due to their lack of regulation and legal protections for passengers. Florida lawmakers, however, have joined the ranks of several other states in looking to regulate this new “transportation networking” industry. Ride sharing companies are favored by consumers due to their low prices, ease...

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Florida Tourism Defense: What You Need to Know

Criminal Defense for Tourists in FL Florida is an extremely popular tourist destination. From theme parks to beaches, there are thousands of things to see and do in Florida. But have you ever wondered what happens if you get in trouble with the law while you are on vacation? If you are a non-Florida resident and are arrested for...

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