A criminal DUI conviction in Florida carries significant penalties. For a first offense, a judge may sentence you to six months in jail and order you to pay a fine of between $500 and $1,000. In addition, your driver’s license can be suspended…Read More
We have all heard about the “black boxes” used in airplanes to record flight data. In the event of a crash, safety officials use the black boxes–which are actually orange in color to enable easier recovery–to assist in their investigation of the accident.
Facing aDUI conviction can be devastating, especially when the charge is only one of several crimes that you have been accused of committing in connection with the DUI charge. When you are charged with a crime related to driving under the influence…Read More
Learning that you are facing criminal charges in Florida can be scary and frustrating, especially when you do not have any recollection of the crime itself because you were intoxicated or otherwise impaired. If you are charged with a crime in Florida but you…Read More
DUI laws are getting tougher in Utah. Utah recently passed a law that will lower the current blood alcohol content (BAC) limit from 0.08% to 0.05%. When this law goes into effect in December 2018, it will be the…Read More
In addition to fines and possible jail time, the most immediate consequence of a DUI conviction is the loss of your driving privileges. Under Florida law, conviction of a first DUI carries a minimum 180 days revocation of your driver’s…Read More
We often discuss drunk driving in terms of the legal process–i.e., the arrest and trial. But it is also important to understand just how a DUI can affect your daily life going forward. Even if you are a first-time offender who is not…Read More
Every Florida parent is nervous when their teenager gets his or her driver’s license. Your biggest worry is that they will get into a serious car accident. But you should also be concerned about the possibility of a drunk driving arrest.
While traveling around the Orlando area, especially during weekends or holidays, you may notice police conducting random “sobriety checkpoints.” You may have even be stopped yourself. But can the police really do this? After all, if you are just driving down the street and there is no evidence…Read More