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  • Can DUI breath test results be challenged in Tampa?

    One of the many things a Tampa DUI defense attorney will do for their client is challenge the inaccuracies found when breath tests are conducted. The circumstances surrounding the test, including whether or not it was videotaped, will also be part of the defense. Challenged Breat...

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  • Why is a DMV hearing after a Tampa DUI important?

    When you are charged with a DUI in Tampa, the first thing you need to do is obtain a DUI Defense Attorney so they can attend the DMV hearing. The DMV hearing is a separate case from your DUI charges and, in many circumstances, people fail to realize this. The purpose of the DMV ...

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  • What are the penalties for a Tampa DUI?

    Following a DUI arrest, it is not uncommon for the driver to have many questions. The first question that is often asked is, "What are the penalties I could face?" The answer to this question is a difficult one because it depends on the circumstances surrounding the charges the d...

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  • A Tampa DUI for those under 21

    In the state of Florida, there are serious penalties associated with a young person operating a vehicle after they have consumed drugs or alcohol. Florida's "zero tolerance" policy is specifically focused on: Individuals under the age of twenty-one. Charges brought up against th...

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  • Orlando DUI and Actual Physical Control: What is That?

    When an offender is arrested for DUI in the state of Florida and has physical control of the vehicle, it is defined as APC or Actual Physical Control. Those who have gone to their car to "sleep it off" after having too much to drink could still be charged with DUI and APC. The pe...

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  • Orlando DUI Arrests and Driving Suspensions

    When an individual is charged with DUI in the state of Florida, the ticket states they have the right to operate their vehicle for a period of ten days following the initial arrest. This stipulation can be challenged in court which is especially important for those who are arrest...

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  • Orlando DUI and Probation Violations

    A probation sentence occurs when an individual is convicted of a DUI and does not go to jail. This sentence also occurs when the offender serves a period of time in jail and is released with probation conditions set by the judge. One way for an offender to receive the maximum len...

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  • Jail Sentences and Orlando DUI

    When someone in the state of Florida faces DUI (driving under the influence) charges, every case is handled based upon the driver's criminal history. This means, because each case is handled separately, the driver could face between six and nine months of jail time for first offe...

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  • Orlando DUI: When Drivers Are Stopped

    No matter how annoyed a driver is when they are stopped by a police officer, they should react in a calm manner and follow all of the officer's instructions in a receptive manner. There are some specific steps drivers should follow when they are stopped for any reason, including ...

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  • Orlando DUI Arrests Without Alcohol

    In the state of Florida, impaired driving does not necessarily mean driving under the influence of alcohol. In Florida, officers can arrest drivers for DUI even if they have not been drinking alcohol. If the officer believes the driver is under the influence of a controlled subs...

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