David Ashley Haenel’s Guides

David Ashley Haenel

Sarasota Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Orlando DUI: Mandatory Fines and Probation

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    The state of Florida has enacted steep penalties for those who are arrested for a DUI. The punishment becomes more severe whenever a driver has a blood alcohol content of .15 or higher, is driving with a minor in the vehicle, or has been previously arrested. Each subsequent arres...

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  2. The State of Florida Doesn't Require Breath Tests

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    In order to make a determination whether or not someone is legally intoxicated or not, a chemical test is administered to a person. This chemical test is referred to as a breath test or a breathalyzer test, as any DUI attorney in Orlando can attest to during consultations. When a...

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  3. Orlando DUI and Vehicle Immobilization

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    Florida drivers can be charged with a DUI if their blood alcohol content is .08 or above. After being arrested, these individuals will be brought to the police station and then placed in a drunk tank until they become sober. In most cases, an arraignment takes place the next morn...

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  4. DUI Consequences Primer: What Can Happen When You Are Convicted of a DUI in Orlando, Florida

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    If you ever find yourself in a situation where you've been out drinking, the smart and safe thing to do would be not to get behind the wheel of a car. You've heard countless anecdotes and slogans on why you shouldn't drink and drive, but the real life consequences to drinking and...

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  5. The Intoxilyzer 8000 Challenges

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    Three defendants were charged with DUI after receiving results related to their blood alcohol content after they blew into the Intoxilyzer 8000. Their attorneys have requested the court to require the Kentucky company that developed the machine to turn over software so that they ...

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  6. Ignition Interlock Devices: Blow Before You Go

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    Those who get hit with stiff driving under the influence penalties are hit with life changing stipulations. When you get up in the morning to go to work, you just get in your car, turn the ignition and drive off. No further thought required. Likewise, when you want to run an erra...

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  7. Truant from Traffic Court: What Traffic Cases Require a Court Appearance in Florida-- Or Else!

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    Getting a traffic ticket is not a pleasant experience for anyone. It is unfortunate, but traffic violations are a necessary evil. Can you imagine our road ways with out any traffic laws? Even with the laws that are currently in place, we still have a plethora of traffic accident...

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  8. No Thank You: What Happens When You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in Tampa, Florida?

    Written by attorney David Haenel, over 1 year ago.

    A recent investigation has found that four out of every ten drivers that are stopped for suspected DUI in Florida refuse to take a breathalyzer test. Some individuals may believe that it is better to refuse to take the test so that evidence cannot be used against them, while ot...

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  9. Florida DUI Report

    Written by attorney David Haenel, almost 5 years ago.

    Challenging your Driver's License Suspension within 10 days of your arrest When a person is arrested for DUI in Florida, they have only 10 days to challenge the administrative suspension of their lic

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