Sarasota, Florida imposes stiff penalties for DUI convictions. Some people believe that it is better to refuse to take a breathalyzer test if they have been drinking before they were pulled over so... more
When people hear an attorney practices DUI/traffic law, the first question they usually ask is: If I get pulled over for DUI, should I blow or refuse? By this question, they are referring to the... more
If a person is charged with a DUI, and they refused to take a breath or blood test after their arrest, they may face additional consequences if convicted. Note: this is different than the optional... more
Can a Driver Request and Obtain an Additional, Independent Test in a DWI Case?
Yes, a driver has the right the right to request and obtain an additional, independent blood or urine test from a third... more
This is probably the most common question asked of a DWI/DUI defense lawyer.
The short answer is: You should take the test with a few important caveats.
In most situations, test refusal is a more... more
Is it required to take a breath test? The simple answer is no, you do not have to take a breath test. There are consequences for a refusal to take a breath test however, depending on what type of... more
Before we begin, the first thing that should be made clear is that it is not illegal for any adult ages twenty-one and over to drink and drive. It is, however, illegal for an impaired adult to drive.... more
If you have a criminal DWI case and/or civil implied consent driver's license revocation cases pending, you may have heard of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in McNeely v. Missouri issued... more