It will be considered 3 w/in 10. Only one of your priors has to be w/in that statutory period to qualify. A 3rd conviction will result in a 10 year court imposed suspension, but the length of theadministrative suspension will depend on whether you blew or refused.
It will be a third within ten year dui. I recommend hiring a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to help mitigate the penalties. The State may charge this as a felony.
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It will be a 3rd within 10 yeras. Your license will be suspended for 10 years by the court. Call me and let's see what defenses you may have. You may have many options. 407-846-8008.
I agree with my colleagues and add that your prior convictions for DUI will not count if your prior(s) were not counseled. A lawyer can help analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the state's case, review possible defenses and look into your prior record.
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This is a 3rd within 10. It goes from the time between 2nd and 3rd conviction. Contact my office if you have additional questions.
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First of all you are looking at a Felony DUI. F.S. 316.193 (2) (b)1. states: Any person who is convicted of a third violation of this section for an offense that occurs within 10 years after a prior conviction for a violation of this section commits a felony of the third degree. As for your DL suspension, F.S. 322.28 (2) (a) 3 states: Upon a third conviction for an offense that occurs within a period of 10 years after the date of a prior conviction for the violation of the provisions of s. 316.193 or former s. 316.1931 or a combination of such sections, the driver’s license or driving privilege shall be revoked for not less than 10 years.
I strongly suggest that you secure competent legal counsel to represent you in this case.
Remember, just because you were arrested doesn't mean you will be convicted. Even if you blew over the legal limit of .08, you may be found not guilty at trial. If you did not blow, but the State has strong evidence against you, a plea offer of "Reckless Driving" may be on the table shortly before trial or on your trial date. The State may even drop the charge.
The facts matter, as does the prosecutor. Many times, whom you hire as your attorney matters the most.
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Florida simply requires one of your prior convictions to have occurred within the past 10 years. As a result, you will be facing a third offense within a period of 10 years. While it is discretionary with the State Attorney's Office, you could be facing a felony DUI. If convicted, you face a 10 year license revocation. If you have additional questions, you can call my office at (407) 246-6384.