Written by attorney Joseph Montrone Jr.


If you are arrested for a DUI in the state of Florida, you are facing a serious criminal charge. If convicted of a Florida DUI, your sentence will include numerous conditions such as a fine, jail, driver’s license suspension, impoundment of your car, an ignition interlock device, and probation. DUI convictions can carry serious consequences beyond the criminal justice system. They can affect your job, automobile insurance premiums, and your wallet.

I have outlined what your sentence may be depending on your prior convictions or lack thereof and the timing of any subsequent offenses or convictions. This list is certainly not exhaustive as other conditions may apply depending on the specific facts of your case. As always, if you are arrested for any criminal driving offense or a DUI, I urge you to seek the counsel of a qualified attorney in your area. An experienced DUI attorney can help guide you through the complicated process of a DUI charge.

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