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Intoxicated Individuals And Leaving A Crash Scene

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Florida takes driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol seriously. A DUI arrest can be followed by heavy fines and other tough consequences, including loss of freedom through incarceration. And the penalties you are facing will become much more severe if you also flee from an accident scene. If you are involved and… Read More »

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Steps After A DUI Arrest

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There are penalties in place when individuals are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida. While it is common knowledge that driving drunk is against the law, many people facing charges do not understand the steps following an arrest, particularly if they are a first time offender. It is important to have… Read More »

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Four Things To Know About Florida DUIs

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DUI is an abbreviation for driving under the influence, meaning a person is under the influence of controlled substances or alcoholic beverages. There are blood alcohol levels in place for law enforcement to determine if you are under the influence. So, for example, if you have a blood alcohol level that is .08% or… Read More »

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Unusual Clearwater DUI Situations

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When people think of drunk driving in Florida, images of a person openly drinking a can of beer or bottle of alcohol while swerving and speeding in a car on a highway or open road may come to mind. In reality, there are a variety of situations that can lead to a DUI in… Read More »

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Traffic Violations And Florida Arrests

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If you are pulled over in Florida and receive a ticket, what type of traffic ticket you receive will depend on the violation. Both civil and criminal traffic violations are possible. Civil traffic tickets typically result in fines. Points are also a civil ticket penalty. All of this and more could occur if you… Read More »

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Preparing For A Florida ALR Hearing

By King Law Group |

Your Florida arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) will likely lead down two paths. One is criminal, because drunk driving is illegal there will be fines and possible incarceration if you are convicted. And the second path is in the form of vehicle sanctions, meaning it could result in you losing your license…. Read More »

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Florida Minors And DUI Charges

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Minor DUIs fall under zero tolerance policy rules in the state of Florida. Driving under the influence in these situations is zero tolerance because it is illegal to drink alcohol if you are under 21 years old. If you are operating a motor vehicle, be it a motorcycle, car, or boat, and have a… Read More »

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Driving Drunk In Florida And Child Endangerment

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If there are minors in a vehicle when a person is pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida, the penalties following a conviction can be severe. This is because there are enhanced consequences in place to help protect passengers who are minors, under the age of 18. Beyond the enhanced DUI… Read More »

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Florida Law Prohibits Open Containers In Cars

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There are open container laws in many, but not all, U.S. states. An open container law is a rule that prohibits people in motor vehicles from having open containers of alcohol. In Florida, these rules are true for moving cars and cars that are parked. The language of the laws and their penalties vary… Read More »

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What If I Fail A Florida Sobriety Test?

By King Law Group |

Failing a sobriety test can lead to criminal penalties and suspension of your driver’s license. Losing a license can be a significant loss if you rely on your car to work and manage your personal life. How long the suspension will last will depend on the situation. If you have past DUIs that will… Read More »

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