Category: Information

Can You Go to Jail for a Hit and Run?

As explained by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), drivers must stop their vehicle and remain at the scene after an accident. The failure to do so is a serious criminal issue; to be sure, it could even be a felony that results in the offender going to jail. In this article, our top-rated…

Florida DUI Laws

According to information published by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, 32,684 people were arrested for DUIs in the state in 2017, including 1,899 in Orange County alone. Florida has strict drunk driving laws. If you are arrested and charged with intoxicated driving, you will be facing the automatic suspension of your license and you…

Careless Driving Ticket

Every driver is occasionally careless. But if you get caught, then you can expect to receive a traffic ticket, which can raise a lot of problems for motorists. Many people contact our firm to ask how much a careless driving ticket in Florida cost. There are many costs, some of which are hidden. We walk…

No one likes to think about the idea of getting a ticket, especially if this isn’t the first time and therefore a ticket is sure to mean a hike in an insurance rate, points against one’s record, potential license suspension (depending upon the number of points accumulated in a certain time period), and a large…

If you are pulled over for speeding and issued a citation in the state of Florida, you have a few different options regarding how you want to approach the ticket. First, you can simply pay the ticket within 30 days, which can be done online, in person, or over the phone. Second, you may have…

Despite the dangers associated with speeding and other unlawful behaviors, most drivers in Florida don’t give much thought to going a few miles per hour over the posted speed limit, forgetting to signal, or failing to come to a complete stop. Until, that is, they are pulled over by a Florida police officer and issued…

Getting pulled over by the police can be a stressful experience, and one that no one wants to go through. But if you are pulled over and issued a ticket for speeding, understanding your rights and responsibilities, including how long you have to pay that ticket, is important. At the law offices of Skubiak &…

Most drivers in the state of Florida are guilty of going above the speed limit at least once over the years, if not routinely. However, most drivers don’t intentionally speed and refrain from traveling one-to-two miles per hour over the posted speed limit. However, some drivers make the mistake of excessively speeding on Florida’s roads,…

After receiving a speeding ticket, your first instinct might be to agree to pay the fine. Stop! Florida drivers actually have several options that they should fully consider before agreeing that they are guilty of speeding. In this article, we will discuss your options as well as the pluses and minuses of each approach. You…

So you’re trying to get somewhere important—maybe work, maybe to visit a relative. And yes, you might be going a little over the speed limit. But suddenly you see the blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror and your heart is in your mouth. What do you do? Hopefully, you do what the law requires—you…