Category: Criminal Defense

Florida statute 316.193 stipulates the consequences of being convicted for driving under the influence. A conviction can negatively affect your driving privileges to the point that you lose them for several years. For this reason, it’s imperative that you contact a Florida defense attorney immediately if you’re the subject of an arrest for DUI. Following…

The short answer is yes. But it’s worth familiarizing yourself with the details of vehicle impoundment stemming from an arrest for DUI to fully understand your exposure. An experienced attorney can mount a DUI defense to help minimize the impact. The police are likely to confiscate your vehicle to prevent you from having further access…

When you receive a traffic ticket, it’s tempting to pay it and get on with your life. That’s the simplest option. The alternative is to go to court and fight the charges without any guarantee that doing so will have a positive outcome. That means throwing more time and money down the drain, right? Not…

A DUI conviction on your driving record can impose severe consequences that impact you for years. If you already have a DUI on your record and are cited a second time, there’s even more at stake. A second conviction carries stiffer penalties. Note that a citation for drunk driving isn’t the same as a conviction….

If a police officer catches you behind the wheel while in possession of controlled narcotics, you’re likely to suffer severe penalties if the charges lead to a conviction. These penalties can include massive fines, a lengthy jail sentence, and loss of your driving privileges (among other sanctions). Many people assume there’s no reason to fight…

The absolute worst time to call a traffic ticket attorney is after you’ve paid a ticket. By that point, the damage has already been done. The best time to call is before you pay it. That way, your attorney can help protect your driving record. Keeping points off your record will not only ensure you…

A speeding ticket isn’t just a speeding ticket. It’s a negative mark on your driving record. If you’ve been convicted of traffic infractions in the past, being convicted of speeding can mean the difference between retaining your right to drive and a license suspension. Most people who receive a speeding ticket simply pay the accompanying…

Most people receive at least one traffic ticket at some point in their lives, whether for speeding, running a red light, or texting and driving. Some receive multiple tickets. They pay the fines and attend traffic school (when they’re eligible to do so), and move on with their lives. But did you know that accumulating…

If you’re a commercial driver, your livelihood depends on your ability to operate large and heavy vehicles. Unfortunately, this privilege can be taken from you if you’re convicted of too many moving violations. Worse, as a CDL holder, you’re held to a higher standard than most motorists. You’re given fewer chances before your license can…

If you’re like most drivers, you’ve received at least one ticket for a moving violation in the past. You have two options when this happens: pay the ticket and accept the points on your driving record. Doing so means accepting the consequences, which may include fines, a black mark on your driving record, and higher…