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Category: Drunk Driving/DUI

Federal Study Reports that THC Level Testing is Unreliable in Assessing Marijuana Intoxication

July 8, 2021 Criminal Defense, Drug Charges, Drunk Driving/DUI, News & Announcements

Marijuana DUI Florida

Marijuana has been a hot topic in the press and political spheres for years now due to the rapidly changing laws surrounding the drug. Many states are repealing or amending their marijuana laws in light of studies and social consciousness that promote the plant’s benefits[1], like reducing pain for those suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, and migraines, managing anxiety, epilepsy, …

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What You Need to Know About Involuntary Intoxication Defenses in Florida

July 1, 2021 Criminal Defense, Drug Charges, Drunk Driving/DUI

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, and you were intoxicated during the commission of the crime, then you may be able to assert an involuntary intoxication defense depending on the circumstances. If you believe that your arrest was a result of involuntary intoxication, it is important that you seek representation from an experienced criminal …

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Florida’s Boating Under the Influence Laws

June 23, 2021 Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving/DUI

Florida’s Boating Under the Influence Laws

What is a BUI? It is common to hear stories about people convicted of driving vehicles while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Although less common, people may also be convicted of driving boats while similarly impaired. In Florida, there are many instances where people head out on the water to enjoy a day with friends, and it is …

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Reducing a DUI Charge to a Reckless Driving Charge

September 2, 2020 Drunk Driving/DUI

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A conviction of Driving under the Influence (DUI) can have extremely significant impacts on all areas of your life. These penalties and ramifications increase significantly depending on prior convictions: First DUI Jail – Up to 6 months If BAC over .15, or minor in the car = 9 months If cause of accident = 12 months License suspension – 6 …

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DUI Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide in Florida

May 4, 2020 Drunk Driving/DUI

DUI Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide in Florida

What is the difference between DUI Manslaughter and Vehicular Homicide in Florida? Vehicular Homicide and DUI Manslaughter are serious offenses in the state of Florida. A Florida Vehicular Homicide attorney can help navigate a case where either of these charges have been filed. On the surface, these charges appear to be nearly identical, with one just adding an intoxicated driver, …

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Is DUI Manslaughter a Violent Crime in Florida?

April 7, 2020 Drunk Driving/DUI

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Florida DUI Manslaughter It is a sad reality that in the state of Florida, thousands of Floridians die every year as the result of traffic accidents in the state. Unfortunately, some of those drivers are also intoxicated at the time of the accident. There are various crimes which can be charged as a result of causing a crash that results …

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Florida Laws on E-Scooters

July 23, 2019 Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving/DUI, News & Announcements DUI, e scooter, tallahassee

Florida Laws on E-Scooters

E-Scooters Come to Tallahassee The city of Tallahassee has created a test run of an electric scooter rental service for city residents. The program offers 999 scooters to be rented by members of the community. Similar to programs in other cities, the scooters are rented out by using an app to unlock the scooter and then use it. Each ride …

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When Is A DUI A Felony in Florida?

May 20, 2019 Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving/DUI DUI, felony dui, florida felony dui

florida dui felony

Diving under the influence, commonly referred to as a DUI or DWI (driving while intoxicated), is a serious charge that can be either classified as a misdemeanor or a felony, with the penalties exponentially increasing for a felony DUI. But when exactly does a drunk driving charge go from a simple misdemeanor to a felony? Typically, a first time driving …

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Driving While High In Florida

May 14, 2019 Drug Charges, Drunk Driving/DUI driving high, DUI, marijuana dui

driving while high florida

 With the passing and implementation of Amendment 2 in the State of Florida, the use of medical marijuana has become a controversial topic. Uncertainty over how exactly the use of medical marijuana will be regulated, and how obtaining a medical card will impact aspects of the patient’s life, is the subject of much debate. A major concern for both patients …

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