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Can an attorney help me fight my DUI charges?

Being arrested and charged with a DUI in Florida can be a scary situation. The legal consequences for a first-time DUI offender include up to six months of incarceration and a fine between $500 - $1,000. You could also lose your privilege to drive. This can make you feel uncertain about how you will be...

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Police may soon give THC breath tests

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a prototype device — similar to an alcohol breathalyzer — that can potentially detect THC in a driver's breath, according to NPR. The first stages of development began in 2016, when several states began legalizing cannabis. The prototype was built by chemistry professor Alexander Star and electrical and computer engineering...

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Breath Tests Are Often Used to Convict DUI Suspects. But Are They Accurate?

The holidays are coming up, and as expected, police across the Sunshine State will be aggressively pursuing DUI offenders. Before making an arrest, police need enough evidence to determine if you've been driving drunk. Police often rely on breathalyzer readings to charge someone with DUI. As experienced Florida DUI attorneys, we have witnessed how inaccurate...

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Can I Face a Felony Charge for a DUI?

So, you were arrested and charged with a DUI in Florida. You may be under the impression that you can't be charged with anything more than a misdemeanor, but there are some circumstances when a DUI could constitute a felony. For example, if you're convicted of a third or subsequent DUI within a 10-year period,...

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Understanding your Miranda rights

If you’re arrested on suspicion of committing or planning a crime, don’t try to talk yourself out of the situation and don’t make small talk with the police. That’s because anything you say in the company of the police can and will be used against you in court. Don’t count on the police to help...

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How Drug Recognition Experts Can Tell If You're Driving Drunk or High

Jacksonville-area police officers conduct numerous traffic stops each day. Reasons for traffic stops often include speeding, broken taillights, or failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign. Other reasons, however, may lead police to believe that a person is driving while impaired. This often includes erratic driving and failure to drive in...

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