Monthly Archives: March 2012

Right to an Independent Chemical Test After a DUI Arrest in Florida

Imagine that you have a glass of wine with dinner. On the drive home you are pulled over for speeding. The officer asks you if you have been drinking and doesn’t believe you when you say, “I only had one glass of wine.” You agree to submit to field sobriety exercises. You perform the exercises […]

Prior DUI Convictions Defined under Florida Law

The penalties and punishments in a DUI case depend, in part, on whether the person has any prior convictions for a DUI (or similar offense) and when those prior convictions occurred. Different penalties can exist for second or subsequent DUI cases including: a second DUI conviction outside of five years; a second DUI conviction within […]