FAQ: DUI And Criminal Defense

I WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH DUI, DOES THIS MEAN I AM GUILTY OF DUI? WHAT ARE THE LEGAL DEFENSES FOR DUI?

Just because you were charged with a DUI in Gainesville or Alachua County does not mean you are guilty of DUI. There are a number of legal challenges or defenses that can result in your case being dismissed by the judge or prosecutor. Here are the top five legal challenges or defenses to a DUI: […]

I ONLY HAD ONE DRINK HOW, COULD THAT PUT ME OVER THE LIMIT?

It is the number of ounces of alcohol in a drink and not the number of drinks that makes the difference. Not all drinks are the same. A mixed drink may have 3 ounces of alcohol in it, (the equivalent of 3 drinks). A martini typically has 2 ½ to 3 ounces of alcohol in […]

WHAT IMPACT WILL BEING CONVICTED OF DUI HAVE ON MY CAR INSURANCE RATES?

If you are convicted of a DUI/DWI, your insurance rates will skyrocket! This is because of a new Florida law that went into effect in 2007, which requires anyone with a DUI conviction to purchase significantly higher cost insurance. This could cost you as much as $20,000 over the next 3 to 5 years. If […]