FAQ: DUI And Criminal Defense

WHAT CONSTITUTES A DUI CHARGE IN ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA?

In the State of Florida, in order to be charged with DUI it is necessary for the prosecutor to prove that the person was either: Driving a motor vehicle with unlawful blood alcohol content; in excess of .08%. (This can be proven by breath testing results from Florida’s CMI Intoxilyzer 8000 or blood test results) […]

WHAT IS A DWI? IS IT A CRIME IN FLORIDA?

Florida does not have a crime under the title DWI or “Driving While Intoxicated.” Some states have DWI and/or DUI, “Driving Under the Influence,” and some states give it other criminal titles. However, in Florida, there is just one crime, DUI. Remember, the only sure way of avoiding the lifelong consequences of a DUI conviction […]

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO AFTER A DUI ARREST IN GAINESVILLE/ALACHUA COUNTY?

The 2 most important things to do after being arrested in Gainesville or Alachua County for a DUI are: Hire a Gainesville DUI attorney ASAP, do not wait too long! Hire the most experienced Gainesville DUI lawyer! Here are some criteria to look for. Carey Meldon Tip: These are by far THE TWO most important […]