FAQ: DUI And Criminal Defense

IF I AM STOPPED BY THE POLICE FOR DUI, SHOULD I “BLOW” OR NOT “BLOW”? TAKE THE BREATH TEST OR NOT?

This is probably the most commonly asked question of any DUI lawyer; whether to take the Breath Test (BT) or not. Here are my suggestions: Yes, Blow if: you have had nothing or very little to drink. Beware however, your judgment may be impaired, and you may feel sober and still be over the limit. […]

WHAT IS THE INFORMATION ON AN IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE IN GAINESVILLE?

Since July of 2008, installation of an approved ignition interlock device is a mandated or required DUI conviction penalty. Proof of installation must be shown before a person with certain DUI convictions is able to get their diving privilege back. This 2008 mandate applies to all residents of Gainesville, Alachua County and all of Florida. […]

CAN I DRIVE AFTER BEING ARRESTED FOR DUI IN GAINESVILLE OR ALACHUA COUNTY?

Generally, yes you can. Here is the Information: Unless otherwise instructed by the Judge at your First Appearance, you can drive until midnight on the 10th day from receiving the DUI citation. You must have the DUI citation on your person when you are driving at all times, either in your wallet or glove compartment. […]