DUI And Criminal Defense

A Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy was patrolling the area of Bascom Norris and U.S. Highway 90 when he observed a grey pickup turn right on Bascom Norris Road with a turn signal. Once the vehicle crossed the railroad tracks, the vehicle drifted into the opposite lane of travel and stayed…

A vast majority of DUI cases start with a law enforcement officer conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle for some type of infraction. The infractions vary from speeding all the way to failure to maintain a single lane. Generally speaking, to conduct a valid traffic stop, an officer needs…

Ocala Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Ocala Police Department conducted a traffic stop around the 800 block of North Pine Avenue on a motor vehicle after running the license plate of the vehicle and finding that the registered owner of the vehicle did not have a valid license. The officer then made contact with the…

In Florida, the police may charge you with DUI, even if you were not actually driving at the time of the incident. If you are intoxicated and behind the wheel of a vehicle, you are “in actual physical control” of the vehicle under the law, even if the keys are…

If you were arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI), you are not alone. In 2018, there were 32,177 DUI arrests in Florida, 108 of which were in Ocala, 172 in Gainesville, and 467 in Fort Lauderdale. DUI means driving when your normal faculties are impaired, or when…

Ocala Criminal Defense Attorneys

A Marion County Sheriff’s Ocala Deputy responded to a location in Citra, Florida in reference to an aggravated assault. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with the alleged victim, who advised that he and the defendant had been involved in a verbal altercation over a property dispute. The alleged victim stated…

Ocala Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Ocala Police Department conducted a traffic stop around the 300 block of Southeast 17th Street on a motor vehicle after running the license plate of the vehicle and finding that the registered owner of the vehicle did not have a valid license. The officer then made contact with the…

Criminal Defense Lawyer FL

A Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is a contract between the defendant and the State Attorney’s Office. This contract is typically negotiated between a defense attorney and a prosecutor. Typically a defendant must have no prior criminal history and in cases involving a victim (battery), the victim usually must be okay…