Category Archives: DUI Criminal Defense
What Are the Underage Drinking Laws in Florida?
Florida has state-specific laws regulating underage drinking and alcohol possession. It is especially important to grasp the complexities of the law and the consequences you may face if you or your kid is charged with underage drinking. State Penalties for Underage Drinking Alcohol is defined in Florida law as commercial beverages, such as cans… Read More
Know your Rights: What to do if you’re pulled over for a DUI
If you are pulled over for suspected driving under the influence (DUI), it is important to know your rights. Here at Meldon Law, we have successfully defended hundreds of DUI cases. This article will provide you with what to do during a DUI investigation. What is a DUI? Under Florida law, a person is… Read More
I’ve Been Charged with DUI. Now What?
In Florida, every DUI case is essentially two cases in one. The first case is an administrative case against your driver’s license. If you blew over a .08 or refused to provide the police with a sample, the police most likely took your license away. That was the beginning of the administrative suspension case…. Read More
1 Killed, 4 Injured In DUI Crash In Florida Keys
Alcohol can cause many negative effects, especially for drivers. It can cause motorists to suffer from decreased judgment, making them more likely to crash. Unfortunately, these accidents can cause serious or even fatal injuries. Sadly, this was recently the case in Florida, when a Maserati crashed into a Volkswagen SUV in Monroe County. One… Read More
Nassau County Commission Chairman Aaron Bell Faces DUI Charges
DUI charges can be shocking when the offender is a well-known politician. This was recently the case in Florida, when Nassau County Commission Chairman Aaron Bell was arrested for DUI on Sadler Street in Fernandina Beach. The incident happened on the evening of June 21. Bell is in the process of being booked into… Read More
Police Officer Arrested For DUI
We expect police officers to uphold the law and avoid engaging in illegal activities. Unfortunately, though, many law enforcement officials will do things without thinking about the consequences. Plus, it seems hypocritical when a police officer will pull over a motorist for drinking and driving, and then turn around and do the exact same… Read More
Florida School Bus Driver Arrested For DUI
Parents expect that school bus drivers will get their children to school safely. They do not always think about the dangers, such as a driver under the influence of alcohol, but it is a possibility. A Florida bus driver was recently arrested after driving while intoxicated. The 60-year-old man was driving home middle school… Read More