This book is based on Jeffrey Meldon, Carey Meldon , and Ian Pickens’ 50 plus years of DUI defense experience. The intent of this book is to educate the reader on possible ways to avoid being charged and convicted of DUI in Alachua County.
THIS BOOK IS NOT INTENDED TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE NOR TO ENCOURAGE DRINKING AND DRIVING!
This book is intended to:
- Define what DUI is, how it is proven and how to avoid being charged with it.
- Educate the reader about the amount of alcohol in drinks and what it takes to be at or over the legal limit of .08%.
- Give the current facts and realities of what a person charged with DUI could be facing if he or she decides to drink and drive in Alachua County.
- Describe the seriousness of a DUI charge in Florida and the potential life long consequences of a DUI conviction.
- Explain to University of Florida students what they could be facing if charged with DUI.
- Explain two common mistakes made by people that have been charged with DUI – Mistakes that often negatively affect the outcome of their case and consequently – their lives.
- Explain a person’s rights during the various stages of a DUI arrest.
Explain some of the legal challenges to a DUI charge.
- Discuss why an attorney’s experience in DUI defense is an important factor when it comes to avoiding being convicted with DUI.
- Give the reader criteria to look for when evaluating a DUI lawyer.