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According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Florida saw 105,298 cases of domestic violence in 2019 alone. If you are charged with domestic violence or battery, the consequences and penalties are important to understand. It can be difficult to know what to expect.

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According to data compiled by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, there were 33,873 total DUI arrests in Florida in 2019. Florida DUI laws make it illegal for a person to drive or be in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other controlled substances. A defendant convicted of a DUI may face ...

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It is important to separate a DUI charge from a DUI conviction. I try to remind my clients all the time that just because you have been charged, doesn’t mean you are guilty. In order to get a DUI conviction, the State of Florida has to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were guilty of driving under the influence.

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While both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney, I have encountered many people who decide not to hire an attorney immediately following their arrest but rather to wait until their first court date to seek counsel. Whether it is the day before their arraignment or the day after, some people choose to "wait and see" what happens before deciding ...

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A DUI arrest does not have to result in a DUI conviction. Do not resolve a DUI charge before consulting with an experienced DUI attorney. Depending on the facts of your case, you may have defenses available to you that you are not even aware of.

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