Unmatched DUI defense in Florida and the United States
In Florida, driving is a privilege and not a right. When someone is arrested for the Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol, the privilege to drive can be taken away from them. Florida has some of the harshest DUI penalties which can include jail time, probation, driver’s license suspension, DUI school, alcohol evaluation, treatment, vehicle impoundment, community service, fines and court costs.
Under Florida law, DUI charges consist of having a blood alcohol level of 0.8 or higher, which is considered impaired. It is also illegal to ability operate a vehicle under the effects of illegal drugs, prescribed medications such as painkillers, and even some over-the-counter medications.
At the Law Offices of Salnick & Fuchs, our dedicated DUI Attorneys will thoroughly examine your case and provide you with the knowledge necessary to make a well informed decision. Our DUI Attorneys will seek the best possible resolution for your case, whether by plea bargain or going to trial.
Repeat DUI offenders face mandatory minimum sentences that will be applied regardless of circumstances, leading to prison time and the permanent loss of their driver's license.
After being arrested for DUI charges, you only have 10 days to take action until the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles tries to suspend your driver’s license. If one does not act during these ten days (not business days), there will be DUI penalties including the potential suspension of their license.
After being arrested for DUI charges, you only have 10 days to take action until the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles tries to suspend your driver’s license. If one does not act during these ten days (not business days), there will be DUI penalties including the potential suspension of their license. You have 10 days from the date of your arrest to request an administrative hearing at the Department of Motor Vehicles in order to prevent your driver’s license from being suspended.
For repeat offenders, license suspension may be mandatory and immediate. Depending on the number of offenses, driving privileges can be revoked for life.
A DUI conviction in Florida may include criminal penalties such as fines, jail time, probation, or community service. We have worked with clients charged with:
DUI with bodily injury
DUIs involving under age drinking
A DUI charge in Florida can be very confusing and complex without competent representation. Our DUI Attorneys will provide you with the legal knowledge necessary to make the right decision regarding your DUI defense.