Port Charlotte, Florida DUI Lawyers
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Venice, FL 34292
University of Miami School of Law
As a personal injury lawyer, he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group restricted to lawyers who have attained success in major civil litigation.
Former State Prosecutor with over 50 criminal jury trials, 50 bench trials, and extensive DUI training and experience.
Mr. Pallegar is a graduate from the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law. He is a Former Pinellas County Assistant State Attorney and has over tried over 100 criminal trials to verdict. As a prosecutor, he received specialized training in domestic violence cases by being appointed to the domestic violence division of the Pinellas County State Attorneys Office. Specifically battery, assault and domestic violence injunctions. He has also received...
Rob primarily devotes his time to helping health professionals accused of violating state and federal laws in criminal cases in state and federal courts throughout the...
Preston Scheiner has been recognized for his trial and negotiating skills and has brought numerous cases to resolution through mediation and trial on behalf of the firm and its clients. He is licensed to practice law in all state courts in Florida, as well as...
In 2009, Lauren dove into her practice of administrative law when she became a Special Deputy Hearing Officer for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity....
Mr. Cavanaugh has recognized the need for alternatives to traditional punishment. In Vermont, he established a mental health diversion program and represented the state...
Jeremiah enrolled at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California in June of 2013. As a student at CWSL, he became a member of the school’s Appellate Moot Court Competition Team, participating in three national-level competitions and receiving recognition as an outstanding speaker while continuing to develop his oral and written advocacy skills. Jeremiah was...
Sarasota, FL 34236
Stetson University College of Law
A native Texan, Mr. Pillsbury moved around the country with his family before finally landing in the Tampa Bay area in 1996. He attended the University of Florida, where he received a Bachelor of Arts. The prospect of being able to stay in the Tampa Bay area led Mr. Pillsbury to attend Stetson University College of Law. While studying law at Stetson, he joined the Nation’s Top-ranked Trial Team, where he received intensive training...
“I am very proud of the honors and distinctions I have achieved, as they are either earned from advanced testing by independent agencies...
Arrested or charged with a DUI or DWI?
Driving under the influence (DUI) means operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs that have impaired a person's mental or motor skills. In most states, a person will be considered "impaired" if they exhibit objective signs of intoxication, or if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Many states also have zero tolerance laws for drivers under 21, where any non-zero BAC level constitutes an offense. Most states also hold commercial drivers, such as truck drivers, to a more rigorous standard.
Law enforcement officers use a variety of tests, such as field sobriety tests and breathalyzers, to determine whether a driver is impaired by alcohol. In some jurisdictions, you have a right to refuse some of these tests, but in other jurisdictions you may be required to submit to them. It is important to know the law in your particular state, and to consult a DUI attorney if you are facing charges.
DUI lawyers are criminal defense attorneys focused on representing clients facing DUI/DWI/OWI charges. Each state has different DUI laws. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you and present your options on how to best limit the impact of the charges against you. DUI lawyers also handle related cases such as driver's license reinstatement and DUI record expungement.
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC): The percentage of alcohol in a person's blood.
Field Sobriety Test: Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a driver is impaired.
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