Driving under the influence or DUI charges are a criminal offense in Florida. It means that if you are convicted of the crime of Driving Under the Influence and plead guilty, you will be sentenced as a criminal defendant. DUI can be classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor. In any case, hiring a lawyer is highly recommended.
DUI in Florida
A DUI case may first seem simple, but it can actually turn complicated and carry potentially serious consequences. We’ve been fighting for our clients’ rights for over a decade and we know that hiring an attorney can turn things out so much better.
There are a number of ways you can be charged with Driving Under the Influence (“DUI“) in Florida. The key to any DUI charge is that law enforcement believes you are impaired. There may be a big difference between drunk and just being impaired. If an officer believes you are impaired, they can use certain evidence to support the charge.