Common DUI Mistakes

Common DUI Mistakes

Not Hiring an Experienced Delray Beach DUI Attorney. No person should ever represent themselves on a DUI case. There are many reasons why self-representation is a poor idea. Most importantly, a non-lawyer does not know DUI law. Experienced DUI lawyers know when the state’s case against you is strong or weak. A DUI attorney will be able…

DUI Frequently Asked Questions

DUI Frequently Asked Questions

Can a police officer stop a vehicle for any reason? No, unless the police conduct a lawful checkpoint. With the exception of a checkpoint, to lawfully stop a vehicle a police officer must have either probable cause to believe that a traffic infraction has occurred (Such as speeding or running a stop sign), or the…

Implied Consent Warning

Implied Consent Warning

A summary of Florida’s Implied Consent Statute is as follows: “Any person who accepts the privilege extended by the laws of this state of operating a motor vehicle within this state is, by so operating the vehicle, deemed to have given his or her consent to submit to an approved chemical test or physical test.…

DHSMV and Criminal DUI Driver’s License Suspension

DHSMV and Criminal DUI Driver’s License Suspension

If you have a third DUI offence and need guidance, contact Palm  Beach County Law Firm Bottari & Doyle for legal counsel at 561-588-2781. It is important to know how both entities work to ensure that the person arrested for DUI makes the correct decisions regarding his or her driver’s license. Administrative Suspension – DHSMV…

BAC of .15 or Higher

BAC of .15 or Higher

If you are arrested for DUI, and your breath or blood alcohol level is a 0.15 or higher, you may be charged with an enhanced DUI. An enhanced DUI carries more severe penalties than a regular DUI. Additionally, only the instant offense is required to make a DUI enhanced. For example, a person convicted of…

DUI Urine Test

DUI Urine Test

Driving an automobile in Florida is a privilege, not a right. Therefore, when a police officer has probable cause to arrest a driver for driving under the influence of a chemical substance or a controlled substance, he or she can ask the driver to give a urine sample to detect the presence of these substances.…

DUI Breath Test

DUI Breath Test

If you have been arrested for a DUI, contact Palm Beach County Attorneys’ Bottari & Doyle at 561-588-2781. The driver does not have the right to refuse, only an option to refuse. By having a driver’s license, the driver has agreed to give consent to a breath test upon a lawful arrest for driving under…

DUI Blood Test

DUI Blood Test

Has your blood been taken for alcohol or a controlled substance test and you are facing possible criminal charges? Contact Palm Beach County Law Firm Bottari & Doyle at 561-588-2781. Legal Blood: Legal blood is obtained by a law enforcement officer asking the suspected impaired driver to give a blood sample for the purpose of detecting…

DUI Rights

Know your rights when dealing with a DUI Charge. Bottari & Doyle Law Firm in Palm Beach County can assist you. Call 561-588-2781. The Fourth Amendment states, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall…

DUI Prescription Drugs

DUI Prescription Drugs

The criminal offense of driving under the influence is not reserved for just alcohol and illegal drugs. Prescription drug DUIs are very common, and occur when the driver is under the influence of a prescription drug (if it’s a controlled substance) to the extent that his or her normal faculties are impaired. Many people do…

DUI Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

DUI Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

A person arrested for a DUI often has little or no criminal record, and in many cases the driver arrested simply made a mistake. People make mistakes, but mistakes do not have to ruin a person’s life. Other times, the arresting officer was wrong, and the person actually wasn’t drunk or under the influence. DUI convictions carry…