All posts tagged 'dui in florida'

17Jun, 11

Defenses related to the admissibility of the prosecution’s breath testing evidence. If you did submit to a State administered breath test, the prosecution must prove that at the time of your test the electronic equipment was in proper working order, that it had been properly maintained, and that the breath test was conducted in a ... more

17May, 11

The term “discovery” refers to rules of procedure in a criminal case that lawyers use before trial to gather information about the nature and quality of the evidence possessed by the opposing side. Examples might include written demands for the inspection and production of documents, pre-trial depositions of potential witnesses, undertaking an examination of the ... more

13May, 11

For a variety or reasons, police and crime lab workers sometimes cheat. Often, it is to save time or money. Other times, neglect or sloppiness is the problem. Sometimes, police officers embellish, exaggerate, or just plain lie. This criminal misconduct overshadows and taints the State’s “forensic” test results that are offered against you. Your skilled ... more

5May, 11

Challenges to the officer’s ability and experience in determining an impaired driver from an unimpaired driver. Certainly, a law enforcement officer with years of experience conducting DUI-DWI investigations, and with advanced extensive training in DUI- DWI evaluations, is much more likely to be able to distinguish an impaired driver from a driver who is unimpaired ... more

29Apr, 11

Defenses relating to exculpatory lost video evidence. In some DUI-DWI arrests, the arresting officer will have a videotape recording of all or part of the roadside conversation, field evaluations and chronology of the arrest process. If any law enforcement officer had a working camera at the arrest location, his or her department likely had in ... more

27Apr, 11

Defenses related to the failure of the police to comply with the requirements of the Florida implied consent statute. Once you have been arrested for DUI-DWI, the police officer making the arrest must inform you of specific rights under state law relating to your obligation to take a state-administered test of your blood, breath or ... more

25Apr, 11

Defenses related to the failure of the police to comply with the requirements of the state’s independent test statute. One of the usual requirements of the implied consent law is that you have the right to obtain an independent test of blood, breath or urine taken after the State test. This sample can be tested ... more

15Apr, 11

Right from the start of your arrest, you will have a large amount of paperwork coming your way. Expect to receive forms used by the police, information from the jail, from your bondsman, and from court hearings in your case. You will also hear from your lawyer and his or her support staff. While your ... more

13Apr, 11

Simply stated, driving on a suspended license is a new, additional crime. These added offenses greatly increase the likelihood of your receiving a jail sentence, especially if you are a repeat offender or have serious charges pending when you drive while suspended. Driving on a suspended license might also worsen your pending DUI-DWI case if ... more

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