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Were You Arrested for DUI?

By Jeff Brown |

Law enforcement officers in and around Boca Raton know that drunk driving tends to increase over holidays. Many people tend to use the long weekend to travel to Florida to hit the beach, visit restaurants and nightclubs, go out on boats, and more. People who already live in the area often have barbecues or… Read More »

Even Anti-DUI Advocates Have Been Caught For DUI

By Jeff Brown |

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is dangerous behavior. Because of the risks of accidents and injuries, many advocacy groups actively work to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the roads and to educate young people about the risks of drunk driving. However, despite these efforts, millions of people continue to drive… Read More »

Is Intoxication a Defense to a Crime in Florida?

By Jeff Brown |

Many individuals who are substantially under the influence of alcohol or drugs make poor decisions and may end up arrested and charged with criminal offenses. In some situations, intoxicated individuals may not even remember the events alleged in the police report. This leads to a common question heard by criminal defense attorneys: can you… Read More »

What is the Standardized Field Sobriety Test?

By Jeff Brown |

Thousands of people are arrested each year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Florida. When law enforcement thinks that that a driver may be drunk, they have a number of investigative techniques at their disposal to determine whether a person is intoxicated and also to gather evidence of… Read More »

Spring and Summer Often See an Increase in Drunk Driving

By Jeff Brown |

As the weather warms and summer quickly approaches, many of us will be attending various parties and events that often involve the consumption of alcohol. The upcoming months often see proms, graduations, Memorial Day parties, as well as social events that are simply celebrating the return of the summer warmth. Law enforcement agencies across… Read More »

Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents have Legal Rights

By Jeff Brown |

Though the large majority of people of driving age should be fully aware of the high risks of accidents and injuries stemming from drunk driving, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) reports that over 29 million people in the United States admitted to getting behind the wheel of a car while under the influence of… Read More »

Florida Field Sobriety Testing

By Jeff Brown |

When a law enforcement officer stops a driver that he or she suspects has been drinking, the officer will attempt to determine whether or not the driver is impaired and to gather evidence supporting his or her suspicion. There are a variety of evidence-gathering techniques that law enforcement can employ, including simple observations of… Read More »

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