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Florida DUI Overview

Facing DUI Charges in Port St. Lucie or St. Lucie?

DUI (driving under the influence) affects the lives of millions of people each and every year. It is one of the most common criminal offenses committed by every day, normally law-abiding citizens. Drunk driving can result in serious injuries or even death if a DUI accident occurs and can affect the future of anyone convicted. Regardless of whether or not this is a person’s first DUI offense or they are a habitual DUI offender they can still face very harsh DUI penalties which can include jail or prison time.

A person faces a DUI arrest when they are suspected by law enforcement of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.  Before making an arrest, law enforcement will typically ask a person to perform one or more field sobriety tests and/or administer a blood/breath test. If a person fails any field sobriety tests or has blood alcohol content (BAC) at or above 0.08% their drivers’ license will be immediately confiscated and they can be charged with DUI.

Experienced DUI Defense Lawyer

Once a DUI arrest is made, a person must schedule a DHSMV (Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles) Hearing according to the driver’s license 10 day rule. Failure to comply appropriately and schedule a DHSMV Hearing can lead to the automatic driver’s license suspension of a person’s driving privileges in the state of Florida.

At David Golden, P.A., we are very familiar with state and federal laws, including the DHSMV Hearing.  If you or someone you love is facing DUI charges in St. Lucie or Port St. Lucie, Florida and/or has been placed under arrest, please contact David Golden, P.A. immediately. Mr. Golden will aggressively defend your legal rights and challenge the charges that you face in the effort to protect your freedom.

Florida DUI Penalties:

  • Jail or Prison Sentence
  • Large Monetary Fines
  • Restitution
  • Driver’s License Suspension/Revocation
  • Community Service
  • DUI School
  • Vehicle Impoundment
  • Installation of Vehicle Interlock Device
  • Possible Deportation if Illegal
  • Probation
  • Parole
  • Possible Strike under Florida’s Three Strikes Law
  • Insurance Penalties

St. Lucie & Port St. Lucie DUI Attorney

Drunk driving is a very serious offense that can remain on a person’s criminal record for life. If you want to protect your future, please contact St. Lucie DUI attorney David Golden immediately. Attorney Golden represents all complex DUI cases including:  2nd offense DUI, felony DUI, habitual DUI offenders, spring break DUI, underage DUI, out of state DUI, and DUI accidents. As a knowledgeable Port St. Lucie DUI lawyer, Mr. Golden will make every attempt to have charges lowered or even dismissed before a DUI case goes to trial. Please contact our firm today if you or a loved one is in need of criminal defense for DUI in St. Lucie or Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Charged with DUI in St. Lucie or Port St. Lucie? Contact us today!

David Golden, P.A. - Port St. Lucie DUI Attorney
Located at 903 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, FL 34994.
Phone: (800) 483-0998.
Local: (772) 220-4400.
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