Category Archives: Criminal Law

The DUI breathalyzer: to blow or not to blow, that is the question

The DUI breathalyzer test One of the most frequent questions that I get from people is probably: “If I’m arrested for DUI should I provide a breath sample?” The answer is, it depends. Shocking, right – never a straight answer …

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Don’t let them use “Bloodshot Eyes” against you in a DUI Case!

Do Bloodshot Eyes Mean Anything in a DUI Case? If you have been arrested for DUI there is nearly a 100% chance that the report says that you had “read, bloodshot eyes.” The police are trained to include that language …

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Spring Break is Back! So, What is Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct in the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre areas?

Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct in the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre areas It’s that time of year again…college students from all over the country will arrive on Pensacola Beach to enjoy sunshine and white sands. Anyone who has …

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The cops kept my car and money after an arrest! Can they do that? Yes!

Civil Forfeiture in the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre areas There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about the government’s ability to seize people’s money, cars, and other property when they are arrested for certain …

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What you need to know about prescription pill abuse in the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre areas

PRESCRIPTION PILL ABUSE There has been a recent crackdown on prescription pill abuse, due to a rise in overdoses and widespread availability. Florida is coming down with harsher sentences for prescription drug related charges, and making it more difficult to …

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What you need to know about DUI Checkpoints in the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre areas

DUI CHECKPOINTS There is no question that DUI checkpoints can be an advantage when attempting to get drunk drivers off the road. Generally, checkpoints are set up around holidays or “drinking” events, times when a large number of people attend …

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Just what is the Appellate Court in the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre areas?

Appellate Court The Appellate Court may have the answers you are looking for. Many believe that after conviction of a crime, even those you feel were not lawful, that you have no further options. Fortunately, that is not true. Many …

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Can’t drive 65? Avoid Reckless Driving Charges in Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Milton & Navarre

RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGES Reckless driving charges can come with some serious penalties, which only increase with subsequent offenses. Losing your license or serving jail time will have a detrimental impact on your life or others who depend on you. You …

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Arrested? What to expect during an interrogation!

Confessed? Did the police lie to get your confession? Can Police Lie to coerce a confession from you? You’ve probably seen the scene in a movie or on an episode of Law and Order: two friends, let’s call them Steve …

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Can I get a DUI without driving in Escambia County – Cantonment > Navarre?

Can I get a DUI without driving? I GOT A DUI, BUT I WASN’T DRIVING! After a few too many beers at the sports bar during the Ironbowl the other weekend you decide to do the right thing, not drive …

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