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DUI Defense Attorney in Florida FL

Protect Your Rights with Konkle Law Firm

If you're facing DUI charges in Florida, Konkle Law Firm is here to guide you through the legal process and protect your rights. Our experienced attorneys are ready to build a strong defense tailored to your case.

DUI Charges in Florida

Under Florida law, DUI is a serious offense with varying penalties based on the severity of the offense and prior convictions.

First DUI Conviction

  • Fines: $500 to $1,000

  • Jail Time: Up to 6 months

  • License Suspension: At least 180 days

 

Subsequent DUI Convictions

  • Increased fines and jail time

  • Longer license suspensions

 

Enhanced Penalties

DUI offenses involving property damage, bodily injury, or fatalities result in enhanced penalties.

  • DUI Manslaughter (Second-Degree Felony)

    • Fines: Up to $10,000

    • Jail Time: Up to 15 years

  • Repeat Offenses

    • Permanent license revocation

Zero Tolerance Law for Under 21

  • Any detectable alcohol content can lead to an automatic license suspension.

 

Steps of a Florida DUI Charge

  1. Challenge Traffic Stop

    • Ensure the stop was lawful.

  2. Question Test Accuracy

    • Challenge field sobriety tests and breathalyzer results.

  3. Suppress Statements

    • Seek to suppress statements made without proper notification of rights.

 

Two Separate Cases

Florida DUI cases result in two separate cases – a criminal case and an administrative hearing regarding the driver's license.

  • Act Promptly: Address both cases within a 10-day window to defend against license suspension.     Legal Assistance from Konkle Law Firm

  • Challenge evidence

  • Pursue favorable plea bargains

  • File motions to suppress evidence

  • Court representation if necessary

 

Contact Konkle Law Firm

If facing DUI charges, contact Konkle Law Firm at (239-269-3587) for a confidential consultation. Our dedicated team is available to help you navigate the legal process and protect your rights.

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