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  • New DUI Law on the Way? In Saturday’s Palm Beach Post, a story was reported that the Florida Legislature is contemplating a new law mandating a ignition interlock be placed in a vehicle for all first time offenders for DUI. http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/crime–law/wanna-drive-bill-would-make-drunken-drivers-prove-they-are-sober/jx2mibrJTjn07IlmBeQcSM/ An ignition interlock is a device to sense alcohol prior to starting a vehicle. Currently, it is not mandated by …
  • How can you get arrested for DUI under .08? Many times clients wonder how did I get arrested when I blew under the legal limit? Florida’s DUI statute places a presumption of guilt once a driver has .08 or above. The Statute does allow an arrest to occur for .05 to .08, however, the State must actually prove that at the time the Defendant …
  • Another Public Official Arrested for DUI Jose ‘Pepe’ Diaz pleaded not guilty today for his DUI arrest in Key West. http://www.local10.com/news/commissioner-jose-pepe-diaz-pleads-not-guilty-to-dui-charge/35657346 His plea is just the start to a legal process that can take several months. Diaz is a Miami-Dade County Commissioner. His arrest is not shocking to anyone in South Florida as Public Officials are being arrested at an alarming …
  • Did you get a DUI over the 4th of July Weekend? The summer holidays are a very busy time of year for Law Enforcement. There is a higher volume for arrests, typically alcohol related arrest. Many times police agencies set up DUI checkpoints in order to crack down on drinking and driving. If you received a DUI or other Alcohol related arrest this past weekend, here …
  • MASS CHALLENGE TO THE BREATHALYZER IN PALM BEACH If you have an open DUI in Palm Beach County 2010 or after, there is a mass challenge to the validity of the results. A similar motion was argue in Broward County and was granted suppressing the results of the breath test in many DUI cases. If you want more information to challenge the Breath …
  • Driver Gets 4 DUI’s in 2 days If you are arrested for DUI in another state remember that policies differ by state, but this type of situation should never happen.
  • Miami Police Officer Arrested for DUI A troubled Miami Police Officer has been relieved of duty, due to his of alcohol and drugs, confirming no one is above the law when it comes to substance abuse.
  • Palm Beach Starts New DUI Program Palm Beach starts new DUI program for first-time offenders: To find out if you qualify, contact The Law Offices of Matthew Konecky, PA.