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Charged with DUI in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach?

DUI Defense Attorney in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade

DUI charges are not taken lightly in Florida. If you are sentenced, you could spend time in jail, incur expensive fines and costs, lose your driving privilege, perform community service and attend mandated treatment programs. If you are facing DUI charges in South Florida, it is vital that you contact DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan S. Friedman immediately after your arrest. With the assistance of a professional DUI defense lawyer, it is possible to increase the likelihood of a better outcome in your DUI case.

The legal system bases a DUI (driving under the influence) on tests for blood alcohol concentration (BAC). A BAC of .08% is the level at which driving abilities become diminished. At this level, fundamental driving skills, such as the capacity to brake, steer, regulate speed, switch lanes, judge speed and distance as well as change gears, depreciate. Statistics show that the probabilities are three times greater for car collisions when drivers have a BAC of .08. Chances of being killed in a single vehicle car accident are eleven times greater when a driver’s BAC is .08.

To give you an idea of how many alcoholic drinks one would have to ingest to arrive at a .08% BAC, here are some examples:Fort Lauderdale DUI Criminal Defense Attorney

170 lb. male – 4 or more drinks in 1 hour on an empty stomach
  • 137 lb. female – 3 or more drinks in 1 hour on an empty stomach

In most DUI arrests, several examinations are conducted with the individual in question. As these tests are not 100% reliable, it may be feasible to examine the results of the tests in court. With an experienced and practiced criminal defense attorney working to protect your rights, you can improve the possibility of a better outcome in your DUI charge. If you have an earlier DUI conviction on your record, it becomes, even more, critical that you have experienced legal representation in your case. South Florida DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan S. Friedman has handled all types of DUI cases, and will aggressively fight for your defense.

Any DUI charge is a severe legal problem, and a sentence can result in the revocation or suspension of your driver’s privileges, among other serious penalties. When you lose the legal right to drive, this can affect your ability to work and perform other day-to-day activities. When a DUI case comes across the desk of Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan S. Friedman, each client is treated with the importance and priority they deserve. Your case will be thoroughly reviewed to determine how best to move forward with your defense. There are numerous approaches to a DUI defense that might assist to dismiss or lessen the charge or penalties. For this reason, your first response should be to call The Law Offices of Jonathan S. Friedman, P.A. as soon as possible.

South Florida Traffic Violation Defense Lawyer

Traffic violations vary from trivial violations to serious traffic offenses and are categorized as infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. Moving violations such as speeding or the failure to obey stop signs are considered infractions. If convicted, you could incur costly fines, be sent to traffic school and your insurance rates could increase. Reckless driving and driving without a valid license or insurance may be charged as misdemeanors. These charges come with severe penalties such as license suspension and even jail time. If someone is injured or killed as a result of a traffic violation, you could receive felony charges. Traffic Defense Attorney Jonathan S. Friedman can represent you for any traffic violation in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach. He will aggressively fight for your defense and improve your chances of a more positive outcome in your traffic offense case.


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