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DUI Charges Defense in Clay County
Have you been arrested for DUI in Clay County? Don’t wait to hire an experienced DUI defense attorney today. At Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, P.A., we are always ready to help you. We have handled countless DUI cases for the local community. Allow us to use our 100 years of combined legal experience, knowledge of DUI law in Florida, and resources to help you to get reduced or dismissed charges. Though DUI cases are common, they can be complex to defend at times. This makes it important to hire one of our experienced lawyers when you’re fighting a DUI charge.
DUI Laws in Florida
The penalties associated with a DUI charge depend on the number of prior offenses, the level of alcohol from the blow and if there is a prior refusal to submit to a breath test. A first DUI offense carries to 6 months in jail, fines of up to $1,000, license revocation from 180 days to a year and 6 months of an ignition interlock device. Second offense in five years can lead to mandatory jail time. A third-offense DUI that occurs within 10 years carries a minimum of 30 days in jail, 90-day vehicle impoundment, and a minimum of ten years of license revocation. If damage to property or serious injury ensues, additional charges and/or fines may occur.
In Florida, implied consent laws require that all drivers lawfully arrested for DUI must submit to a breath, urine or blood test. Those who refuse face a one-year driver’s license revocation. A second-offense refusal can lead up to 18 months without a license and additional fines and charges.
The DMV penalties begin immediately upon your arrest and you must elect to have a formal hearing on your suspension within 10 days of your arrest. This is why time is of the essence to contact an experienced DUI attorney after your arrest.
Schedule A Free Legal Consultation to Discuss Your DUI Charges in Clay County
At Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, PA, we offer free consultations with one of our criminal defense attorneys. During this conversation, we will review your charges and learn the details of your case. We also can answer any questions you have about the upcoming legal process. Allow our legal experts to help represent you. DUI charges are serious, and they require the help of an experienced DUI defense lawyer. You could face jail time, fines, and license revocation. To schedule a free legal consultation at our law office located at 712-A North Pine Street, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043, call 904-284-2970 today.
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We understand how legal issues can be complicated . This is why it’s important to have us by your side as a guide and to help you every step of the way. Call us today to schedule a free legal consultation to discuss your case.
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With experienced attorneys, an impeccable reputation and an impressive breadth of knowledge, Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, P.A., is one of the state’s leading law firms.