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FAQs About Florida’s Accident Report Privilege in DUI Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you’re involved in a car accident after consuming a few drinks, you could find yourself in a difficult predicament. Florida imposes a duty to provide information and render assistance for motorists, which requires you to give responding law enforcement officers your name, address, registration, and other information. At the same time, fulfilling this… Read More »

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5 Factors That Can Make Florida DUI Charges Worse

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

A conviction for violating Florida’s DUI law can make your life very difficult, as it could be months before you can legally drive again, you’ll have to pay hefty fines, and you may even face jail time. Under the circumstances, you want to do everything possible to defend your interests and obtain the best… Read More »

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What Does Your Tongue Say About You in a Florida Drugged Driving Case?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

While drunk driving may get more attention in the news headlines, it’s important to remember that you could be arrested for drugged driving under Florida’s statute on driving under the influence. The law prohibits operating a vehicle while your faculties are impaired by a controlled substance, a definition which includes marijuana. However, you probably… Read More »

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Non-Jail Options for Florida DUI Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you were arrested for violating Florida’s statute on driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), you probably know that you face many different punishment scenarios. Being a criminal offense, a drunk driving conviction could even lead to jail time depending on the circumstances. The last thing you want is to be… Read More »

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5 Quick Facts About Rolling Retests and Your Florida IID

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you’ve been convicted for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Florida, there are some scenarios in which you might be ordered to install an ignition interlock device (IID) on your vehicle. A judge may require an IID for your first drunk driving conviction, but it may also be a factor for subsequent DUIs… Read More »

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Myths About Ignition Interlock Devices in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Like most Florida motorists, you’re probably well-aware of the serious punishment that you face if you’re arrested for drunk driving. A DUI conviction could lead to a jail term of up to six months, a fine ranging from $500 – $1,000, and many other sanctions depending on the circumstances. You may be less familiar… Read More »

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How Police Questioning Can Lead to an Arrest for DUI in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If a Florida law enforcement officer pulls you over on suspicion of drunk driving, you can expect him or her to pose numerous questions regarding your circumstances. Some of these inquiries may seem friendly, and as if police are simply trying to make conversation as you’re gathering your driver’s license and vehicle registration. However,… Read More »

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How Can I Keep My Breathalyzer Test Results Out of a Florida DUI Court Case?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

It’s hard to remember a time when the law enforcement community was NOT cracking down on drunk driving. In fact, in 2018, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reports that police arrested 4,043 people in Broward County alone. Obviously, breathalyzer test results are usually key for prosecutors in getting convictions against… Read More »

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Common Grounds for Dismissing DUI Charges in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The best possible outcome in a drunk driving case is to get the charges dismissed as early on in the process as possible, well before your trial. Typically, this occurs through pretrial motions, which are covered under the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure. The basis of such a motion to dismiss is the argument… Read More »

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When Drunk Driving Can Lead to an Aggravated DUI in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You’re probably well-aware that there can be severe implications for violating Florida’s statute on Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Jail time, a driver’s license suspension, fines, and many other collateral consequences can result from a drunk driving conviction. However, what you may not know is that there can be even more serious penalties if… Read More »

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