Defense DUI (driving under the influence) – Lawyers in Miami
Each expert lawyer in DUI has successfully represented clients arrested and charged with DUI in Miami. DUI is a criminal offense that happens to all kinds of people. The implications of a DUI conviction can be longer than a sentence for another crime. Although DUI represents only a misdemeanor DUI lawyers experts in Miami recommend looking for a defense lawyer with many years of experience defending DUI cases. Our experts in Miami, DUI attorneys will use their 40 years’ of experience to fight your DUI case. Initially, a person might think, “How to fight the case, if I was drinking and driving?”. Although the situation looks bleak, there are always defenses to a case of felony DUI in Miami. Let an expert DUI lawyer in Miami offer a fighting chance.
Why choose DMT to defend you in your DUI case in Miami?
DMT has years of experience defending DUI and BUI (sailing under the influence). We use our 45 years of combined experience to vigorously defend these alcohol-related driving and navigating offenses. We have successfully defended thousands of DUI cases in Miami and the South Florida area. Anyone arrested for DUI must understand that each case is different because of the subjective nature of such cases. Despite our success defending DUI and BUI cases, criminal defense firm, DMT in Miami, you cannot commit to promises to the final result. Every DUI is different, depending on many factors (eg: the law enforcement agency and particularly the officers who made the arrest, if the authority obtained a breath alcohol test and that the result of that test, if the driver took out physical sobriety tests if statements were made by the driver and if there were witnesses of the alleged DUI).
To defend your case, you need a skilled defense attorney in Miami at DMT to protect your rights. Over the years, we have acquired the necessary to evaluate and defend cases of poisoning knowledge. Our experience allows us to determine the strengths and weaknesses in all cases of DUI and BUI. In DMT, confident in our ability to defend DUI cases; most of our customers receive offers to dismiss, or to declare minor, such as irresponsible or reckless driving offenses.
A DUI conviction is permanent and Life Changes
Although DUI is a misdemeanor, often it carries penalties that are heavier and broader than a felony. A conviction by pleading guilty of DUI or related trial will involve a permanent criminal record. Other possible penalties that come with DUI include jail time, probation, suspension of driver’s license, hours of community service, confiscation of the vehicle, ignition lock mechanism, fines and court costs. DUI penalties that go with the sentence can be increased depending on the alcohol level yielding the result of the breath alcohol test and how many previous DUIs have in your file. The most serious impact of DUI is that under the laws of Florida, is considered a conviction. A DUI conviction will prevent you hide or cancel your file. Unfortunately, you will be charged with DUI conviction until the day you will die. Let our expert DUI attorneys in Miami prevent this from happening to you.
Defense of a Criminal Case
To prove that an individual is guilty of DUI, the prosecutor must prove that the defendant was: 1) in physical control of the vehicle, and 2) he was driving while his normal faculties were impaired, or 3) driving with an illegal level of alcohol in the breath or blood of .08 or higher.
Breathe Alcohol Testing
Of course, the best defense against a DUI arrest is refusing to carry out a breath alcohol test and physical sobriety tests. The first line of defense in a DUI case in Miami is to show that the police officer violated your rights by illegally ordering you to stop, including the results of the breath test or sobriety tests. Each DMT lawyer specializing in DUI in Miami is highly trained in the laws relating to cases of illegal detentions and arrests in DUI and BUI.
Sobriety tests in Place
Assuming that he or she was entitled to legally stop you, a defense lawyer in DMT DUI expert in Miami may challenge the admissibility of sobriety tests in place. Sobriety tests at the site will be dismissed, if the police officer did not offer you the option to refuse to carry them out. Note that sobriety tests in place are subjective and often the officers are not qualified to apply them so their results are irrelevant.
Even if carried out a breath alcohol test, our DUI defense team in Miami does not miss any details. We rectify the maintenance file of breathalyzer that was used to determine whether or not working properly at the time the test is administered or if the device had recently been serviced before the test. The police officer you are required to obey other regulations applying the test of alcohol, such as breath: a period of 20 minutes of observation before carrying out the test, the correct reading of the implied consent law, and the right calibration of breathalyzer. Any mistake in the procedure can lead to the removal of test results. Do not lose hope just because you get an adverse result in breath alcohol test. Each DMT expert attorney in Miami has won DUI cases even in these difficult circumstances.
Even in a DUI case, you have the right to remain silent. Do not make any statement to the police; It could be admitted and turn against you. Once at the police station, the officer read your constitutional rights (Miranda rights). Refuse to answer any questions and seek assistance of a Miami criminal lawyer. If the officer illegally obtained any statements against you, a lawyer expert in DUI DMT will delete it, so as not to be admitted against you.
If all else fails, attorneys for DUI DMT experts are prepared to take your case to trial. Above all and foremost, we are in DMT trial lawyers. We excel in jury selection and cheats interrogation of police officers. We have taken dozens of DUI trials to accumulate an 85% success rate in the verdicts. Our experience and knowledge of DUI support us to raise reasonable doubt in any case. With any trial, is a risk. Knowing that, we exhaust every effort to resolve your case favorably, before taking you to court. The criminal defense team at DMT will guide you every step on the way.
Administrative Suspension of Driver’s License
If a person is arrested for DUI, occurs as a result a suspension of driver’s license if the arrested person has an alcohol level of .08 or above in blood or refuses to submit to a breath test, urine or blood. If your license is suspended, you may appeal the suspension within 10 days after the arrest to request a formal review by DHSMV. If you appeal, you will receive a temporary permit, which allows you to drive up to the day of the hearing. A lawyer for DMT expert DUI in Miami will be presented at the hearing and will seek the suspension withdrawn. If DMT is successful in the audience, DHSMV will be entitled to reactivate your license immediately. Failure to attend the hearing before the DHSMV, your license can be suspended for 6 to 18 months, depending on the reason for the suspension. Even if the suspension is removed, it is likely that you are entitled to a narrow / limited license, which allows you to drive only under some conditions.
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