August 2017 Blog Archive

August 2017 Blog Archive

Whited to speak at NACDL Annual DUI/DWI conference Wed, Aug 16, 2017 The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the nations oldest and most respected organization of attorneys that handle criminal cases.  They have been putting on this learning conference since the early 1990s.  Mr. Whited has s... Read More

DMV agrees to reinstate license Wed, Aug 16, 2017 In Florida if you initially refuse a breath or blood test the law allows you to recant your initial refusal.  that is what happened to our client.  she fought the initial suspension of her license at the DMV by requesting a Formal Review.&n... Read More

Sleeping client's case dismissed Wed, Aug 16, 2017 Our client was sleeping in their vehicle which had pulled on the side of the road in a residential yard.  the police arrived and woke her up and ordered her out of the car.  she was then arrested for DUI.  The trial court suppressed al... Read More

Case dismissed at jury selection Wed, Aug 16, 2017 Our client was from out-of-state.  he was charged in County Court with DUI.  He had approximately 7 prior convictions from his home state.  After the case was pending a year, we finally came to jury selection where the state dismissed ... Read More

Child Abuse case dismissed Wed, Aug 16, 2017 The client was in her car with her two minor children when stopped by the police.  she was arrested for child abuse and DUI.  The child abuse was dismissed based on the theory that prosecutions must proceed on the more specific charge rathe... Read More

DUI Manslaughter Dismissed Wed, Aug 16, 2017 Our client was arrested after a crash resulting in the death of one person and serious injury of another.  Blood was taken without a warrant which showed positive for controlled substances.   Under the recent United States Supreme Cour... Read More