Category Archives: Criminal Law and DUI

5 Tips For Avoiding a Speeding Ticket

By | April 6, 2016

Speeding is the most commonly committed crime in America. You probably did it at some point today on your way to the office or while you were dropping the kids off at school. Speeding is so common that many police officers don’t stop cars unless they are egregiously breaking the speed limit, but that doesn’t mean you can’t… Read More »

4 Myths About Driving Under the Influence

By | April 6, 2016

Driving under the influence carries stiff penalties that can affect you for the rest of your life. You can avoid a DUI charge if you make smart decisions and follow sound advice, but sometimes it can be difficult to determine which advice is truth and what is fiction. Today, we take a look at four common DUI myths.

The Ins and Outs of Miranda Rights

By | March 14, 2016

As with many things in life, legal actions depend heavily on the details. Some of the most basic details in criminal cases revolve around how and when the police advise a suspect of his or her rights. Commonly referred to as Miranda rights, these warnings stem from the 1966 trial of a Mexican immigrant who confessed to charges… Read More »

Driving on the Sly: How to get yourself arrested, more fines, and further loss of driving privileges.

By | March 10, 2016

Thousands of drivers everyday drive on the sly. That is, they are driving without a license, valid insurance, warrants, etc. They drive with the fear of being pulled over by the police and are most likely to drive off after having a wreck. This life is nerve wracking because the loss of transportation can mean loss of job,… Read More »

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 29, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »

5 Common Penalties For Drunk Driving

By | January 29, 2016

Drunk driving is a serious offense that carries some harsh penalties for anyone convicted of the crime. Because of all the potential ramifications of a DUI, it’s always important to consider hiring legal representation to help fight your case. You might be thinking, “Of course a lawyer is going to advise hiring an attorney,” but most people don’t… Read More »

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 13, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »

3 Myths About Fighting a Traffic Ticket

By | January 13, 2016

If you’re like most adults, odds are you’ve seen the red and blue cherries in your rearview mirror at some point in your life. Because the majority of drivers have been pulled over at one point or another, most people are willing to open up about their experiences and share some advice about how best to get out… Read More »

Will the Expansion of Gambling Increase Crime in Miami?

By | January 5, 2016

Many consider gambling as harmless fun. A number of people enjoy “gambling” in the country, and Miami is certainly no different. It can be a way for people to merely enjoy themselves, spend some money, and hope to win some, too! On the other hand, from financially crippling addictions to a wide variety of crimes, gambling certainly isn’t… Read More »

I’ve Confessed to a Crime – Now What?

By | November 10, 2015

In the majority of situations, speaking to law enforcement authorities without legal counsel is a mistake that can seriously jeopardize your criminal defense case. When the police have detained you, however, it’s normal to feel afraid, overwhelmed, and anxious about your freedom and your future. When people experience the pressure cooker situation of an arrest or incarceration, they… Read More »