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Recent Posts in DUI Category

  • How to Save Your Driver's License After a DUI Arrest

    If you are arrested and charged with DUI , your driver's license will be confiscated. They will give you a temporary license, but you only have 10 days to appeal your license suspension. The most important thing you can do to save your driver's license is to hire a Fort Myers criminal defense attorney immediately after your arrest. At Calvo & Calvo, Attorneys at Law, we can give you the ...
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  • Changes in Florida DUI Law for 2013

    Effective July 1, 2013 the Department of Motor Vehicles is allowing first-time DUI offenders to waive their right to a formal review hearing in exchange for a permit to drive while their DUI case is pending. This new change allows a permit to be issued during the entire process. Pre July 1, 2013, if you were arrested for a DUI first offense and refused the breath test, there was a 90 day ...
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  • Possible Defense against the Intoxilyzer 8000

    Pursuant to Florida's Implied Consent Law (Florida Statute Section 316.1932) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's (FDLE) regulations, in DUI cases in Florida all breath testing must be done on one of two instruments manufactured by CMI, Inc., based in Owensboro, Kentucky: either CMI's Intoxilyzer 5000 or its Intoxilyzer 8000. Fla. Admins. Code R. 11D-8.003. For a breath test to be ...
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