Driving under the influence (commonly called DUI) or Boating under the influence (coming called BUI) are criminal charges. Both DUI and BUI are considered criminal defense practice areas. However, they require a little more technical knowledge and experience than typical criminal cases.
DUI or BUI charges in Florida State are very serious and subject to minimum mandatory penalties. If convicted of a DUI or BUI in Florida, you could face; steep fines, jail time, required installation of an ignition interlock device, community service, costly education classes, and suspension of your driver’s license. The Kirlew Law Firm is well-educated and knowledgeable about DUI laws and rights. We have successfully defended countless individuals charged with DUI or BUI; getting their cases reduced or dismissed, or acquitted at trial!
In Florida, there are two specific charges that are typically used in an arrest for DUI:
- DUI, driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- BUI, boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol
DUI and BUI is a crime handled at the state level. The courts mandate DUI and BUI penalties depending on the defendant’s prior record, the amount of alcohol consumed, any crimes committed or property damage while under the influence, and whether there were injuries or death as a result of the DUI or BUI.
The first thing that will occur when you consult with us is that your sense of well-being will be restored to its normal equilibrium, secure in the knowledge that your defense has been committed to a top-notch team of highly dedicated professionals. When you retain our firm for you DUI/BUE defense, the complex process of your defense will be set into motion immediately. A great deal of evidence will start to be accumulated by our team, including police reports, breathalyzer results and calibrations, dash-cam videos, driving records, etc. What may appear on the surface to be an air-tight, slam-dunk case of DUI/BUI can take on a whole new perspective in the hands of seasoned, professional Florida DUI/BUI defense attorney experience in dissecting and finding the flaws in the strongest prosecution case. Brian Kirlew is that kind of attorney.
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