Category Archives: Criminal Law Process

What Should You Do When You Get A DUI in Fort Lauderdale?

You Have Many Options in any DUI Case in Fort Lauderdale

Typically, a DUI investigation begins with a traffic stop, whether due to some infraction like speeding, or as a result of a checkpointwhere officers are stopping most if not every vehicle.  In some cases, a DUI investigation begins because there has been a traffic accident, whether or not the person being investigated is at fault.

What happens during a DUI investigation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida?   When an officer first makes contact with you, he or she is trained to make certain observations to determine whether further investigation is warranted.  This includes:  Please continue reading What You Should Do When You Get a DUI in Fort Lauderdale here.


A Step-by-step Guide to the Criminal Law Process in Florida

You’ve Been Arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Now What Do You Do?

A person is arrested in Florida based on an officer witnessing a criminal act, or as a result of a criminal act being reported to law enforcement.  The officer generates a report known as a probable cause affidavit setting forth the charges upon which the arrest is based, and also includes a short statement of facts which form the probable cause for each offense.

See our comprehensive video on Criminal Law Process in Florida here.  Or read the transcript here.

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