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February 2013 Archives

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) DUI

If arrested while driving a commercial vehicle, you may have your license taken away but be given a temporary driving permit. A Commerical Drivers License (CDL) is necessary to legally operate commercial vehicles such as tow trucks, buses and tractor trailers. If you have had your CDL revoked as a result of a DUI charge, you will want it reinstated as soon as possible as your income is at stake and your job depends on it.

Former doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges

Some of what court documents say Dr. Paul David DeLeeuw did are simply too graphic to reveal. With his guilty plea, DeLeeuw admitted possessing dozens of sexually explicit pictures and videos of children. It's a crime that has people living in his upscale Fort Myers neighborhood buzzing.

Deputy finds more than 50 pounds of marijuana in van during traffic stop

A Miramar man has been arrested on a charge of marijuana trafficking after the Lee County Sheriff's Office said a deputy found more than 50 pounds of the drug in his van during a Monday traffic stop on I-75.

10 year old found drunk, naked

A 10-year-old was found wandering around a Florida neighborhood, naked and drunk. Now, deputies are investigating this as a case of suspected child abuse."He couldn't even stand. He was just, ahhh, you know - naked," said neighbor Amanda Roesch. "And I'm like, come in the house, baby and I went and got some of my son's clothes."

Dedicated representation for traffic violations and drunk driving

Charges involving criminal traffic violations and driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs need to be taken seriously. Convictions on charges like these involve stiff fines, the loss of your driver's license, potential jail time and a permanent record.

Fort Myers Middle School student accused of bringing knives and drugs to school

A Fort Myers Middle School student is facing several charges after deputies say he brought knives and several drugs to school and distributed the drugs to several students.

Dedicated Representation For People Charges With Drug Crimes

A drug crime conviction can have repercussions that will haunt you for life. A conviction on even minor drug charges can have serious consequences for your career, your future and your freedom.

What happens if I am convicted for a 2nd DUI Offense?

If you have been charged with a 2nd DUI, you could be facing the following penalties:

  • Jail - 9 Months Maximum (BAL from .08 to less than .15)
  • Jail - 12 Months Maximum (BAL above .15) or Minor in Vehicle
  • Jail - Mandatory 10 Days (If within 5 years of Previous DUI)
  • Fine - From $1,000 to $2,000 (BAL From .08 to less than .15)
  • Fine - From $2,000 to $4,000 (BAL Above .15) or Minor in Vehicle
  • License - Suspended for 5 Years (If within 5 years of previous)
  • License Suspension - Eligible for Hardship Reinstatement after 1 Year
  • Hardship Reinstatement - Complete DUI School
  • Ignition Interlock Device - Required for 1 Year (BAL from .08 to less than .15)
  • Ignition Interlock Device - Required for 2 Years (BAL above .15)
  • Vehicle Impound - 30 Days (If within 5 years of previous)

If you have been charged with a 1st, 2nd, 3rd DUI or more, you should contact a lawyer immediately!  These are serious penalites that will be life changing. 

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