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Speeding Ticket on a Military Base
I have a 13 year clean driving record. This is my first ticket. I know I was not speeding and what to contest this in court. My ticket is for $75 for driving: "unlawful speed at 27 mph in a posted 15 mph zone. The offense charged is F.S.S 316.187. I want to know if I will get points on my license and what does this F.S.S. 316.187 code mean? The officer said he clocked me on a radar. Where can I found that information on the ticket? Also, will I have a chance getting this ticket dismissed in court? Thanks!
316.187 is the statute you are accused of violating. In this case, speeding. You could get points on your license....
How Florida deals with out of state revocation of privilege if it is not for DUI or DWI but for 3 speeds in 18 months?
Accordingly to Florida law there is no such thing like revocation for 3 speeding tickets in 18 months period. In my case this will be equal to 12 points in case I loose at all 3 hearings. To my understanding, by Florida law they should simply suspend my license for 30 days because of accumulation of 12 points in one year. Or it doesn't matter? If your privilege becomes revoked somewhere, they do not care by what reason and revoke your license too? Does anybody know?
Florida has reciprocity with most other states. So if your home state suspends your driving privileges then there is a...
Lake County Misdemeanor DUI Probation to begin soon. What type of alcohol Tests are performed? Civil Liberties Violated?
What common alcohol tests are performed by Lake County Florida Probation: Breath? Standard Urine Panel? ETG Urine? Blood? Hair? I have been granted a Special Condition of "Must not Consume or Possess Alcohol during Probation" It has been three months since the 'incident' and I have not had a drop of alcohol, which is not uncommon, drinking is not a priority of mine. The reason for the Alcohol Testing questions is because "I'm a Gosh* darn* American, and if I want to have a couple beers on a Friday night, that's my right" Though to avoid violation of Probation, and to please the local court, I will obey. Thank you for any education you can provide! "Civil liberties are personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cannot abridge, either by law or by judicial interpretation"
Thanks for your comment. We all cherish our liberty and it bothers us all when our liberties are taken away, especially...
What type of motion do I need to file to request a reduction of time ordered to a interlock device on my second dui conviction?
I want to file a motion with my sentencing judge requesting that he reduce the two year interlock device requirement he ordered me to, down to the statutory minimum of one year. I was sentenced on November 8, 2012 and successfully completed probation on January 23, 2014. What type of motion do I need to file for this request? Would it be a motion to modify sentence or motion for sentence reduction or something else?
Judges do not usually change their minds like this. What you need to do is go see a seasoned criminal defense attorney...
Florida statutory minimum for interlock device for second dui conviction within 5-years?
What is the Florida statutory minimum for interlock device for second dui conviction within 5-years? On my first dui conviction, I took the breathalyzer and blew .000 BUT refused to do a urinalysis test at the jail. On my second dui conviction, I blew a .000 BUT refused to do a urinalysis test at the jail (again). Therefore, I was also convicted of refusal to submit to a chemical test. Both dui convictions and refusal to submit to a chemical test were within 5-years of each other. Given the listed circumstances, what is the statutory MINIMUM interlock requirement that a judge can legally impose?
The statutory minimum for an interlock device on a 2nd within 5 DUI is one year. http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/IID.html...
How to beat a DWI case
I got arrested for DWI when they gave me the breathalyzer I blew under the legal limit now they are trying to get me for driving under the influence of marijuana that I had smoked seven days previously what are my options for beating this case
If the state charged you based on the urinalysis they would have to prove at trial you were under the influence of...
Can a 8 year old DUI conviction (plead no contest), be appealed?
Hello, I am trying to get some information on an old DUI case I had back in 2007. I plead no contest to the DUI based off my lawyers recommendation. Unfortunately, 2 years ago I was arrested and accused of theft... luckily, that case was dropped and went to "nolle prosequi". Which is great, however the arrest is still on my record and shows up on internet pages. I filed to expunge the arrest of theft, but it was denied because of my DUI in 2007. I was told by my lawyer that I should look into an appeals lawyer, that could potentially research my case back in 2007 and potentially find something that would remove it from my record so I can pursue expungement of the theft arrest. She said that chances are the court will not want to fight it and just throw it out because it is so old.
There is no procedural mechanism to re-open an 8 year old DUI now. The time for direct appeal is over as well as any...