Choosing the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in New Port Richey:
Being charged with a DUI (Driving under the Influence) is a very serious crime in the state of Florida. DUI charges are highly complex and technical. They can be a nightmare for you to handle if not represented by a talented criminal defense attorney. If you are charged with a DUI you could risk having your license permanently revoked or suspended for a considerable amount of time. In other cases, depending on the seriousness of the DUI charge, like reckless endangerment, you could face jail time and possibly be mandated to join a rehab under strict vigilance.
Fortunately for you, if you hire our New Port Richey DUI attorneys, you can stand a favorable chance of having your charges reduced, or even dropped, depending on the circumstances. We are regarded as some of the best DUI attorneys in Florida when it comes to building a powerful case against the prosecution. Not only do we have a deep knowledge of the Florida DUI system, but our team is led by Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney Mike Kenny. Not only is Attorney Kenny a former prosecutor adept at understanding the tactics the prosecution will use, but by also being Board Certified, the Florida Bar considers him an expert in the field of criminal trial.
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New Port Richey DUI Facts
New Port Richey is subject to DUI laws handed down by the state of Florida and the penalties can quite severe. In New Port Richey, you will be arrested for driving under the influence with a blood alcohol count (BAC) of .08% or more, or if your normal faculties are impaired. For individuals driving for commercial purposes, such as long-distance truck drivers, the minimum blood alcohol count is .04%. And for minors, (those aged below 21) the minimum BAC is .02%.
Individuals exceeding the BAC will be criminally charged depending on the age and the type of license he or she is carrying. Moreover it is important to understand that you can also be charged with a DUI if you are under the influence of heavy medications.
Our New Port Richey DUI attorneys have represented a vast majority of DUI clients successfully. Our DUI attorneys excel at representing the trickiest of DUI cases and can increase your chances of having major charges dropped or reduced. It is important to realize that without having a qualified criminal defense attorney to handle your case, you will be risking both your immediate and long-term future. In the immediate future, you could face heavy fines, jail time, mandatory counseling, etc. In the long-term future, you could risk a multitude of employment opportunities as well as various other opportunities depending on the severity of your verdict.
Every year drinking and driving convictions increase, and there is a significant escalation in DUI charges. Each year there are hundreds of people killed due to DUI accidents and thousands get injured. This growth in incidents lead to stricter laws being passed, which can make your case even more harrowing than you realize. You may have heard stories from past generations about how police would follow a drunk driver home or just make sure they parked their car and got a ride…but no more. DUI charges are serious charges, and they are no longer brushed off as honest mistakes. Second chances are no longer given, so now more than ever, you need legal representation.
Our New Port Richey DUI attorneys have an excellent grasp on each and every facet of DUI infractions and all of the possible legal avenues available to you. For example, did you know that it is unlikely you will be given a maximum penalty if you are a first time DUI offender? Or did you know that you can, in most circumstances, refuse a blood alcohol level test and not say anything until your attorney gets to you? These are all very important protections to know when you are dealing with a DUI. Furthermore, we have experience dealing with the prosecution in this area. Therefore, we have a much better understanding of how to negotiate with them, and if it is not possible to have your charges completely dropped, we also know a myriad of diversionary programs to give you the best outcome available.
Another reason why you should never hesitate to give our New Port Richey Criminal Defense Attorneys a call is because our response time far exceeds that of a majority of DUI attorney in the area. We are reputed for getting in touch with our clients as quickly as possible.
Plus, we walk you through the entire process giving you a crystal clear picture of what you will be dealing with during your criminal process. We take you through a step-by-step process on what to expect and what we can do to compel the other party to drop or at least minimize the charges. Our New Port Richey attorneys take care of every single aspect of your case when it comes to filing the necessary and complete paperwork, so all of your rights will be protected.
We take our clients very seriously, and we are entirely focused on fighting for them. We never compromise on quality, compassion or efficiency. These qualities are a hallmark of our success.
We never give up on our clients no matter the odds nor the circumstances. We will always be looking out for your best interests no matter how long it takes. Our legal team tirelessly works to find any and every possible way to protect you and your future.
If you or someone you care about have been charged with a DUI in the New Port Richey area, then call us at 727-847-4878 or fill out the form below. We will be in touch very shortly. After all, given the severity of the situation, you cannot afford to hire anyone short of an expert in the field. As stated before, Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer Mike Kenny will be on your side. He will be leading the fight for you. Contact us today, so we can start fighting for you.