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How Can a Driving Under the Influence Attorney Help?

DUI and Traffic Offenses can be quite challenging. You a friend or a loved may need a Tampa DUI Lawyer. The police are often the main witnesses. Scientific evidence from vehicle speed detection, accident reconstruction, the breath test and/or the blood tests are being presented against you. Damaging evidence against you may also include: the breath test (like the  I-8000 / Intoxilyzer 8000), officer’s testimony, and Standard Field Sobriety tests.

A Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, like Casey Ebsary, a Tampa DUI – DWI and traffic attorney has knowledge of these issues and can establish your defense against these charges. If you are searching for help from a Tampa Driving Under the Influence Attorney – your search is complete.

In Your Absence

Much of your Florida DUI Defense may be handled in your absence. This is especially true for out of state clients. 316.193, F.S. – DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages, Chemical Substances or Controlled Substances) In Florida, DUI is proved by impairment of normal faculties or unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above. (Source: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles) There are two distinct cases which must be fought for each case. Call 813.222.2220 today, one has a window of opportunity of 10 days from the arrest.


If you refuse to take a breath, blood, or urine test after being arrested for DUI, or if results of your breath test were .08% or above, your license will be suspended unless a written demand for an administrative hearing is filed within 10 days after arrest.

Some Common Questions

  • How do I save my license? Were you arrested within the last 10 days? Then you can apply for an administrative hearing and may get a 30 – 45 day permit. DHSMVHearingRequest
  • Will my car have an interlock? If convicted, Second DUI – Yes. Over .15 Maybe.
  • Will I go to jail? Second DUI Within 5 years – Yes 10 days. 3d DUI within 10 years? Yes 30 days. First, you must be convicted.
  • Will my boss find out? If the DHSMV hearing is won, it is kept of the publicly recorded driving record and the chances are greatly reduced.
  • Should I fight the case? You will certainly lose if you plead guilty. If there are problems with the case, we will find them and you may avoid a DUI Conviction.
  • Will my out-of-state license be suspended for a Florida DUI? Probably – as soon as the State of Florida transmits the computer data regarding the refusal to take a breath test or blowing over a .08 the home state usually will honor what the State of Florida has done.
  • Will my car be impounded? Only if you are convicted.
  • Do I have to attend the DUI School? You must enroll, but not necessarily complete, if you lose you Administrative Suspension hearing before the case is resolved. The DUI School enrollment is a pre-condition to getting a Business Purposes Only license. If convicted of DUI, then DUI School is mandatory.

DUI Fine Schedule F.S. 316.193(2)(a)-(b)

1st Conviction: Not less than $250, or more than $500. With Blood/Breath Alcohol Level (BAL) of .20 or higher or minor in the vehicle: Not less than $500, or more than $1,000.

2nd Conviction: Not less than $500, or more than $1,000. With BAL of .20 or higher or minor in the vehicle: Not less than $1,000, or more than $2,000.

3rd Conviction More Than 10 Years: Not less than $1,000, or more than $2,500. With BAL of .20 or higher or minor in the vehicle: Not less than $2,000.

3rd Conviction Within 10 Years: Not more than $5,000. With BAL of .20 or higher or minor in the vehicle. Not less than $2,000.

4th or Subsequent Conviction: Not less than $1,000. With BAL of .20 or higher or minor in the vehicle. Not less than $2,000.

How can your license be reinstated after a DUI in Hillsborough County by an Attorney?

How do I reinstate my license after a conviction for Driving Under the Influence (DUI)?

1st DUI, 2nd DUI, 3rd DUI, 4th DUI, DUI Manslaughter (single conviction)DUI Manslaughter (in conjunction with any other DUI conviction)Driving with an unlawful blood alcohol level

How do I reinstate my license after a suspension for refusal to submit to a breath/urine/blood test?
Free License Check on the status of your Florida Drivers License.


The Bureau of Driver Education and DUI Programs provides the oversight for 26 licensed programs. The Bureau administers Rule 15A-10, F.A.C., including instructor certification and training, investigating complaints, processing client appeals, conducting site visits, maintaining quality assurance, coordinating trust fund, and evaluating programs’ effectiveness. The DUI programs are private and professional non-profit organizations that are required to provide education, a psychosocial evaluation and treatment referral services to DUI offenders to satisfy judicial and driver licensing requirements. Two educational services are offered – Level I for first-time offenders and Level II for multiple offenders. The Level I course is to be a minimum of 12 hours of classroom instruction and incorporates didactic and interactive educational techniques. The Level II course is a minimum of 21 hours of classroom time using primarily interactive educational techniques in a group setting. The average class size is not to exceed 15 students for Level II. This course focuses on the problems of the repeat offender and treatment readiness as the majority of students are referred to treatment. In no case is placement in Level II used in lieu of treatment.

Tampa DUI and Hillsborough County DUI law-enforcement officers usually conduct a series of DUI drunken-driving missions through the holidays. Most agencies conduct DUI patrols at night between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. Previously, Sheriff’s officials want people who intend to drink to make arrangements to get home safely, using a designated driver, public transportation or a taxi.

Law enforcement usually conduct several DUI roadblocks during each major holiday. Local municipalities often will have roving patrols look for impaired drivers.
Hillsborough County Florida DUI Checkpoints are Listed Here: http://www.hcso.tampa.fl.us/DUI-Enforcement.aspx.

Learn More About

Tampa DUI Lawyer

Learn more about Casey Ebsary. He is a former Tampa DUI Assistant State Attorney and Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer. Casey has been attorney of record and Tampa DUI Lawyer in hundreds of DUI cases. He has represented clients in driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases in many Florida counties. These counties include: Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas.  Casey has helped many people just like you with driving under the influence, drug charges, and Traffic Offenses. These charges can cause big headaches, We can provide relief. We also have a huge free fully searchable database of Florida D U I information. Feel free to review the latest news about these types of charges here: DUI News and Information – Call us today at 813.222.2220 for a free initial consultation. If it is more convenient for you, we respond quickly to your call for help via our Call For Help web submission. All inquiries are sent to us wirelessly 24/7/365, We are constantly checking and responding, and will quickly get back to you via telephone or email.

Please check our free fully searchable Florida DUI Database for information. There are dozens of frequently asked questions and hundreds of pages and articles for people charged with DUI and for lawyers who are seeking answers.

DUI Court Locations in Pinellas

DUI and other Criminal misdemeanor charges that occur in Pinellas County, Florida are assigned to one of three courthouses. They are located in North, South and Central Pinellas County. DUI Cases from Clearwater, Florida can be assigned to the main criminal courthouse in Clearwater, Florida.

Brooksville DUI Drunk Driving Investigators in Hernando County,Florida sometimes use hand held or in-car video cameras. One of our recent Investigations included a visit to a DUI Checkpoint. 

Watch DUI Hillsborough Attorney Lawyer Checkpoint Video

Hernando County Courthouse in Brooksville, Florida Coordinates 27.059126,-81.5625

DUI Plant City Courthouse at 302 N. Michigan Ave, Plant City, Florida Coordinates 28.017452,-82.120701

Brandon Court Cases are held in the Plant City Florida Courthouse

Charged in Bartow Florida in Polk County? View complete

Drunk Driving Video Library.

DUI School Application Form

Lakeland Court House Located at Coordinates 27.897455,-81.843298

Florida Driver Handbook

El Manual de Conductores de Florida

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