DUI Defense Defense Attorney
Lapina, Founder of Lapina Law, proudly provides
professional DUI Defense Lawyer legal services in Orlando,
Winter Park, Kissimmee, Maitland, Longwood, and the
entire Central Florida Area.
407.598.0643 to speak to Attorney
Daniel S. Lapina
about your legal rights and options involving DUI defense
or other criminal defense legal issues.
DUI Defense Cases
of Florida takes DUI cases very serious. Prosecution of
a those accused of a DUI are aggressively prosecuted.
Florida DUI laws are ever changing and include mandatory
minimum periods of incarceration, fines, and other
penalties for those who are convicted of a DUI crime.
have even evolved to include more than just "Drinking
and Driving." DUI laws now include driving under the
influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, and other
prescription or controlled substances that may impair a
person's ability to safely operate a motor vehicle or
other type of conveyance.
What does the State of
Florida include as a conveyance for the purposes of a
Automobile, Motorcycle, Trucks, Moped, Scooter, Bicycle,
Go-Carts, Heavy Machinery, and even Riding Lawn Mowers.
Essentially, if it rolls, it is a conveyance.
following a DUI Arrest.
have 10 days from the date of the DUI arrest to request
an administrative hearing with the department of motor
vehicles. At this point you may request to be granted
hardship driving privileges while you are involved in
the legal process of defending yourself against DUI
DUI Pretrial Diversion
Program for First Time Offenders.
Counties throughout the State of Florida have instituted
pretrial diversion programs
for first time DUI offenders. When an individual enters into and
successfully completes the program and any other court
ordered stipulations the DUI case will be dismissed and
you will be eligible to have the case expunged from your
record. However, the DUI pretrial diversion program is
not cheap. Fines must still be paid, and all classes,
courses, and programs awarded by the court are to be
paid out of your pocket.
subsequent DUI conviction will result in stiffer
penalties, and may involve mandatory minimums for a DUI
Conviction. DUI Conviction penalties generally range
from not more than 6 months in jail to five years in
prison. If the DUI incident involves property damage,
leaving the scene of the accident, physical injuries to
victim's, or causes the death of another additional or
escalated charges may sought by the prosecution which if
convicted may dramatically impact the period of
while representing your legal rights we will
aggressively fight for your freedoms utilizing every
legal resource available under the law in an effort to
help you achieve the best possible resolution in the
defense of DUI charges or other criminal defense
charges you may be facing.
is hired to represent you in a DUI case or
other criminal defense legal issue, we will review and
analyze all the evidence against you, all witness
statements, and ensure you are fully aware of what your
rights are, your legal options, and defense strategies
that may best serve your specific case. Our priorities, in order
include to fight to have the charges against you
dropped, seek to have the charges reduced, negotiate to
have you receive probation instead of incarceration, or
negotiate for a diversion program (when available) that
will allow the charges to be expunged after the
successful completion of the diversion program.
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