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How to get a hardship license after you have been arrested for DUI.

Today, I was at the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Administrative Reviews for a Formal Review.  Polk County DUI arrests now conduct these hearings telephonically. While there, a person who was just arrested for DUI was

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Woman arrested for DUI while wearing a "Hello Kitty" costume. Drink responsibly and be safe this Halloween!

Halloween is almost here and that means candy, costumes, and parties.  Remember to be safe and responsible.  There are a lot of children out on the streets Trick-or-Treating and drinking and driving at this time of year can be dangerous.

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Important information about your recent DUI arrest. Always call a DUI attorney IMMEDIATELY!!!

DUI – IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW!  You have 10 DAYS, from the date of your arrest, to request a Formal Review or, for 1st time DUI offenders, waive the Formal Review and obtain a hardship license for the entire administrative

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Florida police officer charged with drunk driving (DUI) after getting into an accident in his undercover car.

On Friday an Opa-Locka police lieutenant was involved in an accident.  The police officer is now facing drunken driving charges after crashing into another vehicle.  The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is alleging that the officer rear-ended a car with his

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Florida Judge to be reprimanded for her DUI arrest with breath test level above 0.15.

The Tampa Tribune was reporting today that Judge Sheehan will be reprimanded for her DUI arrest last year.  This will probably be in the form of a written public reprimand.  I had blogged about the arrest when it first happened.

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Tampa Bay Lightning player Ryan Malone arrested for DUI and felony possession of cocaine.

Tampa Bay Lightning hockey player Ryan Malone was arrested for DUI and possession of cocaine early this morning.  The incident allegedly happened in South Tampa. These are very serious charges as a DUI carries a number of penalties and can

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Lakeland DUI attorney Thomas C. Grajek attends national DUI seminar focusing on forensic evidence.

In order to insure that my clients receive the most aggressive defense to their DUI case, I recently attended a DUI seminar put on by the National College for DUI Defense in association with the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

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Polk County DUI defense attorney Thomas C. Grajek to attend national DUI seminar.

This week the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) in cooperation with the Texas Criminal  Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) will be holding their annual DUI seminar “Mastering Scientific Evidence”. This is a three day seminar that will cover all phases

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NFL Colts owner Jim Irsay arrested for DUI and possession of controlled substances St. Patty’s weekend.

Jim Irsay, owner of the NFL Indianapolis Colts, was arrested Sunday night for suspicion of DUI and possession of controlled substances. Mr. Irsay faces the DUI charge and three (3) felony counts of possessing a controlled substance. Mr. Irsay allegedly

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Justin Bieber’s DUI video showing him performing Field Sobriety Exercises/Tests (FSE/FST) released.

Justin Bieber’s DUI arrest in Florida is still ongoing.  Recently, the video of him performing Field Sobriety Exercises (FSE’s) was released to the public.  These are standardized tasks developed by the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) that DUI officers

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