Do I have a right to an attorney when I am stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test in Florida? DUI Brooksville

 Do I have a right to an attorney when I am stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test in Florida? Generally speaking, the answer to that is no. You’re not entitled to an attorney during a DUI investigation. However, I always tell my clients, friends, and loved ones never…

DUI Tampa Should I perform field sobriety tests or submit to a breath or urine test upon being stopped for driving under the influence?

As a Florida/Tampa DUI attorney, I routinely meet with people who have been arrested on suspicion of having driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Not surprisingly, some of the questions that I am most frequently asked relate to whether the potential client should have cooperated with law enforcement by performing field sobriety tests…

DWI / DUI Drunk Driving

DWI / DUI Drunk Driving Resources • Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (HSMV) • The Drink Wheel • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) – Stats and Resources • Ignition Interlock Information   Butash & Donovan LLC | Experienced. Driven. Effective. | Call Us Today | 813-341-2232 | 23554 State Road 54, Lutz, FL 33559 Comprehensive insurance…

Is refusing to let the police search me an admission of guilt? Entrapment Hernando Beach

Is refusing to let the police search me an admission of guilt? Absolutely not. Under the 4th Amendment to the US Constitution, you have an absolute right to prevent a government from conducting any illegal searches and seizures without a warrant. Furthermore, under the 5th Amendment of the US Constitution, you have an absolute right…