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USUAL FIRST TIME DUI SANCTIONS IN FLORIDA AND PINELLAS COUNTY

Posted by John P. Rutkowski | Jul 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Usual first-time sanctions for a DUI under a .15 Breath Alcohol Level and no minor in the vehicle at time of arrest. Fine & costs of $983.00, 12 months' probation, which your lawyer should be able to get automatic termination upon completion of conditions, 6 mo license suspension, which you will be eligible for Limited License upon completion of DUI School, attend victim impact panel (VIP), 10 day immobilization of vehicle, which your lawyer may be able to avoid, 50 hrs of Community Service, which if you do not have time to perform due to work and family maybe bought out at $10.00 per hour, investigative costs to the arresting agency, which is usually between 50 and 125 dollars. You may not frequent any establishment whose primary purpose is the sale and consumption of alcohol while on probation. If there is a civil infraction along with the DUI you lawyer should be able to get it Merged and dismissed.

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John P. Rutkowski

Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-four years. Prior to going to law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a deputy sheriff before retiring to attend law school. Upon graduating law school Mr. Rutkowski served as a prosecutor in Florida before going in to private practice.

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