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Tips for Avoiding a Drunk Driving Accident This Holiday Season

November 30, 2020 Posted in DUI

The sprawling community of The Villages in central Florida is a 55+ community known for its lively residents and merriment. A perfect retirement community for the active and social senior spanning...

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Challenging Your Florida DUI License Suspension: Don’t Let Those 10 Days Pass You By

October 16, 2020 Posted in DUI

In many cases, license suspension poses a very real problem—for most people, driving is their most reliable transportation method and one that they use to get to school, work, the grocery store, and...

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Former Marion County Firefighter Facing Trial for DUI Manslaughter

April 6, 2017 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

The DUI manslaughter trial is slated to start for a former firefighter who contends a faulty test was used to charge him. The manslaughter charge for the man is the result of a crash on Interstate 75...

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DUIs, Citations and Crashes Reported During Bikefest in Leesburg

April 28, 2016 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney

The Leesburg Bikefest resulted in at least 45 citations — including five DUIs — and 55 traffic warnings through early Saturday by law enforcement. According to Leesburg police, there also was...

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Man Jailed for DUI After Driving Wrong Way on U.S. 27

October 13, 2015 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

A Clermont man who has apparently been arrested three times previously for driving under the influence, remains in jail after being charged with DUI Sunday. The 47-year-old man was charged with DUI,...

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Man Sentenced to 10 ½ Years for DUI Manslaughter

March 11, 2015 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

A 33-year-old man of Fruitland Park has been sentenced to 10 1/2 years in prison for DUI manslaughter. The man was found guilty in mid-November of DUI manslaughter in a 2013 single-vehicle crash...

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Man Charged with Ninth DUI Following Crash

January 30, 2015 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News, Villages Auto Accident Attorney

A 49-year-old Minneola man was picked up on his ninth DUI charge after crashing into a car and injuring three people, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The man was previously arrested...

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Preventing a DUI Arrest During the Holidays in The Villages

December 17, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

The holidays are a festive time for celebrating. There are office holiday parties, neighborhood events and even just meetups with friends and family members at bars and restaurants to just relax....

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The Villages Golf Cart DUI Lawyer :: Villages Resident Accused of DUI Hit-And-Run on Golf Cart

July 11, 2014 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, Felony & Misdemeanor Charges, Golf Cart DUI, The Villages News

A 39-year-old resident of The Villages, just days away from ending his conditional release from prison, is accused of a hit-and-run while driving a golf cart. The man remained jailed Wednesday on...

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The Villages DUI Lawyer :: Eustis Man Arrested for Fourth DUI – On a Bicycle

January 31, 2013 Posted in Criminal Defense, DUI, The Villages News

A 42-year-old Eustis man was arrested this week for his fourth DUI, this time after he apparently rode a bicycle while intoxicated. He was also charged with refusal to submit to a DUI test and was...

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