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Month: August 2020

Can I Refuse a Breath Test in Florida?

Implied Consent & DUI Breath Tests In Florida, drivers who are suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) will likely get asked to submit to a breathalyzer test. A breath test measures blood alcohol content (BAC) by determining how much alcohol is present when a person exhales into the device. Contrary to popular belief, Florida drivers are required to take…

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Who Can See My Criminal Record After Expungement?

Accessing Expunged Criminal Records in FL People who end up on the wrong side of the law can suffer steep consequences, including a criminal record. Criminal records can hold people back from enjoying the same opportunities as those who don’t have a record, resulting in barriers to employment, housing, education, financial aid and social acceptance. These challenges can cause serious…

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Can Immigrants Get Deported for DUI?

Lawful Permanent Residents & DUI Florida is home to a high volume of immigrants, many of which come from the Caribbean. More than one in five Florida residents is an immigrant, while one in eight residents are native-born U.S. citizens with at least one immigrant parent, reported by the American Immigration Council. These statistics demonstrate the crucial role immigrants play…

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