Should you contest a DUI?

by Jonathan Blecher | May 18, 2022 | DUI

Drunk driving is one of the simplest ways to become a criminal without intending to. A criminal record can haunt you for life, so it is crucial to do all you can to fight a DUI charge. Getting legal help to understand your options will be crucial to that. Yet many people never do. They […]

How do you know if you are safe to drive after drinking?

by Jonathan Blecher | May 16, 2022 | DUI

You may have carefully calculated how much you drink before driving home without a problem for years. Then one day, the police pulled you over and asked you to perform a Breathalyzer test which you failed. There are two possible scenarios. You may have been wrong all along about how much you could safely drink […]

What if I decline the breath test during a DUI traffic stop?

by Jonathan Blecher | May 10, 2022 | DUI

The result of a breath, blood or urine test often is the strongest piece of evidence in a DUI case. But when it comes to the breath test, at least, the police cannot make you take one without your consent. So what happens if you refuse to take the test? Could the officer have to […]

What Defenses Can Be Raised for Reckless Driving?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 29, 2022 | Firm News

Reckless driving in Florida carries serious penalties. Depending on the facts, the offense can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, with punishments including incarceration and/or fines. If you’re convicted, you will also have a mark on your criminal record, which can show up on background checks for employment, housing, or other opportunities. But being […]

How to Get a Domestic Violence Stay Away Order Lifted

by Jonathan Blecher | April 26, 2022 | Firm News

In Florida domestic violence cases, courts are concerned with protecting the alleged victim or other family or household members who might be endangered should the defendant be released. A common tool judges use to ensure the safety of others is a stay away order. The order restricts the defendant from interacting with anyone named in […]

Reducing Anxiety Before Your Court Date

by Jonathan Blecher | April 22, 2022 | Firm News

Having an upcoming court hearing for your criminal case can be anxiety-producing. That’s understandable. Whether this is your first brush with the law or you have been previously accused of a violation, the justice process can be complex and challenging to follow. Various rules, procedures, and formalities exist concerning when to speak, what you should […]


You may not have realized it, but you’ve been a witness to a crime. ​​ It’s true. There are millions of people posting criminal evidence on social media, whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Tik Tok. For example, there’s a comments sections under videos posted by a lawyer on TikTok, Alex Peter. Folks frequently ask […]

Drunk Driving Regulations a Key Issue in New Infrastructure Bill

by Jonathan Blecher | March 24, 2022 | DUI

Drunk driving is a serious issue facing legislators and policymakers. How can you fix something that is different in every case? Finding solutions to these issues can prove beneficial for everyone but difficult to implement. With the passage of infrastructure bill HR 3684, legislators hope that providing additional regulations and safety rules will help save […]

Record Clearing Services Denied Because of Outstanding Court Debt

by Jonathan Blecher | March 12, 2022 | Expungement

Serving prison or jail time can feel like the biggest obstacle to moving on with your life after a conviction. However, many Americans who’ve completed their incarceration are still living half-lives. For citizens with criminal records, lingering court fees and fines have made it impossible to move forward after serving their time. The importance of […]

Can You Get a DUI While Being Stoned in Miami?

by Jonathan Blecher | February 23, 2022 | DUI

Yes. Driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal in Florida and subject to the same penalties as driving while impaired by alcohol or any other drug. You can get a DUI anytime you drive impaired by drugs or alcohol. Worse, you could cause an accident and hurt yourself or others. How Does Being Stoned […]