Category: DUI

Can a Florida DUI Stop Me From Becoming an RN?

by Jonathan Blecher | May 17, 2017 | DUI

Are you planning on becoming a Registered Nurse (RN) in Miami, or anywhere else in Florida? Are you already enrolled in an accredited nursing education program? If your answer is “yes” to either question and you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol, you are probably wondering, “Can a DUI conviction bar me […]

DUI School in Miami, Florida

by Jonathan Blecher | May 10, 2017 | DUI

When drivers are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), especially for the first time, they usually have questions. Will I go to jail? Will I lose my job? Will I have to take AA classes? Will I lose my driver’s license? Will I have to take alcohol education classes? Since alcohol education classes (DUI […]

What Penalties am I Facing for a DUI with Injuries in Florida?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 28, 2017 | DUI

People have been drinking alcohol with friends, family and their coworkers for thousands of years. It wasn’t until recently when the automobile became an American staple, that drinking became such a dangerous endeavor. On foot, the only one that you’re likely to harm while under the influence is yourself, unless you’re operating heavy machinery. Once […]

What Should I Expect at the Courthouse for my MIAMI DUI Case?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 27, 2017 | DUI

You’ve already gotten past the trauma of your arrest, making bail, getting your car from the tow yard and dealing with your driver license issues. Now it’s time for you to appear in court for the first time. What should you expect? If you’ve hired an experienced Miami DUI lawyer you won’t have to attend […]

Can a Miami DUI Affect Immigration & Travel?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 20, 2017 | DUI

Miami is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in South Florida, let alone the nation, and that’s one of the beauties of our great city. Thousands of Miami’s residents came from countries, such as Cuba, Nicaragua, Honduras, Venezuela, Haiti, and Jamaica looking for a better life, and they found it. Being such a culturally-rich […]

Do I Have to Disclose My DUI on Job Applications?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 17, 2017 | DUI

If you are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Miami-Dade County or anywhere else in Florida and you are in the market for a new job, or anticipate job hunting in the future, you may be wondering, “What are the requirements for disclosing DUIs on job applications?” Since I get asked this question […]

Will I Get Kicked Out of the Military for a DUI?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 14, 2017 | DUI

DUI in the Military The military has many rewards such as the GI Bill, tuition benefits, advanced technical and specialty training, tax-free housing, world travel, a military pension, healthcare, and of course the pride and honor of serving our country to name a few. When you serve in the military, you learn self-discipline, respect, and […]

Is My Name Going to be in the Paper After a DUI Arrest?

by Jonathan Blecher | April 6, 2017 | DUI

Other people’s misfortunes are always a source of interest. That’s why newspapers continue to publish a “police blotter” of DUI arrests. It sells papers. Newspapers themselves have dwindled in popularity as electronic sources of information have grown in popularity over the past two decades. Editors face less space in the print edition, lower ad revenues, […]

Can a ‘Drunk’ Passenger be Charged with a DUI?

by Jonathan Blecher | March 27, 2017 | DUI

Let’s say that somebody is definitely drunk and they are sitting in the backseat of a vehicle or in the passenger seat, can they still get a DUI even though they were not driving? The answer – it depends. If a police officer pulled over a vehicle and the designated driver (DD) had a car […]

What Determines How High the Fine Will be in a DUI Case?

by Jonathan Blecher | March 22, 2017 | DUI

If you are worried that you might be convicted of a DUI after having been arrested curbside, you are probably concerned with your freedoms, first and foremost. You could lose days or months behind bars and you might not be able to operate your vehicle at all for quite some time. Something that many people […]