If you have been arrested for DUI in Brevard County, then contact a criminal defense attorney with the Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC to discuss how we can help you fight the criminal charges. Our offices are located in Melbourne, FL. Mark Germain and Bryan McCarthy focus on drunk driving defense in Melbourne in Brevard County and the surrounding areas.
Contact our office today at (321) 253-3447 to obtain a free consultation. Drunk driving cases require special attention within the first ten days after your arrest to protect your driver's license. Hiring an attorney early in your case is important to protect all avenues of attack in the criminal case.
After the consultation, if you retain our DUI attorneys they will analyze the details of your case and assert appropriate defenses.The attorneys at the Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC represent and defends clients with DUI cases involving:
The goal of our experienced Melbourne DUI attorneys will be to obtain the best possible outcome for your case. There may be an alternative to a criminal conviction through a DUI diversion program.
At the Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC, we are prepared to file all viable motions to dismiss and motions to suppress. Our attorneys will challenge the prosecution aggressively on your behalf.
Our Melbourne criminal defense attorneys represent clients throughout the Brevard County area, including Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral, Grant-Valkaria, Indialantic, Indian Harbor Beach, Malabar, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Melbourne, Palm Shores, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, and West Melbourne.
Because of Florida’s DUI statistics, the State’s stringent DUI laws are intended to pertinently punish individuals convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances while discouraging repeat offenses. State law allows law enforcement officers to arrest drivers for DUI under two conditions:
In order to gather evidence against you, the arresting officer has been trained to do the following:
In Florida, DUI cases consist of two legal cases:
Despite being a first-time non-impact DUI offender you possibly will face stiff penalties depending on your blood alcohol content level. Maximum penalties for DUI offenses can include:
Penalties for DUI offense in Florida may increase with each subsequent conviction and accident involvement.
Individuals arrested for DUI’s will be released only if they meet the State’s specific conditions for release. The DUI offender must no longer be under the influence and faculties must be back to normal conditions. Blood and breath alcohol content levels must be lower than 0.05 or a time span of eight hours from the time of the arrest must elapse.
If you are located in Brevard County, Volusia County, Seminole County, Osceola County, Indian River County or Orange County and you are in need of a DUI lawyer, let our impaired driving attorneys represent you for your DUI offense.
The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC will evaluate the arresting law enforcement officer procedure and the results of any field sobriety and chemical tests. Our extensive background knowledge in dealing with the State of Florida DUI laws will be beneficial in our approach to clear your name and get you the lowest possible sentence.
Provide us with the specific details of your situation in our online form or call (321) 253-3447.
This article was last updated on Friday, May 18, 2018.