Florida DUI Laws — DUI With Property Damage
Florida DUI Attorneys and Lawyers
One of the things people who call our office are concerned about when it comes to a Florida DUI with property damage is what are the DUI penalties and DUI sentences for this charge. Assuming there are no serious injuries, a DUI with property damage is still a misdemeanor in the state of Florida. What does that mean? Most importantly if you are convicted of the DUI charge, you would not be a convicted felon but there are still very harsh penalties you could be facing on your DUI charge.
Aside from DUI school and community service, DUI with property damage does carry the possibility of jail time. In addition a judge can order you to pay restitution for any injuries or damages you caused by driving drunk. If you have been involved in a DUI accident and received multiple citations you need to speak to an attorney immediately. If you decide to just pay those companion citations you could find your license suspended due to the points accumulated even before you get to the DUI portion of your charges. This could also trigger incredibly high insurance rates.