Volusia County, Florida DUI Lawyer
|Flem Whited||630 N. Wild Olive Suite A |
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
|Steven de Laroche||DeLaroche , Steven |
1005 S Ridgewood
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
|Brett C. Kocijan P.a.||Brett C. Kocijan , P.A. |
120 E Rich Ave
Deland, FL 32724
|Donald B. Dempsey||Brett C. Kocijan , P.A. |
120 E Rich Ave
Deland, FL 32724
|Michael Rodriguez||Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A. |
444 Seabreeze Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Volusia County Criminal Defense Attorney
The criminal defense attorneys at the Aungst Law Firm fight to protect individuals charged with felony, misdemeanor and DUI criminal offenses. Our office is located in Daytona Beach, Florida. We serve individuals charged with crimes in Volusia, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Lake, Alachua, Sumter, Polk, Marion Counties and throughout the entire State of Florida through over 20 Associate Offices.
Contact our offices to schedule an initial consultation, either in the office or over the phone, so you can speak directly with an experienced criminal defense lawyer about the particular facts of your case. Obtaining representation as early in the process as possible helps ensure all avenues of attacking the criminal charges are available.
Find out more about how our dedicated attorneys fights for clients at every stage of the case, including before any arrest is made, prior to formal charges being filed, during any emergency bond hearing, during pre-trial status and motion hearings, and at a bench or jury trial. An aggressive approach based on thorough preparation makes a huge difference in obtaining the best results.
Never Talk to Law Enforcement
Once you believe you are suspected of committing a crime, do not speak to any local or federal law enforcement officer until AFTER you obtain an experienced criminal defense attorney. You can invoke your right to remain silent by saying, “I will not make a statement until AFTER I have spoken to an attorney.” Then remain silent. Even if you are innocent of any criminal wrongdoing, your attorney is often in the best position to talk to the law enforcement officer about what occurred.
Many people make the mistake of trying to protest their innocence and explain the situation. While well-intentioned, in the heat of the moment people can make mistakes and give conflicting details, which can be used against them in court. Even more problematic, the officer can intentionally in inadvertently misconstrue the statements. Hiring an attorney before you make any statement can help ensure that your constitutional rights are protected during questioning and minimize the opportunity for self-incrimination. You should take full advantage of your right to remain silent.
When we represent a client at the beginning of a criminal investigation, we work hard to convince the officer not to make an arrest. Even if the law enforcement officer ultimately decides to make the arrest, your attorney can often negotiate the terms of your surrender and handle other details that will minimize the embarrassment, expense and inconvenience of an arrest. By discussing the bond conditions up front, your attorney can often save you money that might otherwise be required for an excessive bond and speed up your release.
Drunk Driving Defense in Florida
**EFFECTIVE July 1, 2013 There have been legislative changes to the Formal Review Hearings with the DMV. YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO FOR YOUR HARDSHIP LICENSE WITHOUT SERVING A “HARD SUSPENSION’ OF 30 OR 90 DAYS*** Call us TODAY so we can walk you through this process. (407) 520-2945. YOU MUST DO SO WITHIN 10 DAYS of Arrest.
After an arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) your attorney must file a demand for a formal review hearing. If you are eligible, your attorney can help you obtain a 42 day driving permit so you can continue to drive to school and work while your attorney fights the case.
Warning: You only have 10 days after your DUI arrest to request or waive a formal review hearing to protect your driver’s license.
Matt Aungst, a dedicated Volusia County DUI attorney from our law firm is dedicated to defending against charges involving refusal to submit to a chemical test of your breath, blood or urine. We are also experienced in fighting DUI cases involving a breath test reading over the legal limit of 0.08 and even blows higher than a 0.15 that might otherwise require the dreaded ignition interlock device. This may include individuals facing their first, second, third or other charge for DUI. Our website also provides important information about DUI with property damage cases, and more serious felony charges for DUI causing serious bodily injury or death.
Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense in Volusia County Florida
For clients charged with serious driving offenses such as DUI, driving while license suspended or revoked, reckless driving, fleeing and eluding or leaving the scene of an accident, our attorneys take an aggressive approach to fight the criminal charge and protect your driving privileges. We also represent clients on a wide range of criminal charges prosecuted in state court, including domestic violence, drug crimes (from simple misdemeanor possession of marijuana to felony drug trafficking), shoplifting or theft, aggravated assault with a firearm, and violation of probation.
Many people contact us after finding out the court issued a warrant or writ of capias for their arrest after a failure to appear in court or as a result of a direct file prosecution. Additionally, we are experienced in helping clients avoid the expensive and time-consuming extradition process when they are arrested in another state and await being transferred to Florida.
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|Daisy Lake||Daytona Beach||Daytona Beach Shores||Daytona Highridge Est.|
|Daytona Park Estates||DeBary||DeLand||DeLand Highlands|
|DeLeon Springs||DeLeon Springs Heights||Deltona||Edgewater|
|Halifax Estates||Hammond||Harbor Oaks||High Banks|
|Holly Hill||Hucomer||Kalamazoo||Lake Ashby Shores|
|Lake Helen||Lake Kathryn Heights||Maytown||Mission City|
|Mound Grove||National Gardens||New Smyrna Beach||Oak Hill|
|Orange City||Orange City Hills||Ormond Beach||Osteen|
|Packwood Place||Pennichaw||Pierson||Ponce Inlet|
|Port Orange||River Forest||Saint Francis||Samsula|
|Seabreeze||Senyah||Seville||South Daytona Beach|
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