5 months ago
Defense Strategies, DUI Defense

Boating Under the Influence

In Florida, many people love to spend weekends and holidays on the water. Some of those enjoying time on their boats may drink alcoholic beverages or partake of illicit narcotics, which places them at risk of being arrested for Boating under the Infl...

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Medical Marijuana DUI in FL Tampa DUI Lawyer Ben Stechschulte
2 years ago
DUI Defense

Medical Marijuana and DUI

Changing Rules A year ago, the City of Tampa chose to decriminalize the possession of small quantities of non-medical marijuana (up to 20 grams). Those found carrying this amount of marijuana are now charged with a civil infraction that carries fi...

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3 years ago
DUI Defense

Defending Wrong Way DUI Drivers in Tampa

There has been an ongoing problem with wrong-way driving in the Tampa Bay area. While it is true that some of these issues have to do with drivers who are intoxicated or under the influence of drugs, there are other problems including a high tour...

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4 years ago
DUI Defense

Challenging Field Sobriety Tests

  When law enforcement personnel suspect someone of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI), they often conduct a field sobriety test to confirm their suspicions.  If the person taking the test is deemed to have failed it, they...

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4 years ago
DUI Defense

Defense of Repeat DUIs

People driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol face serious penalties if they are involved in an accident or arrested. These penalties come more severe with each arrest, and defendants face mandatory jail time, loss of livelihood, rel...

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Arrested Florida Law Firm Blog Ben Stechschulte Tampa
4 years ago
DUI Defense

DUI Check Points – What You Need to Know

Police often pull over drivers as a suspected DUI (Driving Under the Influence) situation when they observe speeding, erratic behavior, or come upon the scene of an accident. In each of these cases, the law enforcement officer has observed a behav...

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4 years ago
DUI Defense

Avoid an Alcohol-Related Arrest at Gasparilla

Tampa’s most cherished event, the Gasparilla Adult Parade will be held Saturday, January 31. Many Tampa residents are planning their Gasparilla themed parties that will include serving alcoholic beverage and/or plan to drink while attending the...

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5 years ago
DUI Defense

DUI Without Driving

In Florida people can be arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) even when they are not driving a vehicle. This situation occurs when someone has been drinking and decides that it would be better to “sleep it off” rather than risk themselv...

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