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How Can a DUI Lawyer Help Me in Florida?

Being pulled over and arrested for a DUI in Florida is embarrassing, scary, and difficult to recover from. Your future is on the line because of your drinking and driving charge. No one wants to face criminal charges, but this is no time to lose hope. 

When you’re in such a tough situation, you might be wondering whether you need to contact a DUI lawyer. Here’s what you need to know: Having someone with experience on your side will make a difference. A DUI lawyer from Hersem Law can dispute your charges and get your life back on track. 

Avoiding DUI Penalties 

When you’re first charged with driving under the influence in Florida, you might not even know how serious the potential penalties for a DUI conviction are. You could dig into the Florida statutes, try to learn enough about the law to understand your charges and how to fight them, and try to move forward, but doing all that alone would very likely be a mistake. 

That’s because Florida’s legal system is a complicated one, and Hersem Law is here to help you avoid the many mistakes that could sink your defense and leave you facing serious DUI penalties. 

Even a first-offense DUI can lead to up to six months in jail. If there are other factors, such as a child in the car or serious injuries, the penalty may be more severe. That’s why it’s so important to call a lawyer at our firm now.

Don’t forget that a DUI conviction can also lead to steep fines and years of raised auto insurance costs. You could also lose your license after the arrest. If you’re not sure what the full scope of a DUI conviction might hold, connect with a lawyer at Hersem Law to discuss your case. 

Building Your DUI Defense

When you’re dealing with a DUI charge in Florida, fighting that charge will involve several important tasks, such as gathering evidence, building a strong defense, and preparing to present this information in court. Facing all those legal to-dos and your DUI charge can leave you feeling overwhelmed.

That’s where a DUI attorney can step in. There’s no need to try to defend yourself; an attorney at our firm will review the details of your stop and arrest and look for every possible defense that could help you escape punishment.

Help from a Tampa DUI Lawyer

How can a DUI lawyer help you in Florida? The attorneys at Hersem Law can help you defend your future, starting with a free strategy session. We understand how difficult these cases can be on you and your family. We can give you the guidance you need after a Florida DUI arrest. 

Ready to get started? Speak to your Tampa DUI lawyer at Hersem Law by calling 813-251-7291 or by completing the online form below.