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The Pitfalls of Probation

lady in handcuffsIn the world of criminal law, any good news for an accused is always welcome. So knowing that following the rules of probation may give you good cause to seek a shortened probationary term is important to know. It is also important to know not every request may be honored. There are many pitfalls on the probation road, and protecting your rights by using a competent attorney is essential to avoiding a stumble. The attorneys at Ferraro Law Group are accomplished in criminal law matters and have experience in probation issues.

A probation case in the spotlight, nationally and locally is that of Debra LaFave. In that case, the teacher accused of an inappropriate relationship with an underage student:

● Successfully argued for a shortened probationary term, and enjoyed a short period of… Continue reading

When Good Times Turn Bad

beer glass with keysThe percentage of alcohol in your blood is referred to as the BAC (blood alcohol content). DUI charges rely on the BAC at time of arrest, which is measured by the arresting officer by methods such as a breath test. When you blow a BAC above the legal limit, the officer is required to make an arrest for DUI. Refusing to submit to the breath test can have serious consequences, such as loss of driving privileges for one year. If you are charged with DUI, you must act quickly to protect your rights and driving privileges. The attorneys at Ferraro Law Group are skilled in dissecting the arrest and the field sobriety test results. Successful attacks on these procedures can lead to reduced charges or dismissal.

In Florida, the legal limit for blood alcohol content is 0.08 for drivers over 21 and… Continue reading

Stuart Florida DUI and Your License

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RJ Ferraro is a Stuart Florida DUI Lawyer ready to put his experience to work for you.

How will a Stuart Florida DUI Affect Me?

A DUI in Stuart Florida can have lasting impacts on your criminal record and your life.  A DUI in Stuart Florida will result in the suspension of your driver’s license, which can make it very difficult to find and maintain employment.  In Stuart, there is really very little in the way of public transit.  The financial consequences of a DUI in Stuart Florida can be long lasting.

How will a Stuart Florida DUI Affect my License?

A conviction for a first DUI in Stuart Florida will include a driver’s license suspension for 6 months.  If you blew into the breathalyzer, you can get a hardhsip license after 30 days without a license. … Continue reading

Stuart Florida DUI, Martin County Florida

Stuart Florida DUI is no different than a DUI anywhere else in the State of Florida.  Whether the State can prove the elements of a Stuart Florida DUI is up to the jury that is deciding the case.  That is why it is important to hire a Stuart Florida DUI lawyer that is experienced in handling DUI Trials.  A Stuart Florida DUI must be proven by the State Attorney beyond and to the exclusion of all reasonable doubt.  A Stuart Florida DUI can be proven in either or both of 2 ways:

Stuart Florida DUI Normal Faculties

First, you can be convicted of a DUI if you are intoxicated to the extent that your normal faculties are impaired.  Normal Faculties that are considered in a DUI case would include but are not limited to a person’s ability… Continue reading

What is a Stuart Florida DUI?

Stuart Florida DUI

In Stuart Florida DUI is across the board one of the most heavily enforced and prosecuted laws.  A Stuart Florida DUI is Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol.  You can get a Stuart Florida DUI, even if you are not driving, as long as you are in actual physical control of a motor vehicle.  Actual Physical Control could even include sleeping in a vehicle with the engine on or the keys in the ignition.  The State Attorney’s Office and the local Martin County judges take Stuart Florida DUI very seriously.

Get an Experienced  Stuart Florida DUI Lawyer

It is important to hire a competent and experienced trial lawyer if you feel that you are Not Guilty of a Stuart Florida DUI, because it is very rare that a Stuart Florida DUI case gets dropped… Continue reading