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Fort Walton Beach DUI Lawyer

Too many individuals fail to take allegations of driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol seriously. If they fail to seek a quality defense attorney to handle their case, they may face wrongful conviction or overly stringent penalties. On the other hand, with the assistance of a skilled criminal Fort Walton Beach DUI defense attorney, you can limit or even eliminate the consequences that you may face. 

At the Florida Criminal Defense Legal Group, certified criminal trial law specialist Stephen G. Cobb provides the highest quality of representation for every client. If you are facing DUI charges, call today at 850-651-6565 to discuss your case. 

DUI penalties in Florida

If you are convicted of a DUI in Florida, you may be facing potentially severe consequences. The following sentence may be issued for a first-time offender:

  • Fine up to $1,000
  • Up to one year of probation
  • Up to six months in jail
  • Suspension of your driver’s license for up to one year.
  • Impoundment of your vehicle for ten days.
  • Ignition interlock device on your vehicle for up to six months.
  • Up to 50 hours community service.
  • Alcohol use evaluation and treatment if recommended.

These already serious penalties increase substantially if any of the following are true:

  • You have prior DUI convictions on your record, especially within the past five years.
  • Your blood alcohol content (BAC) was more than .15 percent.
  • You had a minor in the vehicle.
  • You caused a collision that resulted in injury or property damage.

An experienced Fort Walton Beach criminal defense lawyer will investigate the circumstances of your case to build an aggressive defense to fight against your charges or mitigate the penalties if you choose to plead guilty.

Discuss your case with an experienced Fort Walton Beach DUI attorney today

Stephen G. Cobb has extensive experience defending the rights of individuals in Florida who have been charged with DUI. He has a thorough understanding of Florida criminal laws and court procedures, so please do not hesitate to call the Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm at 850-423-0035 to find out how we can assist you in your case.

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“"This is actually one of the best law firms I've had the pleasure of dealing with. They stick with you throughout the entire process, walking you through every step and they know the law! They were able to help me get out of a situation that had occurred because of a technicality and was very knowledgeable in the process. I would recommend them to anyone."”

James S.

“"Such a great service to go through when dealing with any legal matter! Mr. Cobb is very knowledgable and will take the time to understand and communicate with you in a timely manner."”

Dreeana A.

“"Everything was great and smooth working with Mr. Cobb. He was fast and efficient and answered any questions I had."”

Joshua T.

“"I would recommend Attorney Cobb to others. I would describe him as an honest and straightforward lawyer. All my concerns were addressed."”

Crystal H.

“"He was excellent, he did everything without me having to do much especially not living close. I hired him and told him everything and he did it all and it was a great experience. The legal assistant that works there was also amazing."”

Joseph S.

“"It was as clean of a process as it could have been for me. He handled everything for me because I live out of state and made it so simple and easy. He was great and thorough and I hardly had to do anything."”

William S.

“"If you can hire Stephen as your attorney then definitely do that. He talked openly and gave me assurance and even his legal assistant that works there is amazing. I never had any problems or trouble with them."”

Lonnie M.

“"I have used other lawyers in the past. I was facing years but left court with probation and a suspended sentence. Thank you and god bless you."”

Jason

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