Alachua County DUI Lawyer

After a DUI arrest in Alachua County, you have 10 days to request a hearing so your license is not suspended automatically. Suspension comes before a criminal trial- but you’ll also need to be ready to go to court to fight other penalties, including possible jail time. You need to act fast and get a knowledgeable legal advocate on your side.

An Alachua County DUI lawyer with experience is an invaluable ally as you face charges that could change your life. Katz & Phillips, P.A. is a respected DUI defense firm ready to help you fight charges. Call today to speak with a member of our legal team to find out about how we can defend you against charges and to get answers to questions including:

  • Do I need a lawyer after a DUI in Alachua County?
  • What should I look for when choosing an attorney in Alachua County to represent me after a DUI?
  • How can a DUI lawyer help me?

Do I Need An Attorney After a DUI in Alachua County?

Every criminal defendant has a right to an attorney. There is a reason this right exists. Navigating the criminal justice system is complicated. DUI cases have an added layer of complexity because you face both a criminal trial and the administrative suspension of your license.

The stakes are high because most people need to be able to drive, and want to avoid a criminal record so they don’t lose future job and educational opportunities. Katz & Phillips, P.A. knows that many defendants in Alachua County have had their lives changed forever because of a DUI conviction. The goal of our attorneys is to help you fight a guilty verdict or reduce the severity of charges and penalties you face. The sooner you call us and get a legal advocate working for you, the sooner we can start building your defense.

What to Look for When Choosing a DUI Lawyer in Alachua County

When choosing a DUI lawyer, you want a legal professional with a strong background in these types of cases. Your attorney should understand how breathalyzer tests and other DUI chemical tests work. Your lawyer should have knowledge of Florida laws on impaired driving and should have experience with administrative and criminal actions.

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is one of the only law firms in Florida where DUI cases are handled by Board Certified DUI Defense lawyers. Our attorneys are former INTOXILYZER specialists who worked with the State’s Attorney on prosecuting DUI cases. We know how prosecutors think, and have dedicated our careers to helping defendants fight to make it impossible for prosecutors to prove guilt.  When you need a lawyer you can trust who cares about your case, we are here.

How Can an Alachua County DUI Law Firm Help?

Katz & Phillips, P.A. will request a hearing to try to help you keep your license and will ensure you comply with all deadlines for fighting administrative suspension. We’ll help you put together a strong argument for maintaining the right to drive. We’ll help you decide how to plead, and represent you in negotiating a plea deal with the prosecutor or fighting your charges in criminal court.  At every step of your case, we’ll be there to try to make sure you get through the criminal process quickly and with the best outcome possible under the circumstances. Call today to learn more.


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