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DUI2GO.com wants to help you with your DUI defense. We have lots of information on DUI Traffic Stops. First, you see the flashing lights or hear the siren blaring. Immediately, everything in your life changes. Next, your heart begins to race. Then, you feel flush as your blood pressure rises. Finally, every muscle tightens as your mind rushes through this situation. This is just the beginning of the stress of getting a DUI in Florida. Now what’s most important is getting help. So write or better yet call 813.222.2220 and speak to an expert during this difficult time.

The True Cost Of A DUI Charge

A DUI can cost you jobs, opportunities, and money. For instance, many people look at a DUI as a character flaw. A DUI charge is a criminal offense. Furthermore, most commercial drivers cannot have a DUI. In truth, any DUI convictions deny you the privilege of driving. This makes getting to and from work difficult. Actually many companies fire employees convicted of any crime. In addition, auto insurance premiums increase. Moreover, with DUI charges you can lose professional licensure. Similarly, you may even have difficulty going to college. Most college applications ask about criminal convictions. All federal financial aid applications ask about criminal convictions. So choosing the best DUI defense is important.

The Best DUI Defense Attorney For You

You can read a whole article about choosing an attorney. Here are some points to help you find the best lawyer:

Will you speak to an attorney? Yes. Sadly some people will never get to speak to an attorney after hiring some other law firms. All of their dealings are with assistants and paralegals. In contrast, when we are hired, you actually speak with an expert DUI Defense Lawyer. Also, you will have your email answered by an attorney. Call 813.222.2220

Is the lawyer an expert in DUI defense? Driving Under the Influence charges instantly present unique legal issues. You need an attorney who knows what to do and when to do it. If you miss a filing deadline you will be paying the price. One deadline is only 10 days after being arrested.  W.F. “Casey” Ebsary, Jr. has been a DUI Defense attorney for more than 20 years. Casey is a former DUI prosecutor. He knows DUI prosecution methods. So Casey knows the process inside and out. Now, he uses his knowledge so he can better defend DUI charges. Casey Ebsary is an expert in DUI defense. Since 1997, he has been recognized by his peers and The Florida Bar Legal Specialization and Education Department as Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer.

DUI Defense Practice Areas

1st Time DUI Defense
With your 1st charge of DUI, you may feel overwhelmed.
Underage DUI Defense
There is zero tolerance for underage drivers.
Save My License
After the arrest, you have a 10 Day count-down to challenge!
DUI While Visiting Florida
If Florida is not your home, you may have special needs.
DUI Defense On Drugs
You were taking illegal drugs or prescribed medications.
Commercial DUI Defense
Your job is at stake get Expert Commercial DUI Defense
Breath Test Refusal DUI Defense
You refused your breathalyzer test. Now what?
Breath Test Results Over 0.08
Even with over the 0.08 legal limit you can still fight.
2nd Time DUI or More
This is not your first rodeo. You need special help now.

FACT: Driving Under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages, Chemical Substances or Controlled Substances Can Be Proven Two Ways. 316.193, F.S.

Under Florida law, D.U.I. is proven by

1. impairment of normal faculties or
2. unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above.

The penalties upon conviction are the same, regardless of the manner in which the offense is proven. Source: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Casey can be reached in Florida at (813) 222-2220

Former D.U.I. Prosecutor. Represents clients of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, and Polk Counties. Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law. AV Rated by Lawyers.com (this is the highest rating). Licensed in Florida, Middle District, 11th Circuit. Law Office of W.F. ”Casey” Ebsary Jr Conveniently Located: Tampa, Florida, Tampa, FL 33606. Call (813) 222-2220 for a free case evaluation.

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Legal Terms Glossary

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Abstract of JudgmentAccessoryAcquittalAdjudicationActionAffidavitAffirmedAppealArraignmentArrestAssaultAsset Forfeiture (or attachment)Assistant U.S. Attorney, AUSA

Abstract of Judgment

A certification from the U.S. District Court clerk that a judgment of restitution was entered against the defendant owing to the victim. If the defendant inherits, owns, or sells real property or holdings, these assets can then be attached at the state and local levels as well.

Accessory

One who incites, aids, or abets a lawbreaker in the commission of a crime but is not present at the time of the crime. Also called accessory before the fact. One who aids a criminal after the commission of a crime, but was not present at the time of the crime. Also called accessory after the fact.

Acquittal

A legal finding that the criminal defendant has not been proven guilty of the charge beyond a reasonable doubt.

Action

Includes all court proceedings, adjudication, and denial or enforcement by the court.

Adjudication

The considered decision or sensible conclusion of the court.

Affidavit

A formal, written, notarized, statement of facts, with a specific format that has been sworn to and signed by a deponent.

Affirmed

Solemnly declare that certain statements are true: confirm a lower court’s decision on appeal.

Appeal

Ask the higher court to reverse the decision of a trial court after final judgment or other legal rulings.

Arraignment

Criminal proceeding where the defendant enters a plea.

Assault

An act which causes the victim to believe they are about to have physical harm. In Florida, assault a second-degree misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine. Florida Statute Title XLVI Chapter 784 § 011(1) reads “intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so, and doing some act which creates a well-founded fear in such other person that such violence is imminent.”

Asset Forfeiture (or Attachment or Asset Seizure)

Confiscation of assets by the state. Typically applies to alleged proceeds or instruments of crime.

Assistant U.S. Attorney, AUSA

Prosecuting Attorney under the supervision of the Chief Federal Prosecutors (United States Attornies)

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Bail Bond, BankruptBond

Bail Bond

An assurance, usually backed by money, that a defendant will come to court as required if released from jail before trial.

Bankrupt

Being declared unable to pay one’s debts.

Bond

Another word used for bail in the criminal justice system.

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Capital OffenseCapital PunishmentCaseChargeCivil ForfeitureCivil LawyerClerk of the CourtComplaintConcealed Weapon, CCWContinuanceContrabandConvictionCriminal Lawyer

Capital Offense

A crime so serious that capital punishment is considered appropriate.

Capital Punishment

The penalty of death for the commission of a crime.

Case

Any proceeding, action, cause, or lawsuit initiated through the court system by filing a complaint, petition, information, or indictment.

Charge

A formal, written accusation that a person violated a law.

Civil Forfeiture

The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.

Civil Lawyer

A lawyer who litigates relating to the rights of private individuals and legal proceedings concerning these rights as distinguished from criminal, military, or international regulations or proceedings.

Clerk of the Court

An officer of the court who is in charge of the court’s administrative work.

Complaint

A formal accusation to the court that a person violated a law.

Concealed Weapon, CCW

A concealed weapon. Dangerous weapons so carried on the person as to be knowingly or willfully concealed from sight, This practice is forbidden by statute.

Continuance

A postponement, for good cause, of a scheduled court event.

Contraband

Prohibited or excluded by law or treaty; forbidden; as, contraband goods, or trade.

Conviction

A judgment of guilt against a criminal defendant.

Criminal Lawyer

A lawyer that deals with crimes and their punishments.

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DamagesDefendantDefense AttorneyDeponent, DepositionDismissalDisorderly ConductDocketDrunk Driving, D.U.I., DWI

Damages

The monetary compensation recovered in the courts by a person who has suffered a loss to his or her person, property, or rights through the unlawful act or negligence of another.

Defendant

A person formally accused of violating a law.

Defense Attorney

A lawyer who legally represents the interests of a defendant.

Deponent

Someone who testifies in writing: party making an affidavit.

Deposition

An oral statement made by a person before an officer authorized by the court to administer oaths.

Dismissal

The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing.

Disorderly Conduct

An offense involving disturbance of the public peace and decency.

Docket

A list of cases on the court’s calendar.

Drunk Driving, D.U.I., DWI

Driving under the influence (of drugs or alcohol).

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EmbezzlementEntrapmentEvidenceExtradition

Embezzlement

The fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else. Larceny denotes a taking, by fraud or stealth, from another’s possession; embezzlement denotes an appropriation, by fraud or stealth, of property already in the wrongdoer’s possession.

Entrapment

A method of catching in a trap. To lure into performing a previously or otherwise uncontemplated illegal act.

Evidence

The documentary or oral statements and the material objects admissible as testimony in a court of law.

Extradition

The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.

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FelonyFelony FirearmFinancial Litigation UnitFraud

Felony

A serious crime.

Felony Firearm

A serious crime committed with a weapon, especially a pistol or a rifle, capable of firing a projectile and using an explosive charge as a propellant.

Financial Litigation Unit

A division of the civil section in the U.S. Attorney’s Office responsible for the collection of fines and restitution.

Fraud

Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.

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Grand JuryGuilty

Grand Jury

A panel of citizens who hear evidence collected by the prosecutor or his or her agent and then decide whether the evidence is sufficient to believe that a defendant violated a certain law and that the defendant should be formally charged.

Guilty

The decision of the court or jury in a criminal trial when the evidence shows “beyond a reasonable doubt” the defendant committed the crime.

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Hearing

Hearing

A formal proceeding about agreed upon or determined legal issues.

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IndictmentInformation

Indictment

The grand jury’s formal, written accusation stating the defendant should be tried. An indictment is also called a True Bill.

Information

The prosecutor’s formal written accusation charging a particular crime.

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JurisdictionJury

Jurisdiction

The authority of a court to hear and decide a case.

Jury

A group of citizens sworn to listen to evidence and declare the truth; guilty, not guilty, liable, not liable.

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LarcenyLien

Larceny

The taking and carrying away of another’s personal property without the consent of the owner; theft.

Lien

The right to keep ownership of a property until a debt is paid.

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Motion

Motion

A written application to the court requesting an order or a ruling in favor of the applicant.

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No True Bill (also called a No Bill)Not Guilty

No True Bill (Also Called a No Bill)

Dismissal of charges against a defendant when there is not enough evidence to go to trial.

Not Guilty

The decision of the court or jury in a criminal trial when the evidence does not show “beyond a reasonable doubt” the defendant committed the crime.

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Order

Order

A written direction of the court.

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PleaPlea AgreementPre-Sentence Investigation ReportPretrial ConferencePretrial InterviewProbable CauseProbation, Probation Officer, PO

Plea

The defendant’s answer (guilty or not guilty) in response to an alleged charge.

Plea Agreement

An arrangement where the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for some concession from the prosecutor. Also called a Plea Bargain.

Pre-Sentence Investigation Report

A formal, written report prepared by the Probation Department. It is always presented before the sentencing hearing. This report provides the judge with information about the defendant and the victim. The information includes the defendant’s background and the conviction. And it provides information about the emotional, financial, or physical impact the crime had on the victim.

Pretrial Conference

An informal meeting between the prosecutor and the defense attorney to clarify issues and, where applicable, to attempt to work out a settlement before any further court filings and proceedings.

Pretrial Interview

An informal discussion, before the trial, between the prosecutor or the defense attorney and witnesses to discuss their knowledge of the crime.

Probable Cause

A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.

Probation

A period of supervision by the court and a probation officer that allows the defendant to live in a community.

Probation Officer, P.O.

An officer who ensures that the defendant obeys all conditions of probation.

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RemandRestitution

Remand

A legal ruling by a higher court to send a case back to the lower court for further action.

Restitution

The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by their criminal activities.

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SentenceStatute of LimitationsSubpoenaSummons

Sentence

The length and conditions of punishment ordered by the court if the defendant is found guilty or pleads guilty.

Statute of Limitations

The specified period during which a civil action or criminal charge can be made.

Subpoena

A written command for a person to appear at a certain place and time to give evidence in court about a crime or other legal matter. Also called a summons.

Summons

Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.

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TestifyTestimonyTrialTrue Bill

Testify

To answer questions under oath in a legal proceeding.

Testimony

Evidence or a formal written or spoken statement.

Trial

A court proceeding in which testimony is presented to a judge or jury to determine whether the defendant is guilty of committing a crime.

True Bill

Another word for indictment.

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VenueVictimVictim Impact StatementVictim/Witness Coordinator

Venue

The place where the trial will be held (normally in the district in which the offense was committed).

Victim

A person who has physically, financially, or emotionally suffered from the commission of a crime by another.

Victim Impact Statement

A written or spoken statement supplied by the victim or representative to the court before sentencing. It details the physical, emotional, and financial impact of the crime on that victim.

Victim/Witness Coordinator

A person who provides information about the justice process to victims and witnesses of crime.

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White-Collar CrimeWitness

White-Collar Crime

A nonviolent criminal act involving deceit, concealment, subterfuge, or other fraudulent activity.

Witness

A person who has knowledge of a crime and provides that information to law enforcement officials.

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