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DUI Ignition Interlock in Florida, All about DUI’s?

“Make no mistake there is always money attached to legislation that moves toward expanding or developing or implementing any device”, says Don Pumphrey, Jr., Owner and Founder of the Pumphrey Law Firm located in Florida’s Capital City, Tallahassee. This is a campaign that’s being pushed for mere safety?  One random company touts preventing over 4 million […]

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How the “Internet of Things” Could Become a Liability

James Bates of Bentonville, Arkansas claims he woke up on November 22, 2015 to find his friend, Victor Collins, dead in his hot tub.[1]  At about 9:30AM Bates called 911 to report that he found the body after a night of heavy drinking with Collins and another friend.[2]  Bates claims to have no memory of […]

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High School: Another Day, Another Temptation

Author: Lourdes Valenzuela: : Leon High School senior and Pumphrey Law Firm intern The average age for a first alcoholic drink in the United States is 13 years old. One may be thinking: “Why so young?” As a senior at Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida, I will attempt to answer that troubling question. For a […]

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The Pre-Arrest Right to Remain Silent under the Florida Constitution

If you are under investigation for a criminal charge, it is important to seek out the services of a qualified criminal defense attorney before you make a statement or answer any questions. Both the United States Constitution and the Florida Constitution provide important protections against self-incrimination. The Florida Supreme Court recently decided on May 5, […]

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“But I Think I am Guilty”: Why Hire a DUI Defense Attorney Even When You Think You’re Guilty

  An arrest for drunk driving or driving under the influence (DUI) can be a traumatizing experience. After a drink or two at the Florida State Seminoles’ game, the company end-of-year party, or other social gathering, it is possible to “feel fine” or “not feel drunk” and still be arrested for DUI. If you are […]

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Choosing the Right Attorney for your Florida DUI Charge

As I tell juries during jury selection, the arrest decision for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is very unique.  It’s one of the few crimes where a citizen can be arrested and seized based solely on the opinion of a police officer.  A little known fact is that the demand for a breath sample is […]

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