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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Florida on
Q: My uncle and I went to bar and got drunk. Bartender kept giving us beer. Can we sue for crashing while driving home?
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Jason M. Melton Esq. answered on Dec 2, 2010

Your question is basically a question about what are called DRAM SHOP actions. In Florida, a bar could be sued, even by the person who may have been at fault for the accident, for the resultant damages caused by their lack of sobriety if it was caused:

1) by some kind of negligence in...
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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Florida on
Q: I have an out of state warrant for not finishing probation on a dui, can i still get my original ticket number without g
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Jason M. Melton Esq. answered on Dec 2, 2010

You will probably need the help of an attorney's office to get it for you, so that you are not arrested at the clerk's office.

You need to know that warrants are like that girlfriend or boyfriend that you regret dating in high school. At some point, you must confront the warrant and handle...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If I was arrested with BSO, but my jurisdiction was transferred to Dade, who is my arresting agancy?
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Jason M. Melton Esq. answered on Dec 2, 2010

Im curious why you are asking this question. That aside, if you were arrested by BSO, but your case in being handled in Miami-Dade County, the arresting agency is still BSO. The officers from Broward will likely testify in your trial in Miami-Dade and they will still swear to the information... Read more »

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