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Aggressive Defense for DUI Charges

Out-of-State DUI Offenses

Arrested for DUI while visiting St. Augustine, Florida?

Whatever the reason, if you find yourself under arrest while vacationing in St. Johns County from out of state, there is a bewildering set of laws that could apply to your case. At Taylor & Taylor Attorneys, our legal advocates are well-versed in these laws. More than that, we understand your legally protected rights, and we know how to find winning DUI defenses. We know what is at stake for you. We are ready to put more than four decades of defense experience into your case. Don't hesitate to find out how our St. Augustine DUI defense lawyers can help you out of this stressful situation.

Contact our office today at (904) 204-6499 to schedule your free initial consultation!

The Consequences of an Out-of-State DUI in Florida

Florida is member state of the Non-Resident Violator Compact (NRVC) and the Driver License Compact (DLC). This means your driving record is shared among most states. If you are ticketed in Florida, all member states will be made aware of it. So if your license is suspended in Florida, it could be suspended in your state as well. It works the other way around too; if your license has been suspended in a member state, Florida will uphold that same suspension.

  • Do you have any prior DUI convictions? - If the conviction was in another member state, then the Florida DMV will know about it, and your license would be suspended as if you had committed a repeat DUI offense in Florida, not a first time DUI.
  • Did you refuse to take a breath or blood test? - Then your license could be suspended for a year across all member states. If you have previously refused a DUI test in a member state and you then refuse chemical tests in Florida, you could face up to one year of license suspension for a first offense.

To Sum Up

In brief, if you are arrested for drunk driving in Florida, then you could face license penalties in Florida and all member states, including your home state, and then you would also face Florida's criminal penalties for a DUI offense. Find out if your state is a member of the NRVC or DLC, or you can talk to a St. Augustine DUI lawyer directly about the consequences of your out-of-state DUI arrest.

Find Skilled Advocacy with Our St. Augustine DUI Attorneys

Our St. Augustine criminal lawyers have more than 78 years of collective experience, emphatically defending the rights of the accused. Our focus and skill have enabled us to secure a significant rate of not guilty verdicts. From start to finish, we are prepared to help you. We can take immediate action to save your license in a Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) hearing, and we can mount a powerful defense against the far-reaching penalties of a Florida DUI. You can trust your out-of-state DUI case to our legal team.

Call us today at (904) 204-6499 to contact Taylor & Taylor Attorneys today!

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    “I would like to thank Brad Waldrop for his representation in my Community Control violation case. I was facing 48 months in Florida State Prison in Flagler and Saint Johns County. From the moment I first called and Spoke to Mr. Waldrop to the end of my case he remained professional,knowledgeable and encouraging. Mr. Waldrop responded to all of my e-mails in a timely manner even when he was on vacation this man answered my questions via e-mail. The final outcome of my case ended up with a reinstatement of Community Control in both Flagler and Saint Johns County. I never thought that I would be able to avoid prison as I was charged with Aggravated Stalking which carries a mandatory prison sentence. Mr. Waldrop in my opinion is an excellent Attorney and I would recommend him to anyone seeking legal aid. Thank you Brad for representing me and getting the job done!!”

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What Sets Taylor & Taylor Attorneys Apart?

  • Over 78 Years of Combined Experience
  • Federal and State Cases Defended
  • Hundreds of Cases Tried Since 1978
  • Qualified to Handle Death Penalty Cases
  • Aggressive and Result-Driven Representation
  • Thorough and Compassionate Guidance and Legal Advice