The biggest question after a DUI, aside from whether or not you may face jail time, is if you will lose your driver’s license. While an arrest does not necessarily mean you will lose your license automatically, a conviction may carry more harsh penalties including, but not limited to, fines, jail time, impoundment of vehicles, and revocation of driver’s license.
In this brief article, a DUI defense attorney in Tampa with The Rickman Law Firm discusses whether a DUI will result in a loss of driver’s license privileges in the state of Florida.
According to the State of Florida, the following periods apply for driver license revocation for DUI:
You can find the complete statutory language in sections 322.271 and 322.28, Florida Statutes.
It is important to remember that in the State of Florida, a conviction of a DUI will remain on your record for 75 years. In addition to losing your license, you might face steep fines, jail time, and a stigma that will impact your relationships and business prospects.
A Tampa DUI attorney with The Rickman Law Firm can help. We will help you file for a hardship license and will defend your case every step of the way.
For a free consultation with a DUI attorney in Tampa, please contact The Rickman Law Firm today.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.