How Much Does a DUI Cost?

Looking for a lawyer is not that much different from finding a medical doctor, another type of professional. Taking the time to find a doctor for a surgical procedure is very important and you do not want just anybody doing it. Finding a lawyer is just as important when you are involved in with a DUI case. You need an experienced Florida DUI lawyer that has dealt with the ins and outs of having this type of charge. There will be many different agencies involved in your case and he needs to know how to deal with them not only in a legal manner but a professional one as well.

The lawyer should be able to tell you up front what his fees and the other court fees should be. Even though you may think his fees are high, watch out for ones that are offering their services for a price that under cuts the rest. Even though the price might be lower the knowledge may leave something to be desired.

This type of case is different from divorces or other types of courtroom cases. The price should not change the longer the trial lingers. There should be a flat fee that covers all of the lawyer fees including; DUI hearings, court hearings and a jury trial.

Whether a trial is needed should be based on the evidence in the case not on whether you can afford it or not and that is why it should be included in the price the lawyer quotes you. A trial should not cost you extra because you need to plead your case.

If you are looking for the cheapest lawyer around, you are not making the best use of your time. You should be looking for an  DUI defense lawyer in Orlando that is confident with their ability to defend DUI cases. Once you find a lawyer they should be ones that stick with you; no matter what and no matter how many hours it takes. A good lawyer will spend as much time in court as needed and will do everything they can to defend your case. The more experienced they are, the better they will be at the DMV hearing as well as working to get your license suspension sentence overturned. You pay them and they work for you, so it is very important that you do your research and find the right attorney that will give you the most help for your money. Your freedom could very well depend on it.

Recent Criminal
Case Results

Grand Theft ($300-$5000)

Nolle Prosequi-Case Dropped

CT-Driving Under the Influence Car (M1)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

Unlawful Speeding

Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwell/Struct/Veh; Child Abuse; Criminal Mischief; Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

Attach Tag/Lic Plate To Unassigned Vehicle (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

DUI with Minor In Car or BAL of .20 or Higher

Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

Refuse To Submit To DUI Test (M1)

Case Dropped

Battery on Law Enforcement Officer (F3); Disorderly Conduct (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped


Charges Dropped

Scheme to Defraud(F3); Grand Theft(F3)

Motion to Terminate Probation Granted

Unlawful Speed


Failed to Yield at Intersection

Not Guilty

Leave Scene Of A Crash W/Property Damage (M2)

Case Dropped

Motion to Modify and Impose a Withhold of Adjudication


Attempted Burglary of a Conveyance

Charges dropped

Possession of Cannabis (less than 20 grams)

Charges dropped


Reduced to reckless driving

Possession of Alcohol Under the Age of 21

Charges dropped

Driving Under the Influence

Reduced to Reckless Driving

Violation of Probation

Case Dismissed

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