If you are arrested for a DUI in Orange County Florida (including Orlando Florida DUI arrests) you might be eligible for a DUI pretrial diversion. Not all Orange County DUI cases qualify for a DUI diversion but an experienced Orange County DUI attorney can help increase your odds of getting the best possible result. The sanctions for an Orlando DUI pretrial diversion include a DUI Level l School, Victim Impact Class through MADD, 10 day Vehicle Impoundment/lmmobilization, $500 monetary contribution, Law Enforcement Investigative Costs (includes drug alcohol testing at time of arrest), Random observed urine screens (no cost for on-
Orange County Diversion For DUIs: BAL of .159 or less, no refusals, no crash/accident, no minors in the car, no prior arrests for DUIor similar chargeThe Orange County DUI diversion is a 12 month program with an estimated cost of $637. Individuals are required to report once a month and must perform 50 hours of community service or pay a $500 buyout fee along with a DUI level 1 class and a Victims Impact class with MADD. A $50 processing fee is assessed and $6-
If your case is not approved for an Orange County DUI diversion you still have many options. An Experienced Orange County DUI lawyer can find issues that could have your case reconsidered for diversion. An Orlando DUI attorney can also fight your case and might be able to get the state to reduce the charge. An experienced DUI attorney can file motions to suppress evidence and if the initial stop is suppressed the evidence in your case would be reduced to a point that the state would no longer be able to successfully prosecute your case for DUI. Many counties in Central Florida do not offer diversions for DUI cases. If the state decides to not offer you a diversion your case can still be defended with motion practice and the state would have the burden to prove your case beyond and to the exclusion of a reasonable doubt at trial. If you are arrested for an Orange County DUI contact Orlando DUI attorney Kevin J. Pitts. Kevin J. Pitts handles cases in Orange County, Volusia County, Seminole County, Lake County and other locations on a case by case basis.