Defense for females charged with DUI in Fort Lauderdale
Though statistics indicate that many more men are charged with DUI than women, there are still many women each year in Florida who are convicted of drunk driving, and that number is on the rise. If you are a woman who has been charged with drunk driving, it is in your best interest to speak with a Fort Lauderdale DUI attorney who has experience handling female DUI cases.
Because women have different body compositions, lung capacity, alcohol absorption rates and body-water content levels as compared to men, breathalyzer tests are often inaccurate. This is because the device law enforcement agents use to detect breath alcohol levels, the Intoxilyzer 8000, works based on the science of the anatomy of the average male. Women are also different than men in the way they react to alcohol and in the way they deal with the stress that comes along with a DUI arrest. We at the Law Office of Lloyd H. Golburgh, P.A. understand these differences between men and women and tailor our defense and our communication accordingly.
Female DUI Attorney in Fort Lauderdale
If you are charged with DUI, you could face the following penalties if you are convicted:
- Up to six months in jail
- Between $500.00 – $1,000.00 in fines
- 50 hours minimum community service (or additional fines)
- 1 year of probation
- A 30 to 90-day vehicle immobilization
These consequences can be enhanced if you have prior DUI convictions on your record. Multiple DUI charges generally result in longer time spent in jail and higher fines. You may also be required to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle.
Don't leave your rights and freedom in the hands of chance or inexperience. I have the knowledge and drive necessary to give you the best possible chance at a favorable outcome in your case. Contact Fort Lauderdale DUI Attorney Lloyd H. Golburgh today if you are a woman facing drunk driving charges.