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  • It is common for a driver arrested on suspicion of DUI in Panama City to ask their lawyer about the possible penalties that may be imposed. A DUI carries serious mandatory penalties that can affect a person's ability to drive, restrict freedom, and cause an immediate and many times shocking increase in auto insurance rates. Before entering a plea of guilty or no contest to DUI, a person ...
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  • In Florida, a Misdemeanor is a criminal offense with maximum possible sentence of up to a year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. Conversely, a Felony is defined as any criminal offense that is pushable by more than a year incarceration and a fine greater than $1,000. Misdemeanors There are two classes of Misdemeanors in Florida. A Second-Degree Misdemeanor is the lowest degree criminal offense ...
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