If you are accused of a DUI in DeLand you need an experienced DeLand DUI attorney. Attorney Kevin J. Pitts is an experienced DUI attorney and former Volusia County DUI prosecutor. Mr. Pitts also has completed the breath test operator curriculum required to operate the intoxilyzer 8000 in Florida. This gives Mr. Pitts unique insight into how the only breath test machine used in Florida works. A DUI case in DeLand is actually two cases. If you are arrested for a DUI you must act quickly. The first thing that must be addressed is the administrative license suspension. On a first DUI it is possible to be immediately eligible for a hardship by waiving your formal review hearing. You should speak with DeLand DUI lawyer Kevin J. Pitts before you decide if you want to waive your formal review hearing. If action is not taken within 10 days your license could be suspended. In breath test cases that can result in a suspension without a hardship for the first 30 days of a 180 day suspension. A refusal of the breath test can result in no driving for the first 90 days of a 12 month suspension. If proper steps are taken the 30 days or 90 days without a hardship can be avoided on a first DUI. The criminal case typically moves a little slower with the first court date occurring around 30 days after arrest. A DUI defense attorney can keep you out of court while they fight your case. Generally local clients will only need to go to one court date unless the case is set for trial. If you are arrested for a DUI in DeLand or the surrounding area contact DeLand DUI attorney Kevin J. Pitts today. The initial consultation is always free. Call 386-451-5112 today to get started defending your case.
Most DUI cases in DeLand are misdemeanors. Common misdemeanor DUI cases in DeLand include: First DUI, Second DUI within 5 years, Second DUI outside of 5 years, Third DUI outside of 10 years, DUI property damage, and a DUI refusal or DUI with a breath alcohol content over .15% for any of the above listed DUI types. A Deland DUI case can become a felony if it is a third DUI with a prior within 10 years, DUI with serious bodily injury, DUI with a death or a fourth DUI. Attorney Kevin J. Pitts understands how to defend misdemeanor and felony DUI cases. The initial consultation is always free. Call 386-451-5112 today to set up an initial consultation.