Defending West Palm Beach-area clients against criminal prosecution

Throughout Florida, law enforcement officials have been expanding efforts to crack down on drunk driving offenses. Being convicted of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated can have serious consequences, including loss of license, higher insurance costs, heavy fines and jail time.

Committed to helping clients

DUI/ DWI attorney Scott Berry understands that good people can make mistakes. He strives to satisfy his clients’ emotional, financial and legal needs by zealously representing your interests at every turn. Scott is knowledgeable about complex Florida DUI laws, and he analyzes every aspect of your case — from the initial traffic stop to breathalyzer tests — to build your defense. He knows what the prosecution needs to get a conviction, and he challenges the evidence against you with the skill he has developed throughout his career.  DUI attorney Scott Berry works hard to make sure that you get the respect you deserve and the results you desire.

What to do if you are stopped

If you have been pulled over by the police, there are several ways that you can help yourself.

1.    Remain calm.  Police officers can interpret nervousness in your voice as a sign that you are hiding something or are intoxicated. Whether you have consumed alcohol or not, remaining calm is a good way to ensure that police officers do not question your sobriety
2.    Always have a clean center console or glove box. Fumbling through these compartments to find your registration or insurance can be misinterpreted as intoxication. Keeping the glove box or center console neat and clean allows you to swiftly grab your identification and present it to a police officer.
3.    Do not consent to a search of the car.  Any evidence found in your car could be used to support a DUI conviction, so do not allow the officer to perform a search.

4.    Contact a DUI/DWI attorney immediately.
Click here to read the Florida DUI Statute

Contact Scott Berry Law, P.A. today for a consultation

If you have been arrested for DUI/DWI, you need a qualified defense attorney who has the knowledge and experience to help you win. Call Scott Berry Law, P.A. today at 561-370-7420 or contact Scott Berry online to set up a consultation.

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