If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Ocala, Florida, it is essential to be well-prepared for your initial consultation with a DUI lawyer. Jason Melton is an experienced DUI attorney who is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Middle District and the Southern District of Florida, the 11th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, the Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Florida Justice Association.
He is also a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and a law graduate from the Catholic University of America School of Law, Columbus, in Washington. It is important to note that you only have 10 days from the date of your arrest for DUI in Florida to request an administrative hearing on your driver's license. If you are found guilty of another DUI in the future, the penalties for a multiple DUI charge are much more severe. The Marion County DUI attorneys at Whittel & Melton are a full-service law firm that specializes in DUI defense and can help you present your case in the best possible way to reduce or eliminate the consequences of your DUI charge whenever possible.
Before aggressively defending those accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, Jason Melton was a Florida State Attorney in and for Miami-Dade County. He is familiar with Florida DUI laws and can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. An arrest for drunk driving in Florida is a serious crime that can have a devastating impact on many different areas of your life. At your initial consultation with Jason Melton, he will collect all the details of your case and work with you to help you understand the law as it applies to your DUI in Florida.
He will also help you protect your rights and avoid a criminal conviction and its consequences. If necessary, he can also file an appeal to help you retain your driving privileges.