Each May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and countless private safety organizations and motorcycle clubs observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. While riders here in Florida get to use their bikes year-round, May is when other parts of the country start to thaw and riders start to get back out on the roads.
The Importance of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month...Read More
What Happens if You Miss a Hearing in Your Criminal Case?
If you have been arrested for a crime and have been released either on bail or on your own recognizance, you will need to appear in court for the hearings scheduled in your case. In a typical trial, there will be several hearings at which your presence will be required. It is critically important that you show up for each of these...Read More
As a North Florida DUI attorney, I get asked this question all of the time. The short answer is: No, you cannot trick a Breathalyzer. There are several myths out there, but no method has been proven to prevent a Breathalyzer from reading your true blood alcohol content (BAC).
MYTH 1: Blow Lightly
Many people think that blowing lightly will defeat the Breathalyzer. The reasoning seems to be...Read More
If you’re like most people, seeing flashing blue lights in the rearview mirror gives you a sinking feeling and sweaty palms. No one wants to get in trouble with the police, and the thought of having a ticket on your record can be extremely stressful. How much money will I have to pay? How will this affect my license? Will having a ticket keep me from getting a job?
These are the types of...Read More
Beginning in the summer of 2015, counties throughout Florida will be providing access to their court documents online. Once the documents are published, members of the public will be able to review records of most criminal and civil cases anonymously, without the need to make a trip to the courthouse.
Some counties – like Duval County, where The Armstrong Law Group, P.A. is located – have...Read More
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Each year since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has used this month as a time to raise awareness about the risks and treatment options available for alcoholism and excessive use of alcohol. At The Armstrong Law Group, P.A., we are proud to help promote this extremely important cause.
This Year’s Theme
NCADD picks one...Read More