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Out of State DUI Lawyer in Sarasota

Handling DUI Charges for Out of State Visitors

If you’ve been enjoying a visit to our local area and have found yourself under arrest for drunk driving, you may not know what to do. Your legal options do depend on a number of factors, and DUI charges for out of state visitors can be much more complex than they are for people who are residents of Florida. If you find yourself in this situation, it is vital that you contact a local lawyer for help. At The Miller Law Firm, P.A., our attorney, Scott Miller, has the experience, knowledge, and insights to assist you. Having practiced law since 1997, he understands these complex charges and will work hard to protect your future and your driving privileges.

Call the firm at (941) 275-2489 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

Most states have a Driver's License Compact, also known as the Interstate Driver's License Compact, in which they agree to share driver’s information regarding DUI charges and other traffic violations. This means that if you live in one state, but are arrested to drunk driving in another, authorities in your home state will be informed about your arrest.

If you are convicted, you could face the criminal penalties of the state in which you were arrested in, and not your home state’s laws. However, after you have served your sentence from the state you were arrested in, you may face additional punishment from your home state’s laws. These penalties can include:

  • Additional jail time
  • Additional fines and court costs
  • License suspension or revocation
  • Mandatory enrollment in an alcohol or driving course
  • Installation of an ignition interlock devices, at your expense

Aggressively Protecting Your Rights

If you are a visitor to Florida who has been pulled over or arrested for DUI, trust in The Miller Law Firm, P.A. to fight to protect your rights, future, and freedom. It is not in your best interest to face these charges on your own, as a conviction can lead to jail time far away from your home state and an inability to drive once you are back home.

We encourage you to contact the firm and discuss your charges as soon as possible. Our attorney will work closely with you and keep you informed of your options throughout the legal process. Call (941) 275-2489 now.


Hear From Our Happy Clients

At The Miller Law Firm, P.A., your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "I highly recommend him."
    Mr. Miller called me back the same day and took the time to listen to my issue. He advised me accordingly and in a way I understood for the best outcome. Very thankful he was there to help. I highly recommend him.
    - Leanne L.
    "Scott Miller and Holly are the best!"
    Five-Star service from start to finish.
    - Marlene V.
    "Mr. Miller was extremely knowledgeable, able, and professional."
    He was a nice guy and a pleasure to work with!!!
    - Vincent G.
    "They never gave up."
    Not only was he able to quickly get a solution reached, but communication was consistent/efficient, and professional.
    - Jin H.
    "Scott was kind and straightforward."
    This is the place to come for help.
    - Andrea C.
    "If you need a great attorney give Scott a call and have him represent you! You will not regret it!"
    Scott is such a great guy ! His love for his clients is genuine and with that being said he is an amazing fighter as well ! The prosecutor was trying to give me 9 month's and Scott would not accept that deal ! He kept fighting and pushing for a better deal and he got four month's knocked off and also got me ann extra month of time served credit towards my Sarasota case , He was also nice enough to drive an hour away to represent me in my Port Charlotte case as well , Another important thing that i want to mention is that when you call him he will call you back that same day that means alot to not only me but my family who was worried about my situation , Alot of these attorneys do not do that because all they cared about was getting your money , If you need a great attorney give Scott a call and have him represent you ! You will not regret it !
    - Robert B.
    "I'm very pleased with the outcome!"
    Scott was quick and settled the case in an unbelievable amount of time.
    - Julie K.
    "Not only did he get the outcome I wanted, but he also did it quickly and efficiently."
    He is well respected and will fight to see justice served.
    - Lyle T.


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