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Do I have a right to an attorney when I am stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test in Florida?

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do I have a right to an attorney when I am stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test in Florida?

Generally speaking, the answer to that is no. You're not entitled to an attorney during a DUI investigation. However, I always tell my clients, friends, and loved ones never to talk to the officer or submit to any field sobriety exercises or tests without first consulting with an attorney.

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Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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