Don’t panic, but you need to take control and act quickly.
First things first - to avoid catastrophic consequences of your DUI charge to your career and professional license, you really should contact a DUI defense attorney with a great reputation right away.
A good lawyer can help mitigate the damage and stress of the DUI charges. Depending on your professional license (doctor, dentist, nursing, teaching, etc. - there may be certain time limits on when you need to report your charges or need to reach out to, or respond to, your professional board.
If you'd like to learn more about how DUI's affect professional license in Florida, visit our blog: "How to Protect Your Professional License and Yourself when Charged with DUI in Florida".