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Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Most Common Car Accident Injuries

After you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle accident, you should seek medical treatment at once. Just because you feel “fine” at the time does not mean you have not suffered a very serious injury. Sometimes, trauma symptoms take hours, days or even weeks to make an appearance. Here are just some of the most common types of car [...]

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How Can an Attorney Help: Drug Crimes

How Can an Attorney Help: Drug Crimes

A drug charge is a very serious crime that can have a very negative impact on your life. Even if you are only facing a misdemeanor, you could still be at risk of jail time, probation, and expensive fines. Hiring an experienced and dedicated attorney is the best way to fight for your freedom and to keep your record clean. Learn why hiring an attorne [...]

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What is Suppressing Evidence?

What is Suppressing Evidence?

When preparing for your trial, your attorney will closely review your case files, including your police report. While reviewing the facts, your attorney may notice that some of the evidence against you was obtained as a result of illegal or unconstitutional police activity. If this is the case, then your attorney may file motion to suppress the evi [...]

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The 9 Stages of a Standard Criminal Case

The 9 Stages of a Standard Criminal Case

After you have been arrested, a person wonders what happens next in the criminal justice system. While each case is different, most criminal cases follow the same due process. Many cases do not make it to trial because of plea bargains, motions to dismiss and other elements. However, if a case does make it to trial, it will follow steps similar to [...]

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What Is the Stop and Frisk Law?

What Is the Stop and Frisk Law?

Stopping and detaining suspects in public are two of the many tools used by police to catch criminals. This is why Florida has what is known as the “Stop and Frisk” law. It allows law enforcement to question and search individuals who they suspect of committing a crime. While controversy surrounds this law, it is vital to understand how it work [...]

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Am I Liable if Someone Else Gets In an Accident With My Car?

Am I Liable if Someone Else Gets In an Accident With My Car?

We all do it—your sister needs to make a trip to the grocery store, a friend needs to run an errand—but they need to borrow your car. Seems harmless right? After all, they are responsible, licensed drivers and would never get into an accident. Think again! Accidents happen, regardless of how responsible we might be, but if you lend your car to [...]

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What Are the Statutes of Limitations for Criminal Cases?

Statute of Limitations Florida Criminal Law

Statutes of limitations can be either federal or state laws that place a restriction on the amount of time that can pass between a crime being committed and a person being charged with that crime. Once the allotted time has passed, charges cannot be brought against the person accused of committing the crime. Generally, the time limit starts on the [...]

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How Do I View My Criminal Record?

How Do I View My Criminal Record?

Any individual who has ever been arrested or convicted has some sort of criminal record. This record is publicly available and may include anything from felonies to simple traffic violations. If you have been arrested or convicted and have a criminal record, it is important to know what is listed on your record. This is important because you will w [...]

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Could I Get a DUI While Riding a Bicycle?

Can You Get a DUI On a Bicycle in Florida?

When you think of someone being charged for driving under the influence (DUI), you probably imagine them behind the wheel of a car. However, under Florida law, a person may be charged with DUI even if they are not driving a car. In fact, any mode of transportation that uses public streets is considered a vehicle, and “driving” includes operatin [...]

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How Do I Reach a Plea Bargain?

How Do I Reach a Plea Bargain?

Criminal cases are settled with plea bargains each day. For less serious criminal matters, plea bargaining can be a good option for defendants who want to avoid the uncertainty of going to trial and save time and money in the process. What is a Plea Bargain? A plea bargain, also known as a plea deal or plea agreement, is an agreement between the de [...]

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