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Definition of the Week: Due Process

Definition of the Week: Due Process

As American citizens, we have the right to life, liberty, property and the pursuit of happiness. These rights cannot be taken away from us by the government or any other entity without due process. This is a fundamental principle on which our country was founded. It is important to understand what the due process is and how it protects your rights. [...]

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What Should I Do if There Is a Warrant out for My Arrest?

What Should I Do if There Is a Warrant out for My Arrest?

If there is a warrant out for your arrest, it needs to be dealt with as soon as possible. Ignoring the issue will only worsen your situation, and possibly lead to further legal troubles. The last thing you will want is the embarrassment of being taken into police custody in public. Follow these steps to deal with your arrest warrant. What is an Arr [...]

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Can I Lose My Assets in a Lawsuit?

Can I Lose My Assets in a Lawsuit?

One of the more stressful parts of being involved in a trial can be the feeling of uncertainty for your future. You may fear that you could lose everything—your reputation, your money, and all of your assets. If you are at risk of losing your belongings, understanding what is considered an asset and what you can do to protect them is essential in [...]

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What Is the Florida Wrongful Death Act?

What Is the Florida Wrongful Death Act?

Losing a loved one is never easy, but when the death was caused by negligent behaviors of another person, your grieving can intensify. While taking legal action is not the first thought on your mind after a loved one’s passing, you should consider speaking with a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. What Is the Florida Wrongful Death Act? [...]

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Help I’m in Jail How Do I Make Bail

Help! I’m in Jail. How Do I ‘Make Bail?’

When a person is arrested and put into jail, the first thing they want to know is “how do I get out?” Most people who are arrested, but have not yet gone to trial, are given the option of posting bail. Bail is a specified amount of cash that is set by the court for that person or their family to pay in order to release the detainee from jail. [...]

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What is Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice?

No one expects to receive medical care that results in serious injury or even death—but each year in the United States alone, over 15,000 medical malpractice claims are filed. You can protect yourself and your loved ones by knowing the common medical malpractice errors, the elements of a medical malpractice claim and whether or not you are entitl [...]

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Know Your Rights: What is Probable Cause

Know Your Rights: What is Probable Cause?

Before the police are allowed to make an arrest, conduct a search or receive a warrant, they must first be able to establish probable cause. However, police sometimes try to intimidate you into letting them search your vehicle or home when they do not actually have probable cause to do so. Do not let the police bully you into an illegal search and [...]

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Assault and Battery: What is the Difference?

Assault and Battery: What is the Difference?

The terms assault and battery are often used interchangeably, but have different meanings in the court of law. While the two are frequently confused, in Florida, assault generally encompasses verbal threats while battery encompasses physical harm. What is Assault? While many people assume that assault is the same thing as battery, the two hold diff [...]

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What are Miranda Rights

What are Miranda Rights?

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights in mind, do you wish to speak to me?”   Many of us know these word [...]

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What Is Double Jeopardy

What Is Double Jeopardy?

Under Federal law, “Double Jeopardy” is a type of defense that prohibits a defendant from being tried twice for the same crime. The Double Jeopardy Clause is part of the Fifth Amendment in the United States Constitution and was ultimately enacted to protect defendants from abuses of state power and to promote the finalization of judgments. Doub [...]

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