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    Month: August 2018

    Police Stops: Your Legal Ri...

    Police stops can be tense situations that result in serious legal repercussions when handled poorly. In order to get through these encounters safely, it is important to know what rights you have, and how to exercise them properly. What to Do if You’re Pulled Over Find a safe place to stop: The last thing that you want to do is put your [...]

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    Traffic Stops FL DUI Attorney

    Were Your Rights Violated a...

    Most of the time, the real reason why Florida police officers pull drivers over is not for texting, speeding, running a stop sign, or failing to use a turn signal. In most cases, the traffic stop occurs because the officer suspects that the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Pretextual traffic stops are constitutional, even if the o [...]

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    When Can a Police Officer S...

    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects individuals against unlawful searches and seizures. This protection extends not only to residences, but also to automobiles and a search of your person. However, Supreme Court cases have held that individuals have a lesser expectation of privacy in a motor vehicle than they do in their [...]

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    Florida Traffic Tickets Can Escalate Quickly

    Florida Traffic Tickets Can...

    Traffic tickets are usually the result of a moving or non-moving civil infractions, which are non-criminal traffic offenses. Examples of these types of traffic offenses include speeding, running a stop sign, running a red light, failing to wear a seatbelt, or double parking. These traffic offenses are not punishable by incarceration, but rather pen [...]

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    Signs that Your Rights Were Violated at a Traffic Stop

    Signs that Your Rights Were...

    In many traffic stops, the real reason why police officers pull drivers over is not for texting, speeding, running a stop sign, or failing to use a turn signal. In most cases, the traffic stop occurs because the officer suspects that the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This type of stop is known pretextual stop, and they were d [...]

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