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Common White Collar Crimes and Their Penalties

If you’ve ever seen the television show Arrested Development or the movie Wall Street, there’s a good chance you understand a little bit about white collar crime. Simply put, white collar crime is crime that occurs in business dealings. These crimes seem victimless to some, but often they come at the cost of people’s livelihoods […]

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What’s the Difference between Assault and Aggravated Assault?

Imagine this scenario: you are at a bar with friends and someone gets rowdy. This other patron begins to shove and push you and your friends, and you defend yourself and shove back. Or, you refrain from pushing and shoving but threaten bodily harm to them. The police are called, and you are arrested for […]

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When to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you’ve been accused or charged with a crime, it might seem confusing to know when is the right time to hire a criminal defense attorney. You may be concerned that hiring a defense attorney too soon is an admission of guilt in some way, but that is not the case. In this brief article, […]

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Can You Reduce Drug Trafficking Charges?

If you’re facing drug trafficking charges, mounting a solid defense is your top priority. You may find yourself wondering if part of that defense can be arguing for a reduction in drug trafficking charges to a lesser charge. While that may seem like a good idea, your defense attorney will discuss if it is a […]

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Cyber or Digital Fraud: What To Do If Accused

Cyber or digital crimes are occurring more frequently due to the pandemic. Although you may not have committed a cyber crime, you still might stand accused if your device was used to commit crime or if the actions can be traced to any of your accounts. In this brief article, a fraud defense lawyer in […]

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How Florida’s 10-20-Life Rule Affects Robbery Cases

If you’ve been accused of robbery, it is likely that you are under an immense amount of stress and pressure. Robbery is a serious charge, and with newer rules in the State of Florida, you may find yourself wondering how your case might be different from older cases in the past. In this brief article, […]

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Understanding No-Contact Orders in Domestic Violence Cases

Being charged in a domestic violence case can create confusion when navigating the rules and the court system. For example, even though domestic disputes may be handled by family courts, domestic violence charges are handled by criminal courts. It might feel that it becomes even more frustrating when there is a no-contact order issued against […]

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When Self Defense Becomes a Battery Charge

Everyone has a right to defend themselves using force, excluding deadly force, if they feel that it is necessary to avoid physical harm. But in some cases, the police may be called and the wrong party charged. If you were defending yourself and now stand accused of battery charges, you have rights. In this brief […]

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Will You Always Lose Your License After a DUI?

The biggest question after a DUI, aside from whether or not you may face jail time, is if you will lose your driver’s license. While an arrest does not necessarily mean you will lose your license automatically, a conviction may carry more harsh penalties including, but not limited to, fines, jail time, impoundment of vehicles, […]

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4 Ways to Beat a Drug Trafficking Charge

Drug trafficking charges are fairly common in the state of Florida, but the penalties are steep. If you have been charged with drug trafficking, you may be facing years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines — not to mention the damage these charges can do to your reputation, family, and future livelihood. If […]

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Case Results

FELONY POSSESSION OF CANNABIS AND POSSESSION OF CANNABIS SATIVA RESIN CHARGE DISMISSED

The Client was stopped by a police officer while with her friends at a park and accused of smoking marijuana. The Client and some of her friends were charged with Felony Possession of Cannabis and
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DUI CHARGE REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING AND NO CHARGES FILED FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION ARREST

The Client was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription after reports of shots being fired from the Client’s vehicle were made to the local police department.
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Judge Dismisses Drug Charge

The Defendant was parked in his vehicle when he had been approached by law enforcement. The officers then searched the Defendant and his vehicle. The Defense filed a motion to suppress on the grounds of
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