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Domestic Violence Statistics in Florida

According to the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV), there were 104,914 cases of domestic violence reported to law enforcement in Florida in 2018. Of this number, 64,573 resulted in arrests. Domestic violence is a pervasive issue that affects countless families in the Sunshine State, but not every case being reported is substantive. You can’t […]

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Common Defense Strategies for Child Abuse Allegations

If you have been charged with a crime like child abuse, it can be challenging to navigate your way through the legal system. As child abuse cases are very sensitive in nature, the accused can face public scrutiny and their personal life can be impacted in a variety of ways, including a damaged reputation and […]

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When Kidnapping Becomes a Federal Crime

The State of Florida defines “kidnapping” as “forcibly, secretly, or by threat confining, abducting, or imprisoning another person against her or his will and without lawful authority.” Normally, a kidnapping case would be prosecuted at the state level. Under certain circumstances, however, a kidnapping case falls under federal jurisdiction, where penalties vary to reflect the […]

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What to Do When a Criminal Attempt Leads to an Aggravated Assault Charge

When people think of aggravated assault, they likely think of a terrifying threat to someone’s life that involves the use of a deadly weapon. While that certainly does constitute the makings of a felony, it doesn’t account for every instance in which a person can be charged with aggravated assault. Below, we discuss how a […]

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Second-Offense DUI in Florida

Facing a driving under the influence (DUI) charge? If it’s not your first, the administrative and criminal consequences and penalties will differ from your first experience. Repeat offenders face stricter penalties than those who only get arrested for DUI once. Consequences can include everything from fines and license suspension to vehicle impoundment or installation of […]

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Case Results

FELONY PUBLIC ASSISTANCE FRAUD CHARGE DISMISSED UPON COMPLETION OF DIVERSON PROGRAM

The Client was charged with Felony Public Assistance Fraud after allegedly using fraudulent qualification. After a successful plea negotiation, Attorney Anthony Rickman got the client into a diversion program, of which allows the charges to
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DUI CHARGE REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING

The Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence. Attorney Anthony Rickman was able to get the DUI charge reduced to Reckless Driving.
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Aggravated Stalking and Burglary Charge Dismissed

The Defendant was charged with breaking into his girlfriend’s home and stalking her. The Defendant was not arrested for about 8 years after the incident. The Defense filed a motion to dismiss the charge due
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