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November 2015 Archives

How can a DUI lawyer help me?

If you have been charged with a DUI, you may be feeling many different emotions, ranging from fear and anxiety to anger and frustration. You have likely considered consulting with an attorney about your case, but you may not be sure that it is worth the time or investment, especially depending on the circumstances of your arrest. If you had a few beers and blew over the legal limit to a breathalyzer, your case is as good as closed, right? Wrong.

Having your criminal record expunged or sealed

A criminal conviction represents a big regret for many people in Florida who may, many years ago, have run into trouble with the law. Even though they may have moved past it a long time ago, it continues to haunt them in the form of a criminal record -- something that can come to the fore when they apply for employment or housing.

Helping Florida victims file protective orders

Often when we talk about sexual crimes and domestic violence, we talk about the importance of defending yourself against false allegations and building a case for your criminal defense. However, it is important to remember that many claims of domestic violence and sexual assault are very real. Unfortunately, sex crimes are problems for a great many Florida residents, and victims of such crimes deserve to feel safe and secure in the knowledge that the legal system will work to protect them.

Florida man arrested for murder of his mother

There are many different crimes in our country's legal system, and depending on the circumstances of a particular crime, suspects may be looking at relatively minor penalties or serious legal consequences such as life in prison. The crimes that tend to have the most serious consequences are violent crimes, such as aggravated assault or homicide. Such fatal crimes can lead to the death penalty depending on which state you live in, and in many cases, a legal defense can be the key to avoiding a conviction.

Marijuana in Florida

There are many drugs that are universally considered criminal in every state, with the only variance being in the penalties depending on a number of offenses and amount of substance possessed. Things like cocaine and heroin tend to be very problematic in the eyes of the law, it is very unlikely that possession of any amount of these substances will be ignored. However, there is at least one drug that tends to be a legal gray area: marijuana.

Legal defense for Florida criminal charges

If you are at all familiar with criminal law in the United States, then you probably know that there are different degrees of severity when it comes to criminal activity. Depending on the amount of damage, either emotional, financial, or physical, it will usually carry steeper penalties. Juvenile crimes and voyeurism are categorized as misdemeanors. Felonies are serious crimes such as murder or sexual assault.

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