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Featured Post: Third DUI Gun Restriction in Florida

Are you facing your third driving under the influence (DUI) charge in Florida? If you own one or more firearms or if you plan to purchase a firearm in the future, you may be ...

  • Common Types of Financial Fraud

    The victims of financial fraud are known to suffer financial and emotional harm; they can even experience medical problems, such as anxiety, panic ...

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  • Penalties for Marijuana in Florida

    According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a government agency, “scientific study of the chemicals in marijuana, called cannabinoids , ...

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  • Is DUI a Deportable Offense?

    In Florida, the crime of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is covered under Section 316.193 of the Florida Statutes. Under this ...

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  • The Reducing Impaired Driving Recidivism Initiative

    Hillsborough County recently implemented a Reducing Impaired Driving Recidivism (RIDR) initiative that may help you obtain a lower charge for your ...

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  • Avoiding the Stigma of a Misdemeanor Conviction

    Like other states, Florida’s state-level crimes are divided into misdemeanors and felonies with felonies being the more serious of the two categories. ...

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  • What Shows Up on a Background Check?

    If you have any run-ins with the wrong side of the law, you may find yourself wondering, “Will any of it show up on a background check?” and for good ...

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  • Return of the Gasparilla Pirate Festival

    Who doesn’t love a bit of pirate folklore and festive celebration? The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is an exciting time for the city of Tampa. It can ...

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  • Drug Offenses & License Suspensions in Florida

    As a Florida driver, surely, you’re well-aware of the fact that a conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, or both, can ...

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  • Florida Passes New Law on Police Lineups

    Historically, a positive eyewitness identification in a police lineup was like the final nail in a coffin; A positive ID during a lineup was bad news ...

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  • What Happens When You Get a DUI in Florida

    Are you facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Tampa or anywhere else in Hillsborough County? If this is your first DUI offense , ...

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  • Most Wanted Fugitives in Florida

    You’re probably familiar with the FBI’s “ Ten Most Wanted Fugitives ” list, which according to the FBI has been around since March 14, 1950. It all ...

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  • Violation of DUI Probation

    When people are convicted of driving under the influence (first offense) in Tampa or anywhere else in Florida, they cannot receive more than one year ...

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