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Public defenders are lawyers employed at the public expense in a criminal trial to represent a defendant who is unable to afford legal assistance. For a person to become a ...

  • Searches & Seizures Without Warrant In Florida

    A search warrant is a legal document authorizing a police officer or another official to enter and search a premise. Police officers must always get a ...

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  • Lying to the Police in Florida

    When someone encounters the cops for whatever reason, it’s not uncommon for them to experience a rush of adrenaline. Their heart races, their ...

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  • Resisting Arrest Charges in Tampa

    You’ve probably seen an actor be accused of “resisting arrest” when watching a crime show or action movie. In such depictions, usually a man or woman ...

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  • When Are Juveniles Charged as Adults in Florida?

    In the criminal court system, a “ juvenile ” is a minor under the age of eighteen. Generally, juvenile offenders are tried in the juvenile court ...

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  • Substance Abuse, Crime & Drug Court in Florida

    Substance abuse, such as alcoholism or drug abuse is often triggered by a negative experience or a series of negative experiences, such as child ...

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  • Meaning of a Notice to Appear in Florida

    Have you or someone you love received a Notice to Appear ? If so, what does it mean exactly? Is it a strange form of an arrest, only you’re not hauled ...

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  • Can I Lose My License for Drugs in Florida?

    We don’t have to tell you that drugs , both prescription and illicit, are popular in Florida. While people may think that drugs are mostly used by ...

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  • Incarcerated Parents in Florida

    When we think of criminal charges , our thoughts and hearts usually go to the accused but many of us forget to think about how a conviction and ...

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  • Can You Be Forced to Take a Lie Detector Test?

    Being a suspect in a criminal investigation is nerve-racking, even for the innocent. We’ve all heard of criminal investigations that led to coerced ...

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