Tag Archives: florida


March 15, 2022

The news reports wild crimes all the time. Sometimes people watch and wonder why a person would ever do such a crazy thing. Indeed, that guy must be nuts. Well….there’s a good chance he might be. Florida law calls this … Continue reading

Double Credit Sentencing Error Corrected

March 3, 2022

Probation Sentences Probation sentences seem like a blessing, but they often end up a trap. You can live clean up to the day before it ends, violate and go to prison. Time spent on probation doesn’t count toward a prison … Continue reading

Self-Defense Immunity Under the Stand Your Ground Law Must Be Properly Raised

March 2, 2022

People always ask about self-defense because everyone can envision a scenario where they’d need to defend themselves. Until October 1, 2005, people in Florida had a duty to retreat; however, the law allows you to Stand Your Ground. The Stand … Continue reading

Refusing Consent To Search Phone Can’t Be Used Against You At Trial

March 1, 2022

The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees you the right to remain silent. That means if you’re under arrest, nothing you say in response to police questioning can be used against you. Interestingly, your post-arrest silence can’t be … Continue reading

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