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Arrest Warrant - Do the police need a warrant to come into my house?

Do the police need an arrest warrant to come inside a house in order to arrest someone? Most people think of warrants they think of search warrants where the police come into a house and search for drugs. But what if the police come to a home to arr… Read More
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Cell Phone Searches - When can the Police search my Phone?

Cell Phone Searches are common in all criminal cases today. If you are arrested, especially for a drug charge, the police will want to search your phone. Why? Because they think they’ll find evidence of who you sell to or buy from. But can they… Read More
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Bad Stop - Shouldn't the evidence be thrown out?

Bad Stop Is it possible for police to make a bad stop of a person, but find out later that there is an outstanding arrest warrant, to have the evidence thrown out in court? Maybe. The police have long been allowed to stop a person if they have reason… Read More
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Stopped for an Obscured Tag?

What is an Obscured Tag? Simply put, it is a traffic violation for having a license plate on your car which has something covering the numbers, letters registration sticker, or any of the writing on the plate – like the word “Florida̶… Read More
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Running from the Police

As we all know, running from the police can be a bad idea. Along with whatever charges the police might be chasing you for, they will usually send a dog after you which will find you and bite you. If you’ve ever seen the bites from a police dog… Read More
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Traffic Stop for Dark Window Tint

Traffic Stop for Dark Window Tint Let’s say you just bought a used car and the police do a traffic stop for dark window tint. You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that. Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputabl… Read More
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Can you recuse a Judge for Facebook “friends”? Some Florida courts say that you can. Some say you can’t. Like all things legal – it depends on the facts. Thinking about your own Facebook account, how many “friends”… Read More

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