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Jail Time for Domestic Battery

Governor Scott just signed HB 1385 into law and it requires jail time for Domestic Battery charges. UNLESS, your lawyer can get the State or the judge to agree not to send you to jail. Previously, if someone was convicted of domestic battery, and any… Read More
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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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Will I go to jail for DUI?

Many times a client comes into my office asking: “Will I go to jail for DUI?” Most times, the person has a prior conviction and has some knowledge of the law. They know that if they have a: second conviction within five years there is a… 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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Arrested for a Probation Officer's Mistake

You may not believe this, but people do get arrested for a probation officer’s mistake – sometimes with no bond. An Example: The other day I was in court in Pasco County, Florida; and a young guy was asking for termination of his probat… Read More
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How do I get my adult child out of my house? Ejectment!

Ejectment Many parents let their adult children live in their homes during difficult times. Sometime these “children” take advantage, and the parents want them out. But since there’s no lease agreement, and usually no other agreemen… Read More
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Alternative Sanctions Program Violations of Probation

Quite simply, the alternative sanctions program allows people to avoid court if they violate felony probation for a minor rule. In the past, a violation of felony probation meant a sure trip to jail. Not anymore. In both Pinellas and Pasco Counties,… Read More
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Police Questioning Pasco County, Florida

What do you do if the police want to question you? What happens if you receive a call or are otherwise asked to appear at a police station for questioning in a crime? Should you go? Should you bring an attorney? Will they arrest you? This blog will a… 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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