A DUI conviction can have life-changing consequences – affecting your relationships, career and freedoms. This is particularly true for repeat offenders who face much harsher penalties, and for those who face charges for aggravated DUI or DUI manslaughter.
Floridians are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew’s strong winds and heavy rains. The storm closed hundreds of businesses and caused billions of dollars in damage to residential and commercial properties.
A conviction for driving under the influence in Florida can have life-changing consequences – especially if this is not your first offense. Depending on your past DUI record, you could face third-degree felony charges, which come with a maximum fine of $5,000 and up to five years in prison even if there are no injuries […]
According to Section 782.071 of The 2016 Florida Statutes, vehicular homicide is the killing of a person or an unborn child by an injury to the mother, caused by the operation of a motor vehicle by another in a reckless manner that is likely to cause death or significant bodily harm.
Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc on the southeast, causing damage in excess of $10 billion, according to the Associated Press. Floridians and their homeowner’s insurance companies are footing much of that bill as they attempt to restore the Sunshine State to its pre-disaster condition.
The laws related to charges of unlicensed carrying of concealed weapons or firearms are outlined in Section 790.01 of the 2016 Florida Statutes. Whether the charge is a felony or misdemeanor depends on the nature of the weapon you are carrying.
Under Florida law, Domestic Violence Battery is defined as any actual and intentional touching or striking of another person without consent, or the intentional causing of bodily harm to another person, when the person struck is a “family or household member.”
In 2014, nearly one-third of all traffic accidents in the United States involved alcohol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite the danger, DUI is still one of the most common criminal offenses in Florida.
They are beautiful, luxurious, and provide a number of different amenities for you and your family to enjoy. Condominiums and apartments are sprouting up all around the state of Florida as the demand to live in the Sunshine State rises. But do you really know what you’re getting yourself into when you elect to purchase […]
Some insight and tips shared with me from a friend with some minor revision from me: Were you preparing for a flood from Hurricane Hermine that hit with some warning or even if it surprised you, most flood policyholders are in the same position: “Where do I go from here and what do I do […]
In most situations, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles can find out if you were convicted of a DUI or other traffic offense in another state. As a result, Florida would honor the sentence you received in that state as if it was committed within Florida’s borders. Likewise, even if you are […]
Florida courts use the “M’Naghten” rule as the basis of the “legally insane” standard. This rule was named after Daniel M’Naghten, who attempted to assassinate England’s Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel in 1843.
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