Can I Defend Myself Outside My Own Home? The Stand Your Ground Law Explained
The Stand Your Ground Law made headlines in Florida when it came into force on October 1st 2005, but even today many ordinary residents in t
Assault and Battery in Florida – What’s the Difference?
You hear the term ‘assault and battery’ used frequently and maythink that they are somehow stuck together, or they are just two different wo
Can I Get Arrested For Watching or Helping With a Street Race?
Street racing, or drag racing, as it is also called, is a crime in Florida if it takes place on a public highway. What many people don’t rea
Arrested for Possession? We Can Defend You!
You may have have been arrested for criminal possession and are wondering just how you could have been charged when you didn’t have the item
You Got Kicked Out of a Bar and Were Arrested When You Went Back - You May not be Guilty!
It’s an easy thing to happen. You got into an argument with someone in a bar who was annoying you. There wasn’t any violence, but the bar ma
I Got a Ticket For Speeding When on Probation – Will I Get Into Trouble?
Probation is a way of avoiding jail if you have entered a plea of guilty or no contest or have been convicted of a crime in Florida. Genera
Am I Facing Jail if I am Charged with Simple Assault in Florida?
All too often, a disagreement or difference of opinion quickly escalates into an argument, and sometimes into threats or even a physical...
US Supreme Court finds Drivers of borrowed or rented vehicles cannot be pulled over and searched wit
US Supreme Court finds Drivers of borrowed or rented vehicles cannot be pulled over and searched without probable cause A unanimous US...
Can I be Prosecuted for Domestic Violence Even Though the Victim Doesn’t Want to Press Charges?
The term “domestic violence” includes a number of different criminal offenses under Florida law, all of which involve a willful act of...
Can an officer search my car when I am pulled over?
The U.S. Constitution gives you important legal rights that you should always exercise, no matter your circumstances. No matter what a...