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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: last night I was locked out of my house, so I tried to break into my backdoor, and my neighbors saw me, and apparently

didn't know it was me. when the police arrived, they asked to see my ID to make sure I was there, so when I went to find my ID, they came in my house, which I didn't really have a problem with. as I was looking for my identification, they noticed some marijuana roaches on my husband's table. I was... Read more »

Christopher Dillingham II
Christopher Dillingham II answered on Mar 7, 2015

Probably not. You need to hire an attorney ASAP.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: What happens when you make a false police report?

My ex went make a false police report saying that I hit her. Then went to court and said that I wanted to kill myself. I was pick up from my job and they had me stay overnight. Everything that my ex has stated is a lie and I want to know what can I do about it?

Christopher Dillingham II
Christopher Dillingham II answered on Jun 5, 2014

The police can arrest you, and the State can prosecute you.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: How can i sue the police department for not doing breathalizer test for drunk man that hit my family
Christopher Dillingham II
Christopher Dillingham II answered on Jun 5, 2014

No, you cannot. The police have no duty to protect you. There is a lot of case law on this topic. You simply have no cause of action.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: How long can it take to be charged with a fatality auto accident if not charged the day of the accident?

My friend was in an accident in FL and was not cited the day of the accident. Is there a statute of limitation for her to still be charged?

Christopher Dillingham II
Christopher Dillingham II answered on Jun 5, 2014

It takes as long as it takes. The State can file charges any time within the statute of limitations. She needs to hire an aggressive attorney ASAP, though, because the State is building its case now. Sometimes, we attorneys can mitigate the charges or even convince the State not to file them at... Read more »

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