While on probation and after 3 months of being released gets arrested for fighting and out back in jail, goes to trial is not found guilty but has to go back to prison for remainder of sentence for violating parole. This person said something about about the case law 784.021.1A and wanting to know... Read more »
We keep our property gates locked n we have a pitbull. The daughter's probation officer says we can no longer lock our gates. They have to stay unlocked. Can she do this?CAN SHE MAKE US KEEPP OUR GSTES UNLOCKED
My question involves criminal law for the state of: Florida. I work as Uber driver and a customer left their phone in my car. I contacted Uber so I could get a hold of the person. The person called me and advised I would like to give them the phone back but I asked if they could at least give me... Read more »
Fla Stat 943.0584(a)(I) states that aggravated stalking is not eligible to be sealed. The statute for Agg Stalking is 784.048. See if the final disposition of the case was possibly amended to a charge that is eligible.
a person was charged with trafficking cannabis, trafficking herion, then got upgraded with rico and also running a criminal enterprise. she used the trafficking as predicate acts which they allowed to do in fl. but they using those some felonies for the running a criminal enterprise. Mind you all... Read more »
Double Jeopardy is a fairly technical area of law that experienced lawyers know how to deal with. There is a big mis conception to non-lawyers of exactly how this works. You need to contact a local attorney and explain your facts to him or her. I believe that any good criminal attorney will...Read more »
I was a witness to an assault. On the phone with 911, some details I gave were incorrect. But In my actual police report, I 100% told the truth. Can I get in trouble for what I said on the phone not matching the report I filled out?
If you're in a diversion program or on probation, you need to protect yourself. I do not know all of the facts (and please don't post them on the internet). You're rights, specifically you're 5th amendment rights, may be limited due to your status as in a diversion program or...Read more »
In a perfect world the VOP would be dismissed. However, Florida law allows the State to proceed on the arrest. Practically speaking, it depends on what you priors are, what you’re on probation for, is this a first violation and if the prosecutor has it out for you. I’d recommend a local lawyer...Read more »
Arrest on my record from 1996, possession of marijuana and shoplifting. Although I went through a pti program, it still shows on a local criminal check. It's not a disqualifying offense for the job, they ask you if you ever been arrested on the application and to explain what happened. If you... Read more »
If the dispositions of you’re old cases were with hold of adjudication ( as opposed to an adjudication) you may be eligible to seal/expunge them. It’s basically the difference between a misdemeanor conviction or a disposition of the case with no conviction.
The state has the discretion to charge a third petty theft as a felony, but they don’t have to. I’d hire a local lawyer to present mitigation and convince the State to either not file at all or keep the charges as a misdemeanor.
Generally speaking in Florida if you’re on probation and get arrested the state can ( and almost always does ) file an affidavit of probation. Even if the new case is not filed or dismissed, the State can still attempt to pursue a probation violation hearing. It makes things more difficult for...Read more »
I gave too much info to the *private* detective and am worried that he will report some friends to the police because i mentioned potentially illegal activities they performed. I did not sign a confidentiality agreement and he wrote it all down on a notepad he was reluctant to get rid of the... Read more »
Honestly, anytime you talk to the police without a lawyer it’s a screw up. Sounds like they are doing some type of investigation whether it be you or friends. My advice is always do not talk to law enforcement without an attorney.
to prison I filed an appeal. I won my appeal and my conviction was overturned. When I got home from prison I had to start paying on the fine, I've been paying $75 a month for the last 4 years. I know I shouldn't be paying the fine, how do I go about not paying anymore and getting my money... Read more »
I think it depends on the appellate decision and what exactly was “overturned”. A lawyer would have to review your file and likely, if applicable, file a motion in court to address the issue. I hope this helps.
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