In the state of Florida you are considered an adult at the age of 18. If you are and adult and you are sexting with another adult it is not illegal. If however, you are the adult and you are sexting with a minor that is a felony offense. Additionally, if you engage in sexting as the adult and...Read more »
If the court denied the injunction before a hearing your case will be automatically expunged pursuant to 119.0714(1)(K), Florida Statute. This is great news! In injunction cases expungement is not automatic unless a temporary injunction is denied and no hearing is set. This is good for you because...Read more »
If the opposing party agrees to have the injunction dismissed it can be done even before a hearing. However, you must not have direct contact with the opposing party if an injunction has been entered against you and they are pro se. However, if the opposing party is represented you may consult with...Read more »
I broke up with my boyfriend recently. He had my home alarm system accessible from an app on his phone. He has my old code and recently changed my passcode to something of his liking. He tampered with it to where he armed my alarm and police showed up obviously because I didn’t have my code! Is... Read more »
My fiance was fixing his grandfather's truck that was just bought and asked couple officer across street for help and there was an officer in his car who had a grudge against my fiance from 3 years back and arrested him saying he knew my fiance had multiple warrants but we checked with 4 officers... Read more »
An officer cannot make an arrest without probable cause. An officer can also make an arrest if there is an active warrant. Contact my office for more information. I can provide you with a free consultation 772-579-2771.
I’m trying to gather information on if anything can be done for someone who has been convicted of a sex offense and has served more then half of the sentence. He was listed as a sex offender but due to the change in law any sexual crime after sep 1 2004 your considered a predator. Which he is not... Read more »
Its not standard procedure to have a Frank's hearing, address Brady or Giglio before a motion to suppress. Those are separate issues. It would be best to hire a criminal defense attorney who can assist you with your legal case.
Domestic violence is defined under Fla. Stat. 741.28 which states, “Domestic violence” means any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in...Read more »
I plan on moving out of state to start a new life for myself, unfortunately my family cannot just up and leave their lives for mine so I figure I can do it myself. My mother is fine with my decision and conesents wholeheartedly. Can I move out at 17 with parental consent and without court... Read more »
Competency plays a major role in whether the State Attorney's Office decides to prosecute a juvenile offender. I represent children who have been accused of crimes in my practice. If I think the child is to young, has a low IQ, an IEP plan, or has difficulty understanding the role of the judge,...Read more »
You should obtain a lawyer for your case immediately. You were likely charged with driving with a suspended license in Florida. PA is part of "The Driver License Compact" which means Florida would treat the offense as if it had been committed at home, applying home state laws to the out-of-state...Read more »
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