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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I was pull pulled over for speeding and after taking my license insurance and registration and all that came back clear

He then asked could he search my vehicle I told him no I well first I asked him what his probable cause was he said because he wanted to I told him no he brought the dog out and they alerted on my vehicle and he found a set of digital skills by the way this was not a patrol cop this was a narcotics... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 18, 2021

You should discuss this matter with your attorney and/or public defender...This site is not appropriate for a detailed analysis. It would appear as though you do have some issues regarding the stop.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If I confess to a crime and 3 other people say I also did the crime would that be strong evidence against me?

It was reported on the police report and body-cam footage.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 17, 2021

You may have a difficult time securing an acquittal in these circumstances. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: if a direct appeal OR a 3.850 has ALREADY been ruled in favor of the DEFENDANT that trial counsel was

indeed ineffective,reversed and remanded for new trial and the DCA concludes that defendant established prejudice because of the ineffectiveness... does it that constitute a legal civil matter to be filed against the trial counsel for ineffectiveness?

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 16, 2021

This is not a criminal law question…it involves an issue for a civil trial lawyer to determine and assess liability and damages. If you are going to sue for damages resulting from this matter, you would have to deal with a statute of limitations issue which is two years.

If the case is...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: if a trial counsel was ineffective during trial and the ineffectiveness resulted in a guilty verdict and the

Ineffectiveness was so apparent on the face of the record can a defendant file a civil suit against the attorney and sue for punitive damages and fees

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 16, 2021

You are presuming a great number of things…the first being that your attorney was ineffective (just because you were found guilty does not equate to ineffectiveness on lawyers part); assuming ineffectiveness does not amount to punitive damages; your first step is to file a 3.850 motion.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Order of probable cause action can it be left blank
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 14, 2021

I’m assuming you are asking about an arrest affidavit. Probable cause would need to be established on the affidavit or on some other document like a warrant.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Florida on
Q: In Escambia County Florida, i heard it might be possible to pay a fine instead of community service. Is this possible?

I was addicted to drugs at the time, so I had no choice but a public defender. Would definitely be open to hiring an attorney for a modification if necessary

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 12, 2021

It is certainly within reason to have the community service converted to a monetary payment in most parts of the state

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: What happens if you are in possession of a blank check that's not yours
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 11, 2021

That would depend on the circumstances of the possession of the blank check...my suggestion is for you to remain silent and not talk to law enforcement.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: HOW long does it usually take for the Fifth District Court of Appeal to rule on an Initial Brief
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 10, 2021

They work at their own pace and there is no way to predict…they rule after all briefs are presented and there may also be an oral argument.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I was charged with cocaine possession in florida it's a 3rd degree felony this is my first felony charge. Probation?

What are the chances I'll get probation instead of incarceration?

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 10, 2021

Unless there is a prior history and/or any aggravating circumstances….you may likely get probation. You might also be able to get a pre-trial diversion.

GET A GOOD LAWYER!!!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Q: My daughter was involved in a fight and now the school is trying to expel her. How can I fight for her rights

The other party has since withdrawn from school and my daughter is getting all the fault. They even say they investigated but will not share any of the file

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 7, 2021

Hire a good lawyer!!!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Construction Law for Florida on
Q: My inhearents is being stolen and iam the admenstator and my daughter is not allowing me to do my job amd is keepung an
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 7, 2021

This is not a criminal law case. It appears that if there is an inheritance and you are the administrator of the estate…you are the one that controls the distribution and management of the assets. How is your daughter keeping you from doing what you need to?

Doesn’t make sense…

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Good morning. I am looking for some answers for my trans child M-F currently in the Florida Prison System.

Medical needs are not being met. A recent diverticulitis flare up went untreated for approx 6 weeks causing extreme pain and a 40+ lbs weight loss. I filed complaints with PREA, Inspector Generals office, the prison directly and got no results. My child has now been transferred to the 3rd prison... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 6, 2021

You need to retain a lawyer to review the file and then meet with them…Some lawyers may offer a free consult (be mindful of the adage that says “advice you receive for free is worth what you paid for it…nothing.”

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Florida on
Q: Caso Víctima de una falsa detención, discriminad acceso a la justicia le fue arrebatada una orden injunction a su favor.

Case Victim of a false arrest, discriminated against access to justice since a protection order was snatched from her with false reports by the Police, later sentenced "Not just cause"

4 months later he was arrested for the same charge but with reports of aggressions that did not... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 6, 2021

My only suggestion is for you to meet with a lawyer and discuss possible options…I will warn you that you might have to pay for consultation and review of your file.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law, Civil Rights and Collections for Florida on
Q: Unemployment

Overpayment and fraud, how do I know if I’m being charged with unemployment fraud??? I’ve been notified of overpayment!

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Oct 2, 2021

Look at the information or ask your lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Is it ok to récord an in person convo on a open Jobsite where signs say cameras in use are displayed and cams are visibl
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 30, 2021

Florida Statute 934.03 is the applicable statute…read it.

Generally speaking you cannot secretly record a two-party communication and use it for any reason.

Your suggestion is an argument for permitting you to secretly record…the difference is that the placing of signs readily...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Can the state change reason for pull over 6 months into case
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 29, 2021

I don't know what "pull over" is? I am assuming that they are arguing something other than what was articulated in the initial information provided in the arrest affidavits and documents contained.

The answer is that they can argue something different, but a good attorney...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I have been living with a partner for 21 years. Am I entitled to any compensation?

this window is messed up.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 28, 2021

Unless there is some form of an agreement between you and your partner...each of you are generally able to keep whatever property you have acquired during your 21 years. In Florida, there is no alimony or any other form of support due or owing to the relationship you have engaged in.

You...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Internet Law for Florida on
Q: Is it illegal to take pictures of someone's house in ormond beach florida?

I am in California. The house is in Ormond Beach Florida. The house belongs to a vile, mentally unstable woman that has bullied me and others online for almost a year. A friend in Florida offered to go by her house and take pictures. He ended up confessing to her that he took the pictures. I did... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 25, 2021

Generally speaking the taking of photographs of real property is not a crime. However you’re choice of words about the resident would give one reason to question your acts and motive. One last observation, you should be very careful about what you choose to put on the internet…all you have... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: My husband was arrested and charged with vop and possession of firearm by convicted felon what do I need to do
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 22, 2021

Find and hire the best lawyer to can find...Experience, knowledge and aggressivity are important assets for your lawyer to have.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If a search warrant is issued for my son who is not on lease but resides at my apartment. Can my rental car be searched
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Sep 17, 2021

It depends on the extent and scope of the search warrant…If your vehicle is not in the warrant, then police cannot search without your consent.

Do not allow anyone to search your rental car.

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