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Q: Have a petty theft going to trial third one what am i looking at realistically as to the outcome of this

3rd petty theft

Kenneth L Foote
Kenneth L Foote answered on Nov 16, 2011

Every case is different depending on the facts of your specific case. If you are charged with a Petit theft, your maximum exposire is one year in the county jail and a $1,000. fine. Florida allows for enhancement of petit theft charges to a felony if you have prior petit thefts. If you are... Read more »

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Q: Can I divorce on grounds of abandonment?
Kenneth L Foote
Kenneth L Foote answered on Oct 18, 2011

Unlike other states, Florida is a "no fault" state when it comes to divorce, meaning courts don't require a reason to grant the divorce such as adultery or abandonment. The standard to grant a divorce is "the marriage is irretrievably broken." Therefore after consideration and attempts to... Read more »

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Q: Is it possible to have my probation terminated early without paying court fees?
Kenneth L Foote
Kenneth L Foote answered on Oct 18, 2011

Motions for early termination of probation may be granted by the court under several scenarios. The most common is termination at the halfway point of probation. Probation may also be terminated early upon completion of all conditions of probation. It should be noted that each county, and each... Read more »

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Q: Which motion to file after receiving failure to appear and warrant?
Kenneth L Foote
Kenneth L Foote answered on Oct 18, 2011

Motion to withdraw warrant or capias should be filed with the appropriate court.

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