Rules of procedure allow for a Defendant’s lawyer to waive their client’s appearance at the arraignment. Just be sure the PD has filed the appropriate paperwork in advance of the hearing. Some judges may have their own set of rules. Be careful about that, too.
You don’t have to answer any questions and can simply provide the officer with your license, registration and insurance. Do you really think that anything you say is going to help you? It won’t, and if the cop thinks you’re impaired, you’re going to jail no matter what you say or do, so...Read more »
By example, F.S. 877.03 Breach of the peace; disorderly conduct. - Two people call in about a fight in the street between two non related males. Officers arrive, interview both parties and arrest one or both for Disorderly Conduct. The two witnesses are interviewed, provide sworn statements but... Read more »
The State is always the party bringing the charges, and "victims" are merely witnesses, or essential witnesses to the crimes. Where the State is truly the "victim" is in economic cases like worker's comp fraud or insurance fraud or theft of public funds. But in reality, the "people" are the victims.
Problem as in we get a fine, commit a crime/felony, or if it is possibly considered impersonating a physician. The club members will only be wearing the shirts in our clubs and Club community service events and have a logo on the back which will distinguish the shirts as not being actual medical... Read more »
As long as you're not practicing medicine, treating patients or holding yourself out as a licensed doctor, I think you're OK. I have a Halloween costume with a white lab coat that says, Dr. Ben Dover and I wear scrubs underneath.
They misspelled my middle name. The spelling on my citation is different than the name that was booked in the jail. Therefore The case is State of Florida vs Wrong Name. I am looking for a technicality to dismiss the case.
It's not that easy. Technical errors like those are allowed to be cured by amendment and are not fatal to the State's case. Additionally, they have your booking photo and the arresting officer will ID you in court, so that's not going to help.
Focus on the merits of the State's case with...Read more »
We are both in the lease and have split up, we told the landlord and they said they will terminate the lease if we leave and pay one more months rent. She is refusing to pay and I already paid my half, can they just evict her and terminate my end of the lease?
Highly unlikely, unless you can successfully sue for false arrest. The standard of proof for that type of lawsuit is very high to get any recovery and you'll have to find a lawyer willing to take it on.
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