First and foremost, it's crucial to ensure your safety and well-being. If you're still in a situation where your rights are being violated or you feel threatened, seek immediate assistance from local authorities or trusted individuals who can help protect you. Your safety is paramount,...View More
In Florida, the general law restricts the sale of firearms to individuals under the age of 21. However, there are exceptions to this rule, especially for members of the military and law enforcement. As a 19-year-old serving in the Florida National Guard (FLARNG), you are considered part of the...View More
I know there's no statue of limitations on when I can sue but they denied me due process and they trampled over a bunch of my rights & my child's rights and they lied about me in court & they used my child to get funds they gave me my 2 older children back & kept my baby &... View More
I’m truly sorry to hear about your situation. It sounds like you’ve been through a very difficult time. I can offer some general information that might help you understand the process of addressing your concerns with CPS.
To pursue legal action against Child Protective Services (CPS)...View More
If your privacy has been violated by tenants and a manager, and you've been reprimanded for reporting this issue, it's important to understand your rights and the appropriate steps to take. Firstly, review your lease or rental agreement to understand the privacy terms and conditions...View More
If a suspect who is in custody, and who's comments are being used against them, asked, "What is, 'without charge'?" after being read the line, 'If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you without charge', and the detective did not provide an... View More
Any defendant who claims not to have understood the reading of Miranda rights may file a motion to suppress his/her statements that the government wishes to use against him/her, and the Judge will assess the totality of the circumstances, such as the defendant's mental capacity, ability to...View More
If you believe you have been a victim of police brutality, it's important to first seek medical attention for any injuries you may have sustained. Documenting your injuries through medical records is a crucial step in building your case.
Next, consider consulting with an attorney who...View More
I moved in with a family member they gave me this list of expectations & one was I have no expectation of privacy yet I'm paying for the space with my own money but he claims its not a rental so I have no expectation of privacy is this legal?
If the arrangement is for you to make regular periodic payments (for example, weekly or monthly) in exchange for the space, you are a tenant, which legally makes it a rental. Regardless of it being a rental or not, everyone has a right of privacy to a certain extent. For example, it would likely...View More
In the United States, the rights of minors during questioning by school officials and school police officers can vary depending on the state and the specific circumstances. Generally, school officials have some authority to question students about incidents that may affect the school environment,...View More
Based on their attire. They have not spoken to me or presented me with any kind of warrant. Recently I discovered they're in my attic watching inside the house 24/7 they will not acknowledge me. Can local police remove them from the property since they have no warrant or are these my new... View More
If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated in court, particularly in matters as serious as custody disputes where you feel your children are in danger, it is critical to seek legal advice immediately.
Contact a local attorney with experience in family law and civil rights...View More
In Florida, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill is a serious charge often examined under case law to determine the specifics of each individual case. Keep in mind that case law is continuously evolving with new rulings, and an attorney's guidance will be crucial to...View More
When U.S. citizens return from a foreign country, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers have the authority to inspect luggage and question travelers. This authority is rooted in the government's responsibility to enforce customs and immigration laws. Generally, routine searches of...View More
It is illegal in Florida for convicted felons to possess firearms, including muzzleloading guns, unless the convicted felon has had his/ her civil rights restored by the state's Clemency Board or the firearm qualifies as an antique firearm under Florida Statute 790.001(1).
Polk county, I was cleaning a friends yard when he ex rolls up, assaults me, steals my truck, takes my phone, makes me ride with him, until I finally jump out, run and call the police from my smart watch. I would like to know what kind of lawyer I should be looking into. I need help with all of the... View More
You have the right to make a claim for money damages against the perpetrator for actual monetary losses and for pain and suffering damages. If you have monetary losses directly caused by the crime, first speak to the prosecutor (Asst. State Attorney) because he/she may be able to seek restitution...View More
Licenses are not issued without an application and a fee submitted by the person seeking the license. Wonder if you're an identity theft victim. Request a copy of the license application, then see a lawyer. Regarding driver's license requirements for motorcycles, if the engine size...View More
That is unusual. The officers' written reasons for their actions must be reviewed to determine if they provided rational reasons to support probable cause for their actions. Of course, they may or may not be telling the truth in their explanation, but that's where the analysis starts....View More
That depends on the particular Court (ranging from small claims court to the highest trial courts), as well as on whether the Court issued an order with details on it. Generally, the judge will at least want to know if the case is ready for trial, how long the trial will take, how many witnesses...View More
He only had a public defender and my dad and stepmom are the ones that believe my little stepsister. Even her blood brothers don’t believe her because she is known to lie! Because he was facing over 35 years for both charges he took a plea deal and only got 16 years
To be certain, a criminal defense attorney must be consulted. In general, it's very tough to get out of a plea deal if the judge has already accepted it, and the defendant cannot "file for retrial" if there was no trial to begin with. There are very limited circumstances in which...View More
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