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Let’s say that you have been in a car accident on a country road somewhere in rural Florida.  You’ve talked to the other driver, and both cars are in driveable condition. You want to get home quickly because there is no cellular phone reception, and there are no businesses nearby…

Living with Spinal Injuries

“Man, my back hurts!”   “My neck feels really stiff!” “It’s so weird, but I feel sore all over my body!” I often hear these statements from clients after they have been involved in car accidents.  Their bodies hurt all over, and the pain usually worsens before it gets better. Even…

As a defendant, navigating the criminal justice system can be a daunting task, with multiple court dates, referred to by many different names, all accomplishing different goals. The following are frequently asked questions about court dates to help walk you through the process of your court case.  What Is First…

Most people have had limited interaction with law enforcement. When encountering a situation in which they are the suspect or are suspected of being involved in a crime, they are inexperienced in navigating the situation. This inexperience sometimes leads to a desire to comply and being overly cooperative, to the…

Reasons for a Florida DUI Investigation In a typical traffic crash the drivers of each vehicle exchange information, EMS may be called and Law Enforcement arrives to make a report. However, some traffic crashes lead to DUI investigations and arrests. In this situation it is important to be aware of…

DUI Felony Charge in Florida Like some other offense Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a crime that can be enhanced. Meaning that certain facts within an individual DUI case may make the charge more severe. For example, a first offense DUI is typically punishable by up to 180 days in…

We know when a person is arrested, they have a first appearance where a monetary bond typically is set. But what happens if that person can’t post that bond? How long can the State hold a person before they file formal charges? When a State files formal charges they do…