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Defense of Crimes: Necessity or Duress

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Sometimes a defendant knows that the act they committed although normally a crime is justified because of necessity or duress. A “crime of necessity” occurs when an individual commits an unlawful act in response to an emergency, or other situation where theirs or another’s life was at stake. For example, a woman fleeing a… Read More »

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First Time Offenders in Florida

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We all make mistakes at one time or another in our lives. Nowadays minor situations can quickly get out of control, even those with no criminal records may find themselves being read their Miranda Rights by the police. Someone that has never been arrested or charged with a crime before may be very frightened… Read More »

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Misdemeanors and Felonies in Florida

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When someone is charged with a crime, it will be categorized as a felony or a misdemeanor. Each state has its own laws regarding the two, with different classifications, requirements, and thresholds. What may count as a misdemeanor in one state could earn you a felony conviction in another. A felony is the more… Read More »

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Record Sealing and Expungement in Florida

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Do you get anxious every time you are filling out a job application because you know you will have to disclose your prior criminal record? The life-long negative repercussions of having a criminal record can be devastating. Our attorneys do not think that people should be forced to carry the stigma of certain prior… Read More »

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Why Are More Americans Than Ever Getting Busted?

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Why Are More Americans Than Ever Getting Busted? – Reason.com

https://reason.com/2019/10/03/why-are-more-americans-than-ever-getting-busted/

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What are the Penalties for Soliciting Prostitution?

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Due to the convenience and availability that escorts and other sex workers can be found and hired on the internet, solicitation of prostitution has become a progressively more widespread crime. Consequently, police officers have strengthened their VICE forces in an effort to arrest and take legal action against men or women that hire sex… Read More »

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