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Cyberbullying

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Arguments and feuds can quickly get out of hand online, both for school children as well as adults. What may seem like a simple, yet heated, argument to you, can come off as harassment or bullying to another. Cyberbullying is a serious crime in Florida, and can be charged as a first degree misdemeanor… Read More »

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Defense of Port St. Lucie Sexual Assault

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Rape is one of the most serious, yet prevalent, types of violent crime in Florida. In 2018, there were over 8,000 rapes throughout the state, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Rape, or sexual assault, is a serious felony, and if you have been arrested for sexual assault, you need to talk… Read More »

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Defense Against Stalking Offenses

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

If you have been charged with stalking, you need to understand just how serious the charges against you are. Stalking is either a misdemeanor or felony, and can cause you your job, your status within your community, and even your freedom. Over 7.5 million Americans experience some form of stalking every year, either physical… Read More »

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Port St. Lucie Trespass Law

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Being charged with misdemeanor or felony trespass is a serious issue, and demands the immediate attention of an experienced Port St. Lucie criminal defense attorney. Whether you were unaware that you were trespassing or not, Florida state prosecutors will seek the maximum penalty, which could include large fines, community service, jail, and even prison…. Read More »

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Port St. Lucie Hit and Run Defense Attorney

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Fleeing the scene of a crash or committing a “hit and run” is a serious crime in Florida. There are various penalties depending on the circumstances of the collision. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a hit and run, you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney at once…. Read More »

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Why You Should Hire an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

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If you have been arrested and are facing criminal charges, it is necessary to consider hiring a criminal defense attorney to represent you. In life stuff happens and we often end up in undesirable situations. People usually fail to take into consideration that if found guilty, depending on the seriousness of the crime, they… Read More »

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DUI Manslaughter

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) resulting in manslaughter is a serious crime in Florida. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 30 people are killed in drunk driving crashes every day; more than 10,000 people are killed annually. Enraged family members of victims often ask for the maximum number of years,… Read More »

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What is Entrapment?

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

If you were arrested during a sting operation or by an undercover law enforcement officer, it is important that you get in touch with an experienced criminal defense attorney to ensure that your rights are protected. Undercover law enforcement operations sometimes cross the line that separates lawful and unlawful police behavior. Entrapment—using coercion, force,… Read More »

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Defense of Crimes: Necessity or Duress

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

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

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

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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