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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

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

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

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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

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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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

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

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?

By Baginski Brandt & Brandt |

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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