DAVID OLSON BLOG


Category: Vehicular Homicide


OCT. 21 2016
Murder vs. Manslaughter: What’s the Difference under Florida Law?
Murder vs. Manslaughter: What’s the Difference under Florida Law?

If someone dies at the hands of another person, most people would probably think the charges are pretty cut and dry. It’s a murder, right?

 

Not so fast. If you are accused of taking the life of another person, you could find yourself facing one of several different charges.

 

Let’s go through the different charges that someone can find themselves up against in Florida if they are charged with ending someone’s life.

 

First Degree Murder. These charges are the most severe in the state of Florida. You may be charged with first-degree murder charges in the …

MAR. 9 2016
The Serious and Potentially Deadly Consequences of DUI
The Serious and Potentially Deadly Consequences of DUI

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is unfortunately one of the most commonly charged criminal offenses. Every day, lots of people around the country have a little too much to drink and then get behind the wheel to drive somewhere. And every day, people are pulled over on suspicion of DUI.

 

The consequences of a DUI are serious and shouldn’t be taken lightly. There is inherent danger in drinking and driving. You are putting your safety and the safety of other people at risk when you get behind the wheel.

 

If you are charged with a DUI