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AUG. 22 2016
8 FAQs about Florida Sex Offender Registration
8 FAQs about Florida Sex Offender Registration
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There are different requirements and restrictions for sex offenders depending on the state that you live in. Here in Florida, we have some of the strictest laws against offenders.

 

If you are unfortunate enough to have been convicted of a sex crime, it is important to understand the law so that you can avoid running into future problems. The  following information about the Florida sex offender registry will help answer some questions that will likely affect you for the rest of your life.

 

What information goes on the registry?

 

When you register as a sex offender in …

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AUG. 16 2016
5 Reasons You Should Fight a Failed Florida Breathalyzer Test
5 Reasons You Should Fight a Failed Florida Breathalyzer Test
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Sobriety checkpoints are extremely stressful, even if you are sober. Anxiety alone can cause you to stutter through conversations with police officers and stumble through roadside tests. If the officer decides to give you a breathalyzer, some people panic, whether or not they’ve had a drink in the past few hours. You might think: “What if the breathalyzer blows positive even if I had nothing to drink?”

 

That may sound like a silly fear to some people, but it’s not completely unwarranted. Over the years, there have been numerous cases in which breathalyzers have registered a false positive and …

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AUG. 11 2016
Understanding Domestic Violence Injunctions
Understanding Domestic Violence Injunctions

 

If you have been issued a domestic violence injunction, you may feel like you are walking on eggshells; you fear that you are going to be arrested just for going about your daily routine or visiting your favorite coffee shop. You may be confused as to how you were put in this position in the first place, or what a domestic violence injunction even does.

 

By understanding the power and penalties around domestic violence injunctions, you will be able to move forward, stay out of trouble, and even reverse the order in the future.

 

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AUG. 11 2016
Burglary and Robbery: What’s the Difference?
Burglary and Robbery: What’s the Difference?
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We all know the classic image of a man in a black mask and striped shirt sneaking into a home at night with a big bag, ready to steal televisions and jewelry.

 

But what is he called again? A burglar? A robber? And what crime is he committing? Burglary? Robbery? What’s the difference?

 

Burglary and robbery are both property crimes, but slight differences in circumstance and confrontation make burglary and robbery separate crimes in Florida, with different classifications and sentences. Let’s figure out which is which by defining burglary and robbery under state law.

 

Understanding Burglary in …

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