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Category: Cyber Crime


JULY  15 2019
Juvenile Attorney West Palm Beach | Common Juvenile Crimes, Offenses, and Violations
Juvenile Attorney West Palm Beach | Common Juvenile Crimes, Offenses, and Violations

Juvenile crime is one of the nation’s most prominent problems. According to a recent survey for a research institute called The Conference Board, crime and drug abuse are rated first and third as the biggest concerns among Americans. Juvenile arrests are on the rise due to increased youth violence and are becoming a national concern. Juvenile crimes may include vandalism, underage drinking, shoplifting, or graffiti charges. If you are accused of a juvenile crime, the next step you should take is to hire a juvenile attorney West Palm Beach to represent you in court.

 

Categories of Juvenile Delinquency…

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JUNE  28 2019
Retail Theft Attorney West Palm Beach | Repercussions of Retail Theft in Florida
Retail Theft Attorney West Palm Beach | Repercussions of Retail Theft in Florida

Sometimes, people can be wrongfully accused, and everyone makes impulse decisions and mistakes that could create a huge impact on the rest of our lives. If you have been charged with retail theft sometimes known as shoplifting, you could face harsh penalties like fines from hundreds of dollars to thousands and you could be facing jail time. In order for you to resolve the charges against you, you need a retail theft attorney West Palm Beach to represent you as retail theft can be a serious criminal offense.

 

What is Retail Theft?

 

Retail theft is when a …

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JUNE  12 2019
Juvenile Attorney West Palm Beach | What Are the Responsibilities of a Juvenile Attorney
Juvenile Attorney West Palm Beach | What Are the Responsibilities of a Juvenile Attorney

Courts understand that minors generally do not have the capability to make sound judgment and decisions about their behavior. When underage children commit crimes such as trespassing, shoplifting, to something serious as murder, they are often treated differently than adults. Minors also have specific rights under the law. They have the right not to be questioned by law enforcement without parental consent. If you’re looking for a juvenile attorney in West Palm Beach for yourself or your child, you have come to the right place.

 

What is Juvenile Law?

 

Juvenile law applies specifically to minors. Both adults …

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MAY  26 2019
Probation Lawyer West Palm Beach | Probation Violation Consequences and Requirements
Probation Lawyer West Palm Beach | Probation Violation Consequences and Requirements

Probation is usually part of a sentence in a criminal case. It is often ordered as part of a plea agreement. It is a sentencing procedure where the offender avoids jail time except they have to meet certain guidelines that they must fulfill or follow in order to avoid a jail sentence. A probation lawyer West Palm Beach serves as a legal representative of the offender to present the case and issue evidence if the person still on probation commits a violation.

 

Common Requirements for Probation

 

In order for the offender to avoid jail time, here are …

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MAY  12 2019
West Palm Beach Attorney | Advantages of Hiring an Attorney
West Palm Beach Attorney | Advantages of Hiring an Attorney

The role of an attorney is to protect his or her client from abuse of the law. Without them, no one would stand up for you if in such cases where a police officer or anyone would violate your rights. Hiring a West Palm Beach attorney is crucial in winning a lawsuit if you were injured or lost a loved one.

 

Why Hiring an Attorney Is Important

 

Hiring an attorney offers a lot of benefits. Here are a few reasons why you should have one.

 

  • Attorneys protect society. They protect people and help keep things

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APR. 26 2019
Criminal Lawyer West Palm Beach | Job Descriptions and Requirements
Criminal Lawyer West Palm Beach | Job Descriptions and Requirements

Becoming a criminal defense lawyer isn’t just a walk in the park. It requires significant formal education and to complete a bachelor’s degree in order to get started. If you want to know more about what a criminal lawyer West Palm Beach does, read on.

 

Basics of Becoming a Criminal Lawyer

 

After completing a Bachelor’s degree, one must take three years of Law School to obtain a Juris Doctor degree. This is very important. Criminal defense lawyers must pass the bar exam, background test, character evaluation, and must obtain a state licensing. Here are also some of …

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JAN. 31 2019
Juvenile Attorney West Palm Beach | Burglary Law
Juvenile Attorney West Palm Beach | Burglary Law

A burglary can have very severe consequences in Florida if found guilty. Always seek legal representation if you think you may be charged with a crime like a burglary.

 

Definition

 

Under Florida Statute 810.02(3), the crime of Burglary of a Dwelling is defined as unlawfully entering a dwelling, remaining inside a dwelling surreptitiously, or remaining inside a dwelling after permission to remain has been withdrawn with the intent to commit a crime inside. A dwelling is defined as a building or conveyance of any kind, which has a roof over it and is designed to be occupied by …

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DEC. 13 2018
Retail Theft Attorney West Palm Beach | Retail Theft in Florida
Retail Theft Attorney West Palm Beach | Retail Theft in Florida

Retail theft might seem like a minor infraction, but the penalties can be severe under certain conditions. Here are the basic facts surrounding retail theft in Florida.

 

Definition

 

Pursuant to Florida Statute §812.015(1)(d), retail theft means: “the taking possession of or carrying away of merchandise, property, money, or negotiable documents; altering or removing a label, universal product code, or price tag; transferring merchandise from one container to another; or removing a shopping cart, with intent to deprive the merchant of possession, use, benefit, or full retail value.”

 

Consequences

 

Under Florida Statute §812.014, retail theft can be …

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JAN. 24 2018
Types of Florida Cyber Crimes and How to Defend against Charges
Types of Florida Cyber Crimes and How to Defend against Charges
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In our modern age, computers are taking over more and more parts of our life and how we engage with society at-large. So it’s not surprising that criminals are increasingly using computers to commit crime.

 

Some of these acts have been around for a while – people today are just using computers to accomplish them. For example, using chat rooms to lure underage victims. However, computers have also created an entire new class of crimes, collectively defined as cyber crimes.

 

The state of Florida takes cyber crime very seriously, with most offenses prosecuted at the felony level.…

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JAN. 8 2018
Posting Explicit Images Can Be a Type of Sexual Harassment in Florida
Posting Explicit Images Can Be a Type of Sexual Harassment in Florida
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Making lewd comments about someone’s attire. Tying sex to job duties or advancement. Touching someone inappropriately. Repeated requests to go on a date.

 

These are the types of things most people think about when they imagine sexual harassment – and with everything in the news these days, it’s difficult not to imagine sexual harassment.

There’s one type of sexual harassment covered under the laws of Florida that no one seems to be talking about right now though: sexual cyber harassment.

 

What exactly is it? How does it work? What are businesses doing about it?

 

Defining …

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