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JUNE  20 2019
West Palm Beach DUI Lawyer | Why You Should Hire a DUI Lawyer
West Palm Beach DUI Lawyer | Why You Should Hire a DUI Lawyer

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, other drugs, or prescription medications is a crime in every state. Even if evidence of blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) shows impairment, a good West Palm Beach DUI lawyer may seek to have the charges reduced or have the cased dismissed. If you have been involved in a DUI accident, you should hire a DUI attorney to represent you.

 

Why Hire a West Palm Beach DUI Lawyer?

 

Drunk driving can be so deadly to other motorists that is why courts don’t take DUI lightly. But in the event that you’re truly innocent …

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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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NOV. 3 2017
The Thin Line between Halloween Pranks and Disorderly Conduct
The Thin Line between Halloween Pranks and Disorderly Conduct
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Pranks abound on Halloween, and many can be harmless fun. Like putting a scary object inside a refrigerator. Or jumping out of a box or trash can to frighten a friend.

 

Sometimes, though, pranks can involve destruction of property, trespassing, or disrupting the peace. With these types of pranks, the fun can end abruptly as those involved find themselves facing charges of disorderly conduct.

 

Because of this, it pays to know what qualifies as disorderly conduct under Florida law. That way, you don’t wind up with a misdemeanor charge for something that was meant to be …

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