Blog Posts in 2017

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  • Sealing and Expungement of Multiple Cases
    Sealing and Expungement of Multiple Cases

    Under Florida law, criminal history records are public unless sealed or expunged. A criminal history is created when a person is arrested and fingerprinted, and includes the disposition of any charges ...

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  • Domestic Violence: Definition and Penalties
    Domestic Violence: Definition and Penalties

    In Florida, Domestic Violence is broadly defined. It includes not only, assault and battery, but also sex crimes, kidnapping, stalking and false imprisonment. When one of these crimes is committed by ...

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  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident - Availability of Restitution
    Leaving the Scene of an Accident - Availability of Restitution

    One moment of distraction while driving is all it takes for an automobile accident to occur. When it happens your first instinct is to make sure you and the other driver involved are okay. In Florida, ...

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  • Three Family Law Myths in  Florida
    Three Family Law Myths in Florida

    As a family law attorney, I speak to people daily who don’t understand how the system works. It is important to dispel some of the common misconceptions about family law. The three myths that come up ...

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  • The Real Cost of a Fake ID
    The Real Cost of a Fake ID

    This year is a special year for our family, my niece is finishing up high school and will start college in the fall. We couldn't be more proud. As I think of all the things I want to wish her on her ...

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  • 3 Reasons to Never Ignore a Traffic Ticket
    3 Reasons to Never Ignore a Traffic Ticket

    I cannot tell you how many times a week, I get a call from a person asking me to help them with a traffic ticket. As soon as I get on the phone, I pull it up on the clerk’s office website and announce ...

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