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What Exactly Is "Contempt of Court" and What Should You Do if You Are Charged with It?

Appearing at court isn’t always easy. Most of the time, it triggers our stress response, which can sometimes make us aggressive or for others, wish to simply avoid the issue. Whatever stressful situation you may be in, don’t ever show force, or simply ignore the court's orders. Otherwise, you’ll be charged with contempt of court.

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Out-of-County Warrants in Florida: What Do You Need to Know?

Have you or a loved one been issued an out-of-county warrant? Being issues a warrant of arrest is one of the most disheartening experiences one can ever go through, and even more so, if you’ve received it wrongfully. If you have questions about out-of-county warrants in Florida, you've come to the right place.

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When A Pardon Isn't An Option: Possession of a Firearm by a Former Felon

You may have heard about how recently, rapper Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a former convicted felon just a few short months ago.

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Being Charged with Auto Burglary is Serious.

Often at night when I'm browsing our local neighborhood groups or the NEXT DOOR app, I read about people having their cars broken into. Whether their car is locked or unlocked, almost daily cameras are catching alleged perpetrators breaking into vehicles.

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DUI Manslaughter and Methamphetamine

Meth is a central nervous system stimulant and can improve a person’s ability to drive- not impair it. A study in Holland found that meth improved reaction time, alertness, and performance in life threatening situations under certain doses depending upon the person's tolerance.

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What is Racketeering?

Racketeering involves the operation of fraudulent and dishonest business enterprises. Those who are charged with racketeering may face federal criminal charges with hefty prison sentences on the table.

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When Stand Your Ground Law Causes Tragedy

I am seeing too many honest men sent to prison for murder or aggravated battery when they thought the “Stand Your Ground" law protected them.

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Boating Under the Influence in Florida

Near Pensacola Beach, here on the beautiful Gulf Coast, there are many well-known and wonderful restaurants and bars on the beach. Many of us own boats and watercraft and enjoy a fun weekend on the water relaxing and often grabbing a drink with our friends and family.

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The Many Advantages of Body Cameras

Body cameras force bigoted or bias officers to behave like gentleman and hold them accountable for their actions. Arguably, it is not training or public policy that gives us meaningful change in how law enforcement officers treat minority communities- but body cameras.

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