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Juvenile Crimes VS Adult Crimes

April 3, 2020

We know that there are parents and juveniles who worry about what will happen to a juvenile who is charged with a crime. Will they be punished as a juvenile? As an adult? Will they have to try their case before a jury or just in front of a judge?... View Article

What is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

April 3, 2020

In the state of Florida, crimes are generally categorized as misdemeanors or felonies. Do you know the difference? Misdemeanor Penalties Second-degree misdemeanors are punishable up to 60 days in jail, up to a $500 fine, or both.will incur a First-degree misdemeanors are punishable up to 365 days (1 year) in... View Article

Florida Governor Issues Executive Order Requiring Isolation or Quarantine of Individuals Coming from New York Tri-State Areas with Potential Criminal Consequences

April 3, 2020

On March 24, 2020, Florida’s Governor issued Executive Order 20-80 (Emergency Management – COVID-19 — Airport Screening and Isolation) in response to the fight against the current COVID-19 global pandemic. The Order states: “many cases in Florida have been as a result of individuals coming into the State of Florida... View Article

Minimum Age Raised to 21 for Purchase of Tobacco Products

April 3, 2020

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed a bill that bans the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. USA Today reports: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially changed the federal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. The new minimum age applies to all... View Article

FDLE Unable to Detect THC Levels

February 10, 2020

As of July 2019, Florida decriminalized hemp—which caused a multitude of complications for law enforcement officers and lawmakers across the state. If you’ve heard of CBD and its purported benefits, you may also be aware that this particular strain of cannabis is not supposed to get you high, or create... View Article

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