Categories for Criminal Defense

Florida’s 10-20-Life

April 29, 2020

Florida’s 10-20-Life law imposes enhanced penalties for crimes that involve a firearm. There are two primary enhancements under the law. In felony cases where a firearm is used those felonies are reclassified: A felony of the first degree is reclassified to a life felony A felony of the second degree... View Article

FLORIDA’S WARRANT-LESS ARREST EXCEPTIONS

April 9, 2020

In Florida, most arrests for misdemeanor cases have to be by warrant unless they fall under an exception. What are those executions you may ask? Below are outlined requirements to meet the criteria for a warrantless arrest: Law enforcement MUST be present during the commission of all elements of the... View Article

JAILS, PRISONS, AND COVID-19

April 9, 2020

During this difficult and confusing time, we must now think of the most vulnerable populations in the criminal justice system and how best to protect them from COVID-19. Jails and prisons are the perfect locations for this virus to spread like wildfire. There is overcrowding, subpar sanitation procedures, and severely... View Article

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

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