Blog Posts in October, 2012

  • You have seen it dozens of times on TV and in movies – when a suspect is arrested, they are read their Miranda Rights. But what happens when a law enforcement officer makes an arrest and does not read the accused their Miranda Rights? "Is the Arresting Officer Required to Read Me My Miranda Rights?" Law enforcement officers are only required to advise a suspect of their Miranda ...
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  • In Florida, a Misdemeanor is a criminal offense with maximum possible sentence of up to a year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. Conversely, a Felony is defined as any criminal offense that is pushable by more than a year incarceration and a fine greater than $1,000. Misdemeanors There are two classes of Misdemeanors in Florida. A Second-Degree Misdemeanor is the lowest degree criminal offense ...
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