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Arrest Made After Stolen Vehicle Chase Ends In Central Florida

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According to reporting from Click Orlando, an arrest of a man was made after a stolen vehicle chase ended in Osceola County. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that the person—whose name was not made public—barricaded themselves within the vehicle at the end of the chase. Notably, vehicle thefts have been on the rise… Read More »


Should I Accept A Plea Agreement In A Drunk Driving Case In Florida?

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Intoxicated driving is unlawful in Florida. Under state law (Florida Statute § 316.193), even a first-time DUI offense could potentially result in jail time. This raises an important question: Does it make sense to accept a plea deal in a criminal intoxicated driving case? Within this article, our Orlando DUI defense attorney explains the… Read More »


Who Is Allowed To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Florida?

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Was your loved one killed in a fatal accident? It is one of the most heartbreaking and gut-wrenching things that any person can ever be forced to endure. A civil wrongful death claim provides a legal remedy. Families can bring a claim to seek justice, closure, and financial support to help them through a… Read More »


Criminal Law In Florida: What Is An Arraignment?

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Were you or a loved one arrested for a criminal offense in Florida? If so, it is entirely normal to feel stressed out and unsure of where to turn next. It is helpful to have a general understanding of the criminal justice process, including the arraignment—which is one of the very first steps. In… Read More »


Orange County Middle School Teacher Arrested And Charged For Inappropriate Touching Of Students

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According to a report from Fox 35 Orlando, an Orange County teacher has been arrested and charged with a serious criminal offense for the alleged inappropriate touching of students. Javier Fernando Romero-Gonzalez—who was a middle school Spanish teacher Innovation Middle School in Orlando, FL—is facing a lewd and lascivious conduct charge. Within this article,… Read More »


Arrest Made In Relation To 2022 Orlando, FL Nightclub Shooting

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In the fall of 2022, there was a terrible shooting at two nightlife establishments in Orlando. Six people were hurt in the incident. According to a report from Fox 35 Orlando, a months-long investigation has concluded and an arrest has been made in relation to the incident. Here, our Orlando criminal defense lawyer explains… Read More »


Orlando Woman Charged For DUI Crash That Seriously Hurt Two Children

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According to a report from Click Orlando, a 32-year-old woman from Orlando has been arrested and charged with felony drunk driving related to a crash. Notably, two children suffered significant injuries in the collision. Ashauntie Cox is facing multiple criminal charges in Polk County. In this article, our Orlando DUI defense attorney explains what… Read More »


Reported Undercover Operation Leads To The Arrest Of Nearly A Dozen Men Seeking Alleged Sexual Activity With Minors

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According to a report from Fox 35 Orlando, a large undercover law enforcement operation has resulted in the arrest of 12 men in Central Florida. 11 of the suspects are facing serious felony charges for attempt to engage in sexual relations with a minor. Another man—who reportedly drove a friend to the meeting location—is… Read More »


Was Your Teenager Arrested In Central Florida? Four Mistakes To Avoid As A Parent

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Teenagers can get themselves into trouble. An arrest of a teenager could lead to serious long-term consequences in Florida—especially if a teen is facing certain types of criminal charges. Florida has a specialized process for juvenile justice. Parents need to be ready to help their kid navigate the system. In this article, our Orlando… Read More »


A Comprehensive Guide To Shoplifting Charges In Florida

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Were you or a loved one arrested for shoplifting in Florida? It is a serious criminal charge. You need to be prepared to raise a proactive, well-supported defense to protect your rights and your interests. There are many misconceptions about our state’s shoplifting laws. Within this article, our Orlando criminal defense lawyer provides an… Read More »


What Is A Probable Cause Determination In Florida?

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Being arrested is stressful. You may feel like you have no power when compared to law enforcement. However, the reality is different. You should never resist an arrest—even an unjust arrest—but you absolutely have the right to challenge a baseless arrest. In Florida, this may be done through a preliminary part of the criminal… Read More »


Law Enforcement Officer In Central Florida Arrested, Charged With DUI In Relation To Multi-Vehicle Crash In December

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According to a report from ClickOrlando, a Hillsborough County detention deputy was arrested in mid-March and charged with DUI offenses in relation to a crash that happened in December of 2022. 37-year-old Shastri Khan is facing charges because of a four-vehicle collision that happened in Polk City. He was found with an open container… Read More »


Former Florida State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty In A COVID-19 Fraud Case

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According to a report from CNN, Joseph Harding—a former Florida state representative—pleaded guilty to a COVID-19 fraud charge. Mr. Harding obtained more than $150,000 in improper COVID-19 relief loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA). He will be sentenced later this year. Here, our Orlando white collar defense attorney discusses the charges filed in… Read More »


How To Defend A Drug Possession Charge In Central Florida

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According to data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), there are nearly 2 million drug-related arrests by federal, state, and local law enforcement officers nationwide each year. The majority of drug arrests are for unlawful possession of controlled substances. Depending on the amount and the specific drug in questions, a possession charge could… Read More »


Street Racing Crackdown: Nine Arrested In Orange County

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Law enforcement authorities in Central Florida are taking more stringent enforcement action against street racing. According to a report from Click Orlando, nine people were recently arrested in Orange County as part of a comprehensive anti-street racing operation—and local law enforcement warned that more arrests will be coming in the future. Here, our Orlando… Read More »


DUI Defense In Florida: Can Breathalyzer Test Results Be Kept Out Of A Trial?

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Were you arrested for DUI charges in Central Florida? Did you take a breathalyzer test and (allegedly) blow in excess of the legal limit? You can be sure that the prosecution is going to trial to rely on those breath test results to get a conviction. This raises an important question: Can breathalyzer test… Read More »


Five Questions To Ask Your Orlando DUI Defense Attorney

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Were you arrested for a DUI? You are not alone. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 1.5 million intoxicated driving arrests are recorded nationwide each year—making it one of the most common types of criminal offenses. Of course, that does not make going through a DUI arrest any easy. Your license,… Read More »


Several Arrested After Police Find Teenager Dancing In Adult Nightclub In Orlando

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According to a report from WESH 2 NBC Orlando, a young girl—just 15 years of age—was found to be dancing at an adult nightclub in Central Florida. Four people have now been arrested in relation to this case. Within this article, our Orlando sex crimes defense attorney explains what we know and discusses the… Read More »


Mother And Daughter Duo In Lake County, FL Charged With Insurance Fraud

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A mother/daughter duo are now facing a number of different counts of criminal insurance fraud in Central Florida. According to a report from Click Orlando, Jessica Chechile and Heather Steverson are facing a collective 200+ counts of insurance fraud related to a scheme that they have been running for at least eight months. Here,… Read More »


Arrests Made In Alleged Central Florida Plot To Defraud Home Depot And Sell Equipment

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According to reporting from the Orlando Sentinel, several arrests have been made in connection with an alleged plot by a Florida man to defraud Home Depot out of more than $1 million worth of equipment. The scheme involves renting equipment from the company and then turning around and selling it online. Here, our Orlando… Read More »


A Comprehensive Guide To The Exclusionary Rule (Important Criminal Defense Tool)

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The burden of proof rests on the shoulders of the prosecution in any criminal case. It is the prosecution that has the duty of presenting evidence that proves the defendant’s culpability. Evidence is key to any criminal case. The exclusionary rule is a critically important legal protection that helps to ensure that defendants are… Read More »


Four Steps To Take If You Are Accused Of Credit Card Fraud In Florida?

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Credit card fraud is a serious matter. Under Florida law (Florida Statutes § 817.61), credit card fraud is defined as the unlawful obtaining or use of a credit card, with intent to defraud. It is generally charged as a felony criminal offense in Florida. Any person facing credit card fraud charges needs to be… Read More »


Five Ways Having A Felony Conviction On Your Record Could Impact Your Life

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Were you arrested and charged with a crime? It can be a deeply difficult and stressful experience to go through. That being said, you are far from alone. TechJury cites data showing that nearly 80 million Americans have a criminal record. Of course, not all of those people have felonies on their record. A… Read More »


What Is An Affirmative Defense?

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Were you arrested and charged with a criminal offense in Florida? You are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The burden of proof is on the prosecution. They are required to present evidence that proves beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant committed all elements of the offense. An affirmative defense is a specialized type… Read More »


Florida Law: Improper Exhibition Of A Firearm Or Weapon

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Florida protects the rights of individuals to lawfully bear firearms or other weapons. That being said, there are strict rules and regulations in place regarding how a person can use a dangerous weapon—including how they can exhibit/display their weapon. In Florida, the improper exhibition of a firearm or weapon is a criminal offense. Within… Read More »

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