5 THINGS YOU MUST DO AFTER YOU HAVE AN ACCIDENT

There are many times that people are involved in an accident and don’t feel injured, so they agree to either swap information or not report the crash on the promise of being compensated by the other driver. This is the worst thing you can do, especially if you have property damage or bodily injuries that come up later. 5 things I recommend that you do in all accidents are: 1. Report it to the police. This is time consuming and the police could take a long time to get to you
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Jerry Jenkins – Criminal Defense in Orlando Florida

Being accused of a crime carries with it potentially serious implications for the accused’s future. Whether you are being charged with a crime, you’ve been arrested or indicted, or even if the police want to talk with you regarding a situation you had involvement with, it’s important to discuss your case with a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer in Orlando. Anyone being charged with a criminal suit has the right to consult with a lawyer, who can help to ensure that you receive all the constitutional protections you are entitled to.
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DUI Defense begins the minute you are pulled over

If you have been charged with a DUI in the state of Florida, it is a serious offense and must be addressed accordingly and quickly. It is important to acquire legal representation quickly after the offense, as the state of Florida has strict timetables and deadlines for when particular motions and evidence needs to be submitted after an offense. Any chance of having a charge dismissed or lessened is greatly increased having proper and professional law representation. What most individuals don’t know is that their legal defense starts the minute
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What Happens After Getting a DUI?

Driving while under the influence of alcohol can be a very dangerous and costly mistake to make. Florida considers any individual operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher to be legally DUI, or driving under the influence. Regardless of whether you didn’t feel drunk or felt your driving ability wasn’t affected, your BAC is often the determining factor in your conviction. This limit is lowered to 0.05% for anyone under the legal drinking age of 21 (considered to be minors under certain DUI
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Juvenile Delinquency Attorney Orlando Fl

A juvenile delinquent is defined as a minor who committed an act in violation with the law. Depending on the severity of the act, the youth in violation may be charged with a delinquent act or with an actual crime, in which case, they could be tried as an adult in the respective court. Once the youth has been observed or is implicated in an act that violates the law, an officer of the law becomes involved and from that point on, the implications and punishment varies substantially depending on
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Labor Day Weekend 2015 and DUI in Florida

As we celebrate the working people’s contribution to the country and the end of summer, as with most holidays, law enforcement will have increased patrol units trying to keep the roads safe. There are many common ways that the cops will use to detect and enforce drunk driving laws. For example, the Metropolitan areas have and will continue to use multi-agency patrols to detect and target drivers suspected of DUI. These patrols are usually in high traffic areas. Another tactic that the police use are DUI Roadblocks. The roadblock is
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Breathalyzer Tests and DUI in Florida

What is a breathalyzer? Breathalyzer tests have become a standard way that officers measure the blood-alcohol level of a suspect. While the traditional tests are still used alongside a breathalyzer, the breathalyzer results are going to be one of the strongest pieces of evidence against you when evaluating your DUI case. Let’s start covering how you can possibly fight this by exploring how these results are even determined. A breathlyzer’s goal is to determine the amount of alcohol in your blood stream. For obvious reasons, it is impractical to draw
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About Grand Theft

Orlando Florida Grand Theft Attorney Grand Theft is considered a felony offense in Florida. Grand Theft can be defined as when someone intentionally and unlawfully takes property that is worth $300 or more, and they did so with the intention to permanently or temporarily take possession away from the rightful owner. The penalties depend on the classification of each individual charge, which typically depends on the value of the stolen property: 3rd degree charges will be brought if the property is valued between $300 & $20,000, and carries a maximum
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DUI Penalties in Orlando and Florida

Orlando DUI Attorney Jerry Jenkins A DUI in the State of Florida is defined as an offense in which the operator of a motor vehicle has a blood alcohol level greater than or equal to .08. The manner in which the offense is proven may vary, but once convicted, offenders are subject to the same penalties. First Time DUI Offenders A 1st conviction results in the impoundment or immobilization of the vehicle. The exception, being if the defendant’s family has no other means of transportation. The impoundment or immobilization shall
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Probation Violations in Florida

If you’ve been placed on probation in Orlando and are being charged with a Violation of Probation or Violation of Community Control, you have the right to retain counsel. While on VOP or VOCC, if there are any reasonable grounds to believe the terms were violated, any law enforcement officer who is aware of the persons status can arrest or request a county officer to perform an arrest without a warrant and return the offender to the court granting probation or community control. Often times, a probation officer who believes
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