Blog Posts in 2011

State Funding Cutbacks for the Florida Public Defender's Office

I hear the question every week in my office. Why should I hire you and not just get a free lawyer through the Public Defender's Office. It is a great question that I wish I was asked more often. ...
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Refusing A Breath Test

In the state of Florida, a conviction of a DUI can have many consequences including a driver's license suspension, fines and court costs well over $1000, alcohol classes, outpatient treatment, ...
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Padilla v. Kentucky

In March 2010, the United States Supreme Court set precedence with the decision of Padilla v. Kentucky 130 S. Ct. 1473. This case addressed the deportation risks that arise in a criminal defense case ...
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Florida's Newly Proposed Immigration Laws

In early May, the Florida Senate approved a new bill to control the illegal immigration issue that has been a topic of interest for many states including, Arizona, Alabama, and Georgia. The Florida ...
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How the Court Can Help You Overcome Drug Addiction

Ask yourself the following questions: 1. Have you used drugs other than those needed for medicinal purposes? 2. Do you misuse more than one drug at a time, whether for recreational or medicinal ...
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Don't Wait to Hire a Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Attorney!

When someone is arrested typically they are frightened or nervous about their future and many are very confused and frustrated about what it truly means to be in the criminal justice system. In my ...
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Why a Child Custody Agreement is Vital

Whether you are a divorced parent trying to work out an agreement with your ex-spouse as to the care of your children, or an unwed couple that recently had a child but your relationship failed it is ...
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Daytona Beach Immigration Law-To Hire a Lawyer or Not?

The list of pros and cons on retaining an attorney to handle your legal matters could go on forever and for some issues an attorney is not necessary, but if you're planning on filing paperwork for ...
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Why seeking legal representation is imperative when fighting an Injunction

Why being represented by an Attorney is critical when dealing with an Injunction An Injunction, more commonly known as a Restraining Order, is a court order restricting or limiting a person's contact ...
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