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Guide to Florida Drug Possession Laws: What You Should Know

The US government has waged the war on drugs for more than 40 years at this point. As a result, drug laws are some of the most strictly enforced rules throughout the nation. If you are facing any sort of drug possession charge in Florida, it is critical that you understand two things. First, you need to know what...

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Is Verbal Assault Considered Domestic Violence in Florida?

In Florida, the term “domestic violence” refers not to any single crime, but to a class of crimes with a common thread. Domestic violence means violence within a family or household relationship. More specifically, “domestic violence” refers to any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, etc., that is committed within a domestic relationship. Florida verbal assault law fits into...

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Searching for Orlando Criminal Defense Attorneys? Why Experience Matters

No one ever expects to need the support of a criminal defense attorney—but if you happen to find yourself in that situation, know that you have options! As soon as possible, you will want to search for Orlando criminal defense attorneys who have the experience and expertise needed to navigate your unique case. Not all experience, of course, has...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | DUI

Why Work with Orlando Defense if You’ve Been Charged with a DUI

If you find yourself facing a DUI conviction, you are likely experiencing a wide range of emotions—from shame, to regret, to uncertainty about what the future holds. Though this may be a turbulent time, the team here at Orlando Defense is ready to help you navigate it with clarity and confidence. Just read on to see what makes us...

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How to Hire the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer (for You)

When you or a loved one have been charged with a crime, it can be a terrifying experience. A million questions will rush through your mind. Am I going to jail? How can I get out? What about my job? My home? My family? How could this be happening to me? And, perhaps most importantly, do I need a...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | DUI

Here’s Why You Need to Request a DMV Hearing Soon After a DUI Arrest

Florida laws are very serious about driving under the influence. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) has the authority to suspend your driver’s license automatically following a DUI arrest. Unfortunately, many Floridians aren’t aware that they can challenge this suspension at a DMV hearing. What Is a DMV Hearing? In Florida, a DMV hearing is...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | DUI

What Happens If You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in Florida?

Imagine: It’s a quiet night and you’re driving home from a bar after having a couple drinks with a friend.  Suddenly you see red and blue lights flashing behind you. Out of nowhere, a police cruiser races up to your car, and you know the police are about to pull you over.  You try to stay calm. But you...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | DUI

Do I Need a Lawyer for a DUI?

The answer to this question is simple: Absolutely!  Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can change your life forever.  It’s hard to overestimate what’s at stake. Even the first DUI conviction can land you in jail for up to six months. On top of that, a conviction will cause serious harm to your career and reputation. If...

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How to Get Expungement in Florida [in 2021]

A new year is upon us—and for many of us, the arrival of 2021 feels like a fresh start! Unfortunately, it can be hard to feel energized for the year ahead if you are still struggling with convictions from your past. This is where an expungement lawyer may be able to help. Just read on to learn more about...

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How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in Orlando for You

Many people don’t consider the possibility of getting arrested or the necessity of a reputable criminal defense lawyer if an incident occurs. However, having an excellent attorney is vital when faced with a criminal charge. Finding the right attorney for your case can make all the difference when building your defense, and it can be especially daunting when you...

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