In Florida, judges are able to give a type of sentencing known as community control which is, practically speaking, a house arrest. In fact, the state has one of the largest community control programs in the nation. Instead of sentencing an […]Read more
In times past, blind dates were usually set up by mutual friends, or by a family member who knew the person you were going to meet. Today, however, online dating and other such services have resulted in many people […]Read more
What if every police officer in the United States were more like Sheriff Andy Taylor and his deputy Barney Fife from the Andy Griffith show? In case you are not familiar with this reference, then […]Read more
The answer to the question raised in the title is yes: The Extradition Clause in the Florida Constitution clearly states that if you have a fugitive warrant (an arrest order issued against a suspect who […]Read more
Everybody makes mistakes. Perhaps you were in the proverbial wrong place at the wrong time and found yourself in the bad graces of a law enforcement official due to the negligence of somebody you thought was your friend. From having […]Read more
As anyone who has had a run-in with the law knows, getting back on your feet and re-entering law-abiding society can be a challenge. People view you differently—including employers. While […]Read more
Typically, when people refer to a warrantless arrest in Florida, they are speaking about a particular type of arrest in which an individual is taken into custody despite the fact that the officer handling the situation […]Read more
It’s important to know how to protect yourself from Florida sex offenders. To help you learn how, we’ll explain the difference between sexual offenders and predators, as well as the state registry.