Dec 14, 2015

What is a House Arrest?

What is a House Arrest?

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 […]

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Nov 15, 2015

Can You Be Arrested in Another State with an FL Warrant?

Can You Be Arrested in Another State with an FL Warrant?

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 […]

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Sep 5, 2015

Can an arrest record lower your chances of finding job in Florida?

Can an arrest record lower your chances of finding job in Florida?

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 […]

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Aug 1, 2015

Can a Person in Florida Be Arrested without a Warrant?

Can a Person in Florida Be Arrested without a Warrant?

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 […]

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