Blog Posts in July, 2012

Bench Warrant - Term of the Day

n. a warrant issued by a judge, often to command someone to appear before the judge, with a setting of an amount of bail to be posted. Often a bench warrant is used in lesser matters to encourage the ...
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Abscond - Term of the Day

v. 1) traditionally to leave a jurisdiction (where the court, a process server or law enforcement can find one) to avoid being served with legal papers or being arrested. 2) a surprise leaving with ...
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Modification of Child Custody

Motions for modification of child custody orders are quite common. There are many situations that can lead to a parent wanting to modify a child custody order. Some situations include: child custody ...
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DUI: Should I Take the Breathalyzer?

After practicing DUI law in Orlando for over twenty years, the one legal question I get time and time again is, “If I get pulled over in Florida for DUI, should I take the breathalyzer?” ...
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Do I need a lawyer for a first time DUI?

The short answer is, if you want the best possible outcome, yes. If you have been pulled over and accused of DUI there are numerous deadlines and requirements that must be met. Not properly meeting ...
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