Blog Posts in February, 2013

Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?

The infidelity of one spouse is a common reason why many marriages crumble. However, Florida is considered “no fault” divorce state. This means that a spouse who is seeking a divorce does ...
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Juror Says "Stand Your Ground Law" Required Not Guilty Verdict

Daniel Greene was a juror in the Timothy Davis murder trial that resulted in a not guilty verdict last Friday. Greene also happens to be an attorney. As such, Greene was focused during the trial on ...
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Jurors Tell Longwell Lawyers Why They Acquitted

In an interview with Attorney Mark Longwell, of Longwell Lawyers, two of the jurors in the Timothy Davis murder trial revealed why they acquitted the retired Orlando police officer. Javier Zerquera, ...
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What your Attorney won't (can't) tell you about gain time

Sometimes it seems like your attorney can’t give you a straight answer about gain time in the Florida Prison Sentence. You want to know how much jail time you will actually serve on a particular ...
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Waiver of Impound Requirement After DUI Conviction

Florida Statute Section 316.193(6)(a) states that a court may order a ten (10) day impoundment or immobilization of the vehicle the defendant was driving,or in actual physical control of, when he/she ...
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Red Light Cameras: What You Need to Know

If you get a red light camera Notice of Violation in the mail saying you ran a red light and must pay a penalty, here is what you should know. The Notice of Violation must be sent to the registered ...
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