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Understanding Public Intoxication Laws in Florida

Understanding Public Intoxication Laws in Florida

  • May 16th, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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The laws for disorderly intoxication and public intoxication in Florida can cause some confusion. People are often not sure what they can and cannot do when they have had too much to drink. One key thing to remember is that…

Is Domestic Violence A Felony in Florida?

Is Domestic Violence A Felony in Florida?

  • April 6th, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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If you face a domestic violence charge in Florida, you probably have many questions. One of the most common is, “Is domestic violence a felony in Florida?” The basic answer is – it depends. Sometimes it is, and sometimes it…

Florida Stalking Laws and Penalties

Florida Stalking Laws and Penalties

  • March 16th, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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Florida stalking laws were put in place to protect individuals from harassment, following, and cyberstalking committed by another person. This person is often a former partner or estranged spouse. While mental illness and substance abuse often contribute to the actions…

Florida Sex Offender Laws: What You Need to Know

Florida Sex Offender Laws: What You Need to Know

  • March 2nd, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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Florida sex offender laws detail severe penalties for individuals who are convicted. In fact, the sex offender laws in Florida are some of the strictest statutes across the country. In the State of Florida, sex offender information is made public,…

What happens if I violate a restraining order in Florida?

What happens if I violate a restraining order in Florida?

  • February 16th, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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Technically, restraining orders and other injunctions are civil matters. But when there is a violation of an injunction in Florida, it becomes a criminal matter. It is strongly advised to do whatever you can to not violate a domestic violence…

How to File an Injunction in Florida?

How to File an Injunction in Florida?

  • January 12th, 2022
  • Bruce Denson
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Being harassed by a neighbor can be very annoying, sometimes scary, and negatively affect your daily life. You have the right to feel safe and protected in your home and community and free from harassment. If you’re dealing with harassment…

Hire a Lawyer and Make a Plan

Hire a Lawyer and Make a Plan

  • May 1st, 2020
  • Bruce Denson
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I have always counseled my clients to hope for the best and plan for the worst. I’ve been thinking lately about how interconnected the ideas of hope, reality, and planning are. Hope, especially in times of crisis, is a necessity….

Plea in Absentia

  • August 27th, 2012
  • Bruce Denson
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If you are arrested in Florida while here on vacation (or perhaps a political convention) it may be possible to resolve your case without having to return for court. There are many ways we can make that happen. First, we…

Thinking Of Posting A Cash Bond?

  • June 21st, 2012
  • Bruce Denson
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Before posting a cash bond for anybody in jail, there are two important things for you to know. First, if the defendant violates a condition of his pre-trial release or fails to appear for a court hearing, the cash bond…