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What is an Organized Scheme to Defraud?

The term “scheme to defraud” is defined as an ongoing course of conduct with the intent to defraud one or more persons. When charged as an organized scheme to defraud, multiple acts become lesser included offenses, For example, if someone tricks several people into purchasing a bicycle when there is

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How to Get A Prescription Drug Charge Dismissed

If you have been charged with a prescription drug offense you may be able to get the charge dismissed. Every criminal defendant is entitled to challenge the charges against him or her. A defendant may request that the judge dismiss or reduce the charges. A criminal defense attorney should determine

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What is an Injunction?

Injunctions or ‘orders of protection’ are put in place by the court to essentially keep a person from doing an action. That action could be having contact with someone, going near a person, or some other kind of activity. Injunctions are used as a form of protection in many different

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What Are the Penalties for DUI in Florida?

Have You or a Loved One Been Arrested for DUI? Under Florida law, driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances, or controlled substances, is one offense, proved by impairment of normal faculties or unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above. What Are the Penalties

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What Is the Misdemeanor Intervention Program?

There is a Misdemeanor Pretrial Intervention Program (MIP). The court shall dismiss the charges upon finding that the defendant has successfully completed the pretrial intervention program. In Florida, the Pretrial Intervention Programs are provided through Sections 948.08 and 948.16, Florida Statutes. Misdemeanor Pretrial Substance Abuse Intervention Program A person who

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What is the Florida Criminal Appeals Process?

Occasionally, the state oversteps the line between a legal conviction and an illegal conviction. Sometimes the state or its agents: create a crime obtain statements or physical evidence illegally improperly stop a vehicle and obtain evidence based on that improper stop fail to obtain a search warrant or obtain an

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How Do I Get an Arrest Warrant Resolved?

Here are the basic court procedures surrounding your trial proceedings, including what to wear, how early to come to the courthouse, and what type of participation will be expected of you when in front of the judge.

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