The DMV Double Whammy
201703.07
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The DMV Double Whammy

A new DMV rule has been affecting drivers in Florida as of late. It doesn’t have a title, it isn’t listed under any statute, but it can still have a big impact on a person’s ability to drive. When certain traffic citations are issued and the driver elects to simply pay the fine (thus admitting…

201512.04
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Veteran’s Court

As Americans, there are some important responsibilities we have that allow us to maintain our freedom. A civic duty such as jury service is often taken for granted but it serves a critical purpose in protecting citizens from the power of the government. Voting is another responsibility that not everyone appreciates but is extremely important….

201507.31
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DOCS v. GLOCKS

In another win for gun owners, a federal court recently upheld a new Florida law that restricts doctors from asking questions and recording information about patient’s gun ownership.  This means that Florida can start enforcing the law that restricts doctors from snooping around about firearms. This issue blew up a few years ago when some…

201507.24
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Man’s Best friend

Dogs are definitely man’s best friend – they are fun, loyal and have great personalities.  I know we all enjoy our dogs and love to let them run around and play, but safety comes first and you need to protect yourself from unnecessary lawsuits and big payouts for damages. Florida law states that the owner…

201506.26
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FREE RANGE PARENTS: LEGITIMATE OR FELONIOUS?

Summertime is finally here!  For most parents, this means a time for family fun.  The kids are out of school, happily engaged in activities such as summer camps, outdoor socials, sports, and playing out in the sun.  It’s supposed to be a time of enjoyment and relaxation.  But parents need to be careful.  Simple changes…

201506.12
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WHEN DOES FACEBOOK BECOME A FEDERAL CRIME?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that Facebook users can post their feelings and views without it becoming a federal crime, even if the posts seem threatening in nature.  Although the case does not address First Amendment rights directly, it is a step in the right direction as far as limiting the government’s control over…

201505.21
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BENEFITS OF A GUN TRUST 

Anyone wanting to own special weapons such as machine guns, silencers, short-barreled rifles and shotguns, and grenades must follow certain procedures set up by the National Firearms Act (NFA).  NFA items must have a serial number and be registered with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and can only be possessed and…

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Administrative Review Hearings in DUI Cases

Over the years, our firm has represented countless individuals charged with Driving Under the Influence. In describing DUI cases to potential clients, I explain that fighting a DUI requires defending on two separate fronts:  First, we must fight against criminal sanctions such as prison, jail, house arrest, probation, etc.  Second, we must fight against administrative…