Many people are confused by what exactly a warrant is and what it means that there is one out for them. In this post, let’s discuss what these terms refer to, and how they relate to you. Only by understanding can you make the best possible plan to protect your future.
If you’re concerned about a warrant out for you… Continue reading
To the average person who is not an attorney, Florida’s criminal sentencing processes and laws seem to be purposefully confusing, or least very hard to understand the way they are written. While some sentencing have always been formulaic, they were significantly updated in 1998 to the current point system in place.
These point categories also work in ranges… Continue reading
In case you haven’t been following the summer Olympics, there’s been quite a debacle in Rio De Janeiro. This past weekend four US Olympic swimmers attended a lavish Olympic party hosted by French authorities. Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger, Jimmy Freigen, and Gunnar Bentz left the party with a few too many drinks in their system. On the way back… Continue reading
Florida gun laws are wide-ranging. In the state of Florida, individuals classified as “eligible” for the purchase and ownership of a firearm must be at least 18 years old. In general, no permit is required for the purchase of most firearms.
What Requirements Must Be Met for Gun Ownership?
Any individual over the age of 18 can purchase a rifle,… Continue reading
To say that recidivism, which is when a former prisoner goes on to commit another crime after release, is an issue in the United States is something of an understatement.
According to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2011, the average national rate of repeat offenders among released prisoners is a staggering 43.3%. A separate study… Continue reading
Crime statistics for 2015 are now out for Florida. The numbers show that overall crime has decreased in Hillsborough County, although the violent crime rate is higher, especially for murder and rape.
Only 18 percent of the counties in Florida had a higher arrest rate than Hillsborough.
Crime Overall is Down in Hillsborough County
The news about crime in Hillsborough… Continue reading
What happens if you are convicted of a crime in Florida and you’re put on probation? Do you know exactly what that all entails? What about if you’re put on parole after being incarcerated?
The intricacies of the Florida justice system can be confusing at best. Learn the difference between probation and parole, and the laws that… Continue reading
As any Tampa resident knows, towing companies show no mercy, especially along S. Howard Avenue (Home to $10 parking and nearly all of Tampa’s alcohol fueled nightlife). However, the Tampa city council is (kind of, finally) trying to fight towing companies to reduce the number of DUIs.
In 2008, the council introduced an ordinance to ban tow trucks from… Continue reading
It’s hard to think of having any sympathy for someone on the sex offender list. It’s easy to think of everyone on the registry as being one in the same, and all their crimes are unforgivable.
Anybody living in or visiting Florida who has been convicted of certain sex crimes, even if the conviction was in another… Continue reading
People have hailed cryotherapy as a way to treat arthritis, sports injuries, stress, skin conditions, and more. Cryotherapy works by exposing the body to extremely low temperatures, around -200 degrees Fahrenheit.
A marathon runner thought she would try it out to quicken her recovery time. She did not expect to step out of the cryochamber with more injuries than… Continue reading