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What Types of Fraud Charges Can Defendants Face?

Some of the more common forms of fraud include writing bad checks, stopping payment on a check with intent to defraud after receiving purchases, falsification of real estate property or credit applications and identity theft. However, Florida law also covers numerous other types of fraud ― including mail fraud, corporate fraud and healthcare fraud, to […]

What is White Collar Crime?

According to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation),”in a nutshell,” white collar crime is “lying, cheating and stealing” and extends to a “full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals.” While white collar crimes are often sophisticated and do not involve violence, criminal charges can send convicted defendants away to prison for years. […]

What are Penalties for Illegally Carrying a Concealed Weapon in Florida?

Compared with some other states, weapons charges are a much more serious offense in Florida. If you are charged with carrying a concealed weapon, consult with a Jacksonville weapons defense attorney as soon as possible to start preparing your defense. Florida statute  790.01  Carrying concealed weapons makes it a third-degree felony to carry a concealed […]

What is the Difference between Petty Theft and Grand Theft in Florida?

The seriousness of a theft crime generally depends on the value of stolen goods. Whenever possible, experienced theft defense attorneys in Jacksonville, FL employ defense strategies to have authorities reduce felony charges to misdemeanors. Florida Statute 812.014 Theft outlines the difference between petit theft (petty theft) and grand theft in Florida. Generally, stealing property valued […]

How Do Chatroom and Other Online Stings Work?

Today, digital communication facilitates the commission of numerous sex crimes. Consequently, authorities began setting up sting operations to catch online sexual predators. The operations primarily target suspects engaging in illegal sexual conversations or encounters with minors. If you are caught in an online sting, Florida sex crimes defense attorneys employ effective case strategies to protect […]

What Potential Penalties Might You Face for a Florida DUI?

Understanding the potential penalties you may face when arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can help put your case into perspective. A Florida DUI attorney in Jacksonville works to help you beat the charges, seek reduced charges or obtain lighter sentencing. Florida statutes outline penalties for DUI offenses as follows: First DUI offense Fine […]

What are Your Rights Under Unlawful Search and Seizure in a Drug Case?

Challenging drug search and seizure is often a common criminal defense tactic used in drug cases. Jacksonville drug crime attorneys can investigate the circumstances surrounding your arrest or search to find out whether there were constitutional rights violations. The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution guarantees your rights against unreasonable search and seizure, and requires authorities […]