St. Augustine Fight Results in Battery Charges
Approximately two weeks ago, I wrote an article about a fight that broke out between patrons and security at the Conch House in St. Augustine. The article was entitled St. Augustine Battery Charges After Conch House Brawl and can be found on the Jacksonville criminal defense lawyers website. The ...more
This article is a continuation of US Supreme Court Rules Dog Sniff Detention Violated 4th Amendment, an article on the Jacksonville criminal defense lawyers website, which discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court in Rodriguez v. State.
Traffic Stops Versus Unreasonable Detention
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Dog Sniff Unreasonable During Traffic Stop
Police officers are permitted to stop ...more
Legality of Medical Marijuana in Florida
Is medical marijuana legal in Florida? While many Jacksonville criminal attorneys state that it is not, one law firm has allegedly advised clients that it is. As stands, Florida Statute Section 893.13 makes it a misdemeanor to possess less than 20 grams of marijuana in Florida. If you possess 20 ...more
If you are charged with a felony crime in Florida, you have a few options. Your Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer should go through all of these options with you based on the facts or your case, the evidence, and the law. In the beginning of your case, the Duval County State Attorney may make an ...more
Jacksonville Police Officer Arrested for DUI in St. Johns County FL
Posted on April 22, 2013 by Cynthia Veintemillas, Attorney at Law
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Asst. Chief, Larry Jones
A member of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was arrested over the weekend for driving under the influence in Florida. Larry Jones is an “assistant chief with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.” He was stopped “early Saturday ...more
Mayor Alvin Brown has set aside an $11 million reinvestment fund to promote Downtown, Jacksonville revitalization and citywide job growth. The Jacksonville, Florida Law is now official.
The plan calls for $9 million to leverage private dollars for Downtown improvement, and an additional $2 million is slated for citywide economic expansion. The investments result from a successful round ...more
State Representative Seth McKeel (R- Lakeland), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement regarding the House’s proposed budget:
“In recent years, the Florida Legislature made responsible choices in tough economic times to balance the state budget and provide a fiscally sustainable future, without putting the burden off on our taxpayers through increased taxes. ...more
Seven Florida residents have been charged with multiple counts of Grand Theft and Organized Fraud for their alleged involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme totaling nearly $5 million. These defendants are accused of forming an operation with straw buyers who used their names and credit to purchase numerous properties. According to the police investigation, once ...more
What should you do if you are hurt at work?
Most personal injury lawyers will offer a free consultation to assess the situation. When injured on the job, like anytime an attorney may need be involved, it is best to work with an attorney who practices law specifically for the people who need injury attorneys.
Injury and ...more
Florida Bankruptcy News:
Asset Forfeiture Notifications: More Efficient and Cost-Effective Than Ever
The Department of Justice announced a change to the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act (CAFRA), effective immediately, which will allow federal law enforcement agencies to advertise certain public forfeiture notices online, at a reduced cost, at www.forfeiture.gov. This will save approximately $6.2 million each year in ...more
1/26/2004--Introduced. Safe Kids, Safe Cars Act of 2004 - Requires the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to:
conduct a rulemaking to increase utilization of child dummies in motor vehicle safety tests; and
develop a child crash test dummy capable of measuring injury forces in a simulated rollover crash.
Requires the Secretary of Transportation to:
launch a consumer ...more
Administrative Lawyer and Attorney | Regulatory Law Practice
Administrative law, commonly called regulatory law, is created and enforced by an administrative body, i.e., Department of Labor, the Federal Communications Commission, or the President. Depending on whether the agency is executive, legislative or independent will determine from whom it derives its power to issue regulations and its ...more
Rick Scott on Head Injury Law
Today Governor Rick Scott visited the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to participate in a ceremonial bill signing for the HB-291 Youth Athletes bill. The bill requires coaches and others to immediately remove players from a game or practice following ...more