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What Are My Rights During An Arrest?

Posted on : July 31, 2019, By:  admin
Okaloosa-Arrest

If you were arrested for a crime, you have certain constitutional rights that are afforded to you. It’s important to be aware of these rights, because you may not necessarily be informed of them as soon as you’re detained. During an arrest, you have: The Right to Remain Silent This is the most well known […]

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Can You Face Charges for Shoplifting After the Fact?

Posted on : June 23, 2019, By:  admin
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In Florida, shoplifting is a fairly common crime. However, it carries with it staunch penalties that can be life-changing. If you’ve left the store without getting arrested for theft, you may think you’re in good shape. However, there are some situations where the establishment could still press charges against you. Here’s what you need to […]

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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal In Florida?

Posted on : May 27, 2019, By:  admin
okaloosa-checkpoints

Driving under the influence of alcohol is illegal in every state, both on a state and federal level. However, how law enforcement teams are able to check and detain drunk drivers is regulated by state and constitutional law. DUI checkpoints are one way to potentially remove a large number of intoxicated drivers from the roads […]

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Can Prosecutors Use My Social Media Profiles to Prove My DUI?

Posted on : April 28, 2019, By:  admin
Attorney for DUI in Crestview, FL

Social media has become a way of life for most people, especially young generations currently in high school or college. Statista reports that the number of social media users will grow from 2.77 billion in 2019 to a whopping 3.02 billion in 2021. As social media use increases, so does using it as evidence in […]

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When Does a Traffic Stop Lack Probable Cause?

Posted on : March 25, 2019, By:  admin
Attorney For Illegal Traffic Stop Martin T. Knopes

Probable Cause For A Traffic Stop For a police officer to pull you over, he or she must have probable cause or reasonable suspicion to do so. When an officer does not have probable cause and makes a DUI arrest, there’s a good possibility that the case will be dismissed, because the officer never had […]

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