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Deadly Hit and Run Crash Reported in Downtown Orlando

A deadly hit and run that occurred on March 28, 2022, was under investigation Monday afternoon. The accident took place in downtown Orlando around 3:30 pm and caused a road closure.   Hit and run incidents in Orlando have been gradually increasing in recent years. If you have been accused of leaving the scene of a car …

Polk County Prostitution Sting Results in Arrests

According to the Polk County sheriff’s office, Tiffany Nash, 32, was arrested for human trafficking another woman. According to deputies, Nash threatened the adult woman with violence if she did not prostitute herself. Nash is also said to have demanded the woman’s whole prostitution earnings, and has been arrested and charged with human trafficking, prostitution proceeds, cocaine, methamphetamine possession, …

Domestic Violence During the Holidays

The rate of domestic violence tends to increase during the holidays as compared to the rest of the year due to various factors. However, there are times when people lose their temper, causing emotional distress, even if it does not technically rise to the level of domestic violence. If you have been arrested for domestic …

Human Trafficking Expungement Updates in Florida

The process of receiving a criminal record expungement requires all documents and information relevant to your case (both physical and electronic) be completely destroyed. However, Florida law states that a sole record of one’s criminal history be retained, to be used by law enforcement for certain situations. The general expungement statute has various criteria in …

Golf Cart DUI: What Vehicles Fall under Florida DUI Laws

Florida has over 1,300 golf courses, making it the state with the highest number of golf courses in the country. The state is also the host of the PGA tour, among other prestigious golf tournaments. Golf culture is woven into the heart of Florida, which is why it’s beneficial for Florida residents and visitors to …

5 Benefits of Having Your Criminal Record Expunged

Whether you have had a misdemeanor or felony conviction, your record can make it challenging to get back on your feet. A permanent criminal record follows you everywhere, even if you’re ready to move on. Those past crimes leave permanent marks on your life. It can be emotionally draining to have your past mistakes constantly …

Is it a Crime to Violate a Protective Order in Florida?

In Florida, there are five types of protective orders: sexual violence, dating violence, repeat violence, stalking, and domestic violence. Protective orders, or restraining orders, are civil orders from the court that prohibit a respondent from performing actions that harm or threaten the petitioner. Therefore, failing to comply with a protective order may result in criminal …

British Tourists Return to Orlando After 19 Months

Virgin Atlantic is reuniting families just in time for the beginning of the holiday season as international travel restrictions are lifted. The COVID-19 pandemic has kept many families apart for the past 19 months, but the wait is finally over as British tourists are finally welcomed back to Orlando. Families could be seen reuniting with …

Florida Teacher Charged with Child Abuse after Being Awarded “Teacher of the Year”

Two days after being named “Teacher of the Year,” Caroline Lee was arrested for child abuse of a student. According to the Duval School’s police report, Lee called the student into her classroom to speak privately and allegedly struck the student’s face. Prior to the incident, the Duval County Public School’s Instagram account posted a …

How to Stay Safe on the Roads This Snowbird Season

There are many benefits to living in Florida, including temperate weather for much of the year and access to various activities as a result. However, year-round residents are not the only ones seeking refuge in the Sunshine State during the cold months. Winter season is also snowbird season, aptly named for those part-time Florida residents …

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