Legal Rights

What Does “Capias” Mean in Criminal Law?

What Does “Capias” Mean in Criminal Law?

There are multiple ways that a court can issue an order for someone’s arrest. One common method occurs when there is probable cause to believe...

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Places Where You Can and Cannot Conceal Carry in Florida

Places Where You Can and Cannot Conceal Carry in Florida

Florida enacted changes to its concealed carry laws in 2023 that now allow certain individuals to carry a concealed firearm without first obtaining a permit....

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Finding a Defense Attorney in Volusia County

Finding a Defense Attorney in Volusia County

While Daytona International Speedway is probably what most people think of first when they think of Volusia County, there is plenty more than that in...

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How Does the First Amendment Apply to Threats of Violence?

How Does the First Amendment Apply to Threats of Violence?

One of America’s most sacred rights in the Constitution is the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech. Many Floridians assume that making a threat...

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Does Marsy’s Law Violate the Constitutional Rights of Criminal Defendants?

Does Marsy’s Law Violate the Constitutional Rights of Criminal Defendants?

Florida voters approved Amendment 6, the Marsy’s Law Crime Victims Rights Amendment on November 6, 2018. The new law awards crime victims specific rights to be protected...

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Did the Police Entrap Me?

Did the Police Entrap Me?

Craigslist Police Entrapment Information As a criminal lawyer who practices in Orlando and the Greater Central Florida area, I have handled many prostitution, assignation, and solicitation...

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How to Get Your Case Dismissed After You’re Convicted

How to Get Your Case Dismissed After You’re Convicted

Several circumstances may make it possible to get your case dismissed despite having already been convicted. Also known as vacating a conviction, this legal motion...

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What is Considered a Valid Excuse for Missing a Court Date in Florida?

What is Considered a Valid Excuse for Missing a Court Date in Florida?

If you have been told to appear in court, it is best to consider it a demand andnot a suggestion. While there are times when...

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What Kind of Protesting is Still Permitted in Florida?

What Kind of Protesting is Still Permitted in Florida?

In the United States, the freedom of speech and protest is a constitutional right provided by our government. Generations of American citizens used the ability...

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Can Protestors Be Arrested for Burning the American Flag?

Can Protestors Be Arrested for Burning the American Flag?

In November 2016, shortly after the presidential election, Donald Trump posted on Twitter that nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag and that...

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What Does “Capias” Mean in Criminal Law?
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