Recently the Florida Legislature revised the statute dealing with probation. You may now be eligible to convert your probation to administrative probation or terminate your probation in its entirety. To do so, a few conditions must exist. If you have not had any violations and your fines, court costs, restitution and all other obligations have
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Recently, The National Law Journal published an article titled “Reading the Legal Community for More Neuroscientific Evidence” by Owen D. Jones. This article addresses the advancement of Neurolaw in the justice system. Introduction: A late-career ad man came home from work one day, strangled his wife and threw her out their high-rise window in New
What should I expect to happen for being arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia while I am on county probation for First Offense Driving Under the Influence? I have not had any other violations and I am 8 months into my one-year probationary period and other that the DUI I have no other criminal record.I
Going to court can be a very unpleasant experience for most. We can save a lot of heartache and stress if we understand what is expected of us when we are present in a courtroom. These tips could help make your experience a little better: Lower your expectations of the results. Go in with confidence, but
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What is an arrest? When you are arrested, you are taken into custody. This means that you are not free to leave the scene. Without being arrested, however, you still could be detained or held for questioning for a short time if a police officer or other person believes you may be involved in a