Penalties For Carrying A Concealed Firearm In Florida


Weapons Charges

Share List According to Florida Statute 790.01(2), when a person knowingly carries a firearm that is concealed from the ordinary sight of another person, that is a crime. Florida gun laws are notorious for being strict and in Florida, this is a Third Degree Felony and considered a level 5 in severity rankings in Florida’s […]

March 20, 2019

What Is The Age Of Consent In Florida?


Sex Crimes

Share List Age of Consent laws in the United States often come under attack for a number of reasons. Most states’ age of consent falls between the age of 16 and 18. Some believe the age of 16 is too young, while others believe the age of 18 is too old. Many believe that judges […]

February 14, 2019

What Is The Age Of Consent In Florida?


Sex Crimes

Share List Age of Consent laws in the United States often come under attack for a number of reasons. Most states’ age of consent falls between the age of 16 and 18. Some believe the age of 16 is too young, while others believe the age of 18 is too old. Many believe that judges […]

January 30, 2019

Is There Sex Trafficking In The United States?


Sex Crimes

Share List Sex trafficking includes sexual slavery, often defined as the process by which human beings are forced into prostitution rings or otherwise exploited and victimized by those who would seek to profit. Human beings are sold or traded as part of this process, and if you think it doesn’t happen here in the United […]

November 29, 2018

What Should I Do If I’m Charged With A Drug Crime?


Drug Crimes

Share List U.S. crime statistics aren’t wonderful. Nearly one percent of adults are incarcerated, while about two percent are either on probation or on parole. Those rates are the highest in the world, and part of the problem is drugs; or rather the way we view drug use. We treat drug users as criminals who […]

October 23, 2018

The Common Sense Guide To Child Pornography Law


Criminal Defense

Share List The First Amendment protects most speech and expression, and there is generally wide latitude and allowance for all forms of expression – even publications which publish photos of women in little to no clothing. It’s all in the name of art. Nude adults are one thing. Nude or nearly-nude children are a whole […]

August 16, 2018

What Is A Ponzi Scheme


Main

Share List In short, a Ponzi Scheme is a well-known form of white collar crime. White collar crime is a broad term that describes any crime committed through deception, intended to increase financial gains. The Ponzi Scheme was named after Charles Ponzi in 1919, who was the first person to develop an orchestrate such a […]

July 6, 2018

Florida Crime Rate Down


Criminal Defense

Share List Bad news for criminal defense attorneys, the crime rate in Florida is the lowest it’s been in 47 years. According to statewide statistics, there was a total of 612,374 crimes committed in Florida, a 4.5% decrease from 2016. If you look at the number for the past 7 years, the crime rate has dropped […]

June 1, 2018

Most Common Crimes in Florida


Criminal Defense

Share List Each year, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) releases statistics on the crime in the United States. The FBI breaks the information down by the crime that was committed and the state, county, or town the arrest was made in. The most recent crime statistics we could get our hands on come from the […]

April 30, 2018