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Self-Defense & Stand Your Ground Laws in Florida

Self-Defense & Stand Your Ground Laws in Florida

From time to time, people may find themselves in a risky situation where they need to defend themselves or others. Stand your ground laws in Florida justify using force to respond to an imminent threat.  Floridians are legally allowed to exercise their right to...

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Florida Criminal Mischief: Charges & Penalties

Florida Criminal Mischief: Charges & Penalties

Criminal mischief in Florida, commonly known as vandalism, may seem inoffensive. However, placing graffiti or committing any act of vandalism is considered a criminal offense. In other words, if you are found guilty of criminal mischief in Florida, you could face...

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Fleeing and Eluding Charges in Florida

Fleeing and Eluding Charges in Florida

Being stopped by the police can be overwhelming and frightening. Despite how stressful this situation can be, it is in your best interest to pull over. Failing to stop when directed by a police officer can result in a fleeing and eluding charge in Florida.  Even...

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Vehicular Homicide Florida: Definition & Penalties 

Vehicular Homicide Florida: Definition & Penalties 

Car accidents happen every day. In addition to injuries and a bad experience, drivers could also face a vehicular homicide charge in Florida if someone died as a result of reckless driving. Due to its severity, a conviction for this offense can result in imprisonment,...

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