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What Constitutes Sexual Battery in Florida?

What Constitutes Sexual Battery in Florida?

In Florida, sexual battery crimes are offenses that, depending on the severity, can result in different penalties. However, for some people this term can get easily confused with other sex crimes. Therefore, understanding the definition of sexual battery in Florida is...

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Florida Statutory Rape Law

Florida Statutory Rape Law

In Florida, sex crimes are taken very seriously, especially, if there was a minor involved in the offense. Even if there was consent from the minor, based on the statutory rape law, a person might face criminal charges and severe penalties. Therefore, it’s important...

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What Is Domestic Battery?

What Is Domestic Battery?

Domestic battery is often the crime people think about when they hear “domestic violence.” While domestic violence can also include a wide range of other offenses, domestic battery occurs when one person hits or otherwise intentionally hurts a member of their...

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Veterans Treatment Court Statistics

Veterans Treatment Court Statistics

Veterans who complete the Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) are as much as 32 percent less likely to commit another crime in the first year versus the average incarcerated person in the United States. Veterans Treatment Court provides an opportunity for veterans who have...

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Veterans Treatment Court Locations

Veterans Treatment Court Locations

Florida’s Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) extends to 31 jurisdictions as of March 2019. Veterans Treatment Court offers veterans who face misdemeanor or third-degree felony charges a way to get treatment for their mental health or substance abuse issues instead of...

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Veterans Treatment Court in Pinellas County

Veterans Treatment Court in Pinellas County

The Sixth Judicial Circuit Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) offers some military veterans another option for getting the most favorable outcome possible in their Pinellas County, FL, criminal case. VTC is a voluntary, court-supervised treatment program for veterans who...

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