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- Florida Sentencing Enhancements Pt. 2: Habitual Felony Offenders & Habitual Violent Felony Offenders
An overview of the Habitual Felony Offender and Habitual Violent Felony Offender statutes. Unlike the PRR statute, which precludes the court from imposing a sentence that is less than the statutory maximum, these recidivist provisions increase the statutory maximum and, in the case of an HVFO, impose certain minimum mandatory prison terms as well.
- Massage Parlor Prostitution is Being Charged as a Serious Crime in California
The San Francisco Bay Area has seen a recent change in way prostitution is being prosecuted. Traditionally, prostitution and solicitation of prostitution were charged as low level misdemeanors. However, defendants are now being charged with serious felonies. It is important to understand who can be charged with these crimes and why the authorities are changing their policies.
- Civil Justice for New York Crime Victims
Injured victims of crime can use civil lawsuits to seek justice, hold responsible parties accountable, prevent future crimes, and obtain the financial resources victims need to rebuild their lives.
- How To Post Bond
Posting a bond can be an intimidating procedure, especially if a loved one is sitting in jail and you’ve never had any experience with the criminal legal system before. While the details can get confusing, there are essentially two ways to post a bond. An individual can post a bond for a family member, friend, or loved one, or a professional bondsman can post a bond for a criminal defendant.
- Oops, I Did It Again: Facing Multiple DWI Charges
Enjoying a few drinks while socializing is a popular way to spend a Friday or Saturday night for many people. Frequenting a bar during happy hour with some friends after work is also quite common. A-list celebrities may be able to afford a driver to chauffeur them around to these types of events, but the majority of us instead get from point A to point B by driving.
- Florida Sentencing Enhancements Pt. 1: Prison Releasee Re-Offenders
Florida has some harsh recidivist sentencing statutes, the most draconian of which is the PRR statute. This article outlines the circumstances under which the statute applies, and its implications for an accused person.
- America’s Over-Criminalization Still a Problem
More and more people are being thrown in jail for petty reasons.
- What Do I Do If My Criminal Attorney Performs Below Expectation
Attaining success in a criminal case is not an easy feat and requires close cooperation between the accused person and their attorney. The stakes are high considering the fact that your freedom is at risk with possible long term ramifications and legal financial implications. There should be high a level of communication exchange between you and the criminal lawyer assisting with your case.
- Internet Crimes Can Amount to a Wide World of Trouble - Also Larceny Basics in Las Vegas
For individuals dealing with internet crimes in Las Vegas Nevada or Larceny charges, here are a few details about what this means to you.
- Use of a Defendant's Grand Jury Testimony at Trial in New York
A practitioner must always be cognizant of the possibility of a defendant's Grand Jury testimony being used at trial. This article explains how it is that this can happen.