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Think Marijuana is Legal? Not so Fast! Marijuana Penalties in Florida

What are the marijuana possession penalties in Florida?
If you’ve been watching the news at all in the last decade, then you know how much people are talking about marijuana. A handful of states have legalized it completely, and that creates tension between the federal government and state governments. Many people are confused regarding what […]

Florida Senate is Moving to Add More Medical Marijuana Licenses – Call a Criminal Lawyer In Fort Lauderdale

Florida voters passed a constitutional amendment in November that legalized medical marijuana for people suffering from many different medical conditions. In 2014 and 2016, lawmakers enacted laws that legalized medical marijuana for certain, select patients, such as the terminally ill. Under the old system, there were seven dispensaries with licenses to grow medical marijuana […]

Embezzlement Penalties are Severe in Broward County

What are the penalties for embezzlement in Fort Lauderdale, Florida?
Embezzlement is a type of white collar crime where someone who’s supposed to be looking after someone’s property steals that property because they had access to it. They violate that trust by stealing some or all of the assets they’re supposed to be looking after.

Embezzlement […]

What places aren’t concealed weapons allowed in? Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Explains

Concealed Weapons Aren’t Allowed Here
The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in Florida issues licenses to carry concealed firearms to certain, select people. A concealed firearm can be anything from a handgun, to a knife, to a billie club.

Concealed handgun licenses are valid for a period of 7 years from the time they are […]

Am I an Accessory to a Crime?

What does it actually mean to be an ‘accessory’ to a crime?
When most people think of criminal charges, they think of someone that actually committed the crime. However, you can have criminal charges levied against you just for being a part of a crime, maybe by contributing to or aiding in a criminal act. […]