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  • Getting caught with your pants down, DUI style! In another case of weird DUIs, a St. Lucie County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a man for reckless driving, and started a DUI investigation. It turns out the man was wearing only underwear that stated “breathalyzer” on it.   It also said “Blow Here” and you can guess where. So one would beg the question, was anybody …
  • Apples to Oranges – the Dangers of Comparing Your Case to Another In today’s world, everybody is a comparison shopper. With the advent of the Internet, it takes all of about two seconds to find out where the best deal is. You can go online and compare store prices between all the big-box retailers. If you are going to buy a car, you can go to websites …
  • Marijuana, Theft, Underage Drinkers finally get breaks in Broward County Years after being behind in recognizing that many charges brought forth by the Office of the State Attorney in Broward County were a waste of taxpayer resources, a new civil citation program will be implemented throughout the county.   In this article, you can see the flawed effects of over prosecution on petty offenses. For example, …
  • Will the Judge Throw My Case Out at Arraignment in Florida? A common misconception I hear from potential clients is that a judge will look at their case at the arraignment and just “throw it out” based on their specific situation. This is simply not the case. In fact, the only way a judge can throw out a case (specifically a criminal case, not a civil …
  • To SCRAM or not to SCRAM? As technology changes, so to the methods the court use to enforce sentences. With DUI advocacy becoming hot button topic over the last 20 years, the courts are trying their best to enforce sentences for DUI, and prevent recidivism. Here in Palm Beach County, the office of the state attorney enacted a first time DUI …