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  • Florida Legalizes Smoking Medical Marijuana We predicted it months ago.  A Judge in Tallahassee ruled the ban on smoking prescribed marijuana unconstitutional last May.   This created a conflict in the law.   On May 18,   Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into legislation to repeal the ban on smoking medial marijuana. So What Really Happened Gov. DeSantis filed a motion to Dismiss the State’s …
  • License Plate Readers are now in Wellington Earlier in the year we discussed that license plate  readers were approved in Wellington.   According to WPBF the readers are now operational in Wellington. License Plate Cameras? License plate cameras are stationary cameras positioned throughout the city that constantly read license plates.  They check for bad registrations, possible license issues, and if cars are stolen.   …
  • What Happened to Senate Bill 118 Way back when, June 21, 2017, I wrote about an new bill (Senate Bill 118) that would help people on two fronts, getting mugshots removed, and administratively sealing criminal records that were dismissed. The law was supposed to be enacted on July 1, 2018. After July 1, 2018 I went in search of Florida Statute …
  • Where to do Community Service Hours? This is a commonly asked question by my clients. When a Defendant has to do Community Service Hours for Probation, for Pre-trial Intervention Program, or for a Deferred Prosecution Agreement they have to do them where the Court will accept them. Its not enough that a company that offer hours helps the community, it has …
  • License Plate Cameras are Coming The City of Wellington are looking to get 30+ license plate cameras to be set up throughout the town.  Recently the town counsel voted in favor of the cameras. What are License Plate Cameras? License plate cameras are stationary cameras positioned throughout the city that constantly read license plates.  They check for bad registrations, possible license …
  • CBD Legal? Illegal? Fact and Fiction A question that has come up to me recently is whether or not CBD oil is legal in the State of Florida.   This is a tough question to answer because state law and federal law seem to be at odds with each other throughout the country. Some can argue that state law does not endorse …
  • MUGSHOTS.COM owner Arrested For years, this blog has been commenting on the problems with websites who obtain police booking photos and disseminating them for pecuniary gains. Mugshots.com owner, a Palm Beach County resident, was recently arrested for a violation of the California law prohibiting the tactics Mughots.com were implementing. If you are new to this, essentially when someone …
  • Defendant Punches Lawyer after Losing? Did you see this?  A disgruntled client who was found guilty, turned and punched his lawyer after a guilty verdict was issued in his case.    A co-defendant joined in on the assault.   Chaos reigned in the court room for a brief time. Good thing for him his attorney doesn’t do this in his spare time
  • Drive Baked, Get Busted? Not really.... In this great story, by Wanda More, of WPTV News Channel 5, the reality behind the “Drive Baked, Get Busted” billboard on 95 is exposed.     Ms. Moore did an indepth investigation by interviewing the Martin County Sherrif William Snyder about the myth of DUI on Marijuana.   Additionally she sat with me to discuss legal defenses …
  • GROW YOUR GARDEN, BUT BE CAREFUL OF WHAT YOU GROW Now that Marijuana can legally be prescribed in Florida under 381.986, it doesn’t mean you can grow your own medication. Under Florida Statute Section 893.02(15)(a) it is illegal to produce, prepare, propogation, compound, cultivate grow or covert marijuana. Under 893.1351 it’s a second degree felony, punishable up to 15 years. So how can anyone legally …