From the United States Attorneys' Manual
Arrest of a Juvenile
A juvenile may be arrested on a warrant issued on either a complaint or a juvenile information. When arrest is unnecessary, the court may be asked to issue a summons on the complaint or information. In either case, it is advisable to have the complaint and/or information placed under seal to avoid public disclosure of the juvenile's identity.
By statute, the officer arresting a juvenile is required to advise
Florida Governor Rick Scott highlighted that the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was among the top five metro areas in the state for job growth in October 2013 with 11,200 new jobs. The Jacksonvile MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.6 percentage points over the year, from 7.6 percent in October 2012 to 6.0 percent in October 2013.
Governor Scott said, “The creation of 11,200 new jobs last month is great news for the Jacksonville area. As the local u
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On Thursday, November 7 2013, Jacksonville Beach was blessed by a great soul, Michael Franti. First attending a private party at Bluewater for his "Do It For The Love" foundation and then he filled the Freebird air with love.
Do It For The Love is a wish-granting organization gifting people who are living with advanced stages of life threatening illnesses live concert experiences and meet-and-greets with their favorite artists. Michael Franti founded the organization and
Whether you are single, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, in a same-sex relationship, have or do not have children, it should not matter to your employer. You have the right to be who you are and do your job.
Jacksonville, Florida is one of the largest metropolitan cities in the country that still affords no basic human right guarantees to the LGBT community who reside here. An attorney who is specialized in working with LGBT issues can help you protect your rights wh
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution may have successfully prosecuted Kelly Mathis in the Allied Veterans of the World case, but Pam Bondi is still free after taking at least $25,000 from the wounded veterans charity. A jury found Mathis guilty of 103 counts as charged, including one count of first degree felony racketeering, 51 counts of third degree felony illegal lottery, and 51 misdemeanor counts of illegal slot machines.
Florida criminal courts deal with DUI offenses. Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs not only endangers the drunk driver, but also those around them. Because of this Florida is known for taking a hard line approach to DUI offenders.
Fighting charges for a DWI or DUI in Florida will begin with a legal consultation. The professional handling the case will look at all aspects of the arrest. Why were you pulled over? What caused the police officer to suspect
Jacksonville Attorney, Cynthia Veintemillas recently reported:
After deliberating for a couple of days, jurors found Kelly Mathis guilty in the Allied Veterans of the World Scandal. Mathis is a well-known attorney in Jacksonville FL. He was “charged with operating a gambling network under the guise of a veterans’ charity [and] was found guilty of racketeering and several other charges on Friday.” Mathis was originally facing over 150 criminal charges.
About Florida Drug Charges
If you have were arrested for a drug crime, you should not take a chance with your freedom and the case. Florida law and Jacksonville prosecutors a tough stance on drug charges, with the penalties growing increasingly severe over recent years. "Time Served: The High Cost, Low Return of Longer Prison Terms," was a study released by Pew Charitable Trusts, that showed individuals drug crimes convictions letd to sentences that are 194%
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Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution announced that a Seminole County man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation that was responsible for distributing cocaine throughout Central Florida. Demonte Rashaud … Continue reading →
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Florida Law Enforcement While the full truth of the police corruption in Florida proven by the Allied Veteran’s case is being hidden from media and the public, the following may be another case where the Florida Department of Law Enforcement … Continue reading →
Florida Governor Rick Scott highlighted that the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was among the top five metro areas in the state for job growth in October 2013 with 11,200 new jobs. The Jacksonvile MSA’s unemployment rate declined by 1.6 … Continue reading →
Under Governor Rick Scott’s leadership, Florida’s economy has undergone a dramatic transformation in less than three years. Is the government being more responsible for the way the State of Florida spends citizens’ tax dollars after they were caught stealing through … Continue reading →
On Thursday, November 7 2013, Jacksonville Beach was blessed by a great soul, Michael Franti. First attending a private party at Bluewater for his “Do It For The Love” foundation and then he filled the Freebird air with love. Do … Continue reading →
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George Beckus has nearly 10 years legal experience working in Florida and New Jersey after starting his career as a Public Defender. George has handled thousands of criminal cases. He has a vast amount of experience in the court system, working with a … Continue reading →
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution may have successfully prosecuted Kelly Mathis in the Allied Veterans of the World case, but Pam Bondi is still free after taking at least $25,000 from the wounded veterans charity. A … Continue reading →
Jacksonville Attorney, Cynthia Veintemillas recently reported: After deliberating for a couple of days, jurors found Kelly Mathis guilty in the Allied Veterans of the World Scandal. Mathis is a well-known attorney in Jacksonville FL. He was “charged with operating a … Continue reading →
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