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Monthly Archives: October 2022


Inchoate Offenses And Florida Law

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Is it a crime to almost commit a crime?  It depends on how close you were to the completion of the criminal act.  Federal and state laws recognize inchoate offenses, which are where a defendant planned to commit a serious crime (known as the “target offense”) or helped someone else.  For example, if the… Read More »

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Biden Issues Executive Order Pardoning Federal Convictions For Simple Possession Of Cannabis

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Is cannabis a dangerous drug that leads to dangerous behavior in the short term and chronic illness in the long term?  Is it a fun vice, like alcohol or tobacco, relatively harmless in moderation?  Is it a medical miracle?  A wellness fad?  It depends who you ask, but whichever interpretation you support, you will… Read More »

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Forgery Laws In Florida

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

You have probably heard of people forging signatures, which means signing someone’s name other than their own on a document, to make it look like someone else signed the document.  Under Florida law, the definition of the crime of forgery involves producing fake documents in a way that makes them appear genuine, with the… Read More »

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What Must The Prosecution Prove In A Drug Possession Case?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

In order to secure a conviction in a criminal case, the prosecution must present strong evidence that the defendant committed the crime of which he or she is being accused.  You have the right to consult with a lawyer, and the prosecution must be transparent with your lawyer about the evidence they plan to… Read More »

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