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Don’t Risk Driving Without A License Or Insurance In The Sunshine State

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Car insurance is expensive. Every time a driver receives a parking ticket, speeding citation or is involved in a collision, it’s possible that rates increase substantially. Florida drivers are also notorious for aggressive driving. Some people are tempted to drive without insurance, because what’s the worst that can happen? Driving on a suspended license,… Read More »

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Plea Agreement Or Trial: What’s Appropriate For Your Case?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Last year in Florida, over 200,000 criminal defendants were arrested. Of those arrests, many cases were pled out and never went to trial. What does it mean to plead out a case? The state’s attorney or district attorney in the jurisdiction where the defendant is arrested may approach the defendant or the defendant’s attorney… Read More »

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What is Spousal Privilege & How Does it Apply to Criminal Cases?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Spousal privilege is a unique device that is exclusive to married couples. In Florida, a spouse cannot be asked to testify against her spouse in a criminal proceeding, but there are exceptions to the rule. If you are facing criminal charges at the federal or state level and your spouse was not an accomplice… Read More »

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Covid-19 Vaccines: Wait Your Turn or Face Criminal Charges

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Recently in Tampa, Florida, an emergency medical technician recently honored as “paramedic of the year”  was arrested and charged with forgery, uttering a false instrument, falsifying a public record, creating a fictitious person, and criminal use of personal identification. Those are all felony crimes, and the defendant  lied about spoiled Covid-19 vaccines when he… Read More »

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Is it a Crime to Receive Stolen Goods?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Receiving stolen goods is a criminal offense in the State of Florida. To be prosecuted for receiving stolen goods, the defendant must  have knowledge that the goods were stolen or illegally obtained when he or she purchased or received the items in their possession.. If you have been charged with a property crime, even… Read More »

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Property Crimes: Burglary & Aggravated Burglary

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Recently in Tampa a defendant was apprehended for multiple counts of burglary. The Polk County Sheriff deemed his offenses especially heinous, because the defendant would target the homes of grieving loved ones attending a viewing or funeral. In total, the defendant is accused of burglarizing over ten homes, and his activity went unsuspected as… Read More »

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Hit & Run Offenses in Florida

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

Just last week, a woman was tragically struck and killed in a hit and run accident in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In Florida, a hit and run charge, or leaving the scene of an accident, can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. Leaving the scene of an accident is illegal. Leaving the scene… Read More »

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Accessory or Accomplice: What is the Difference?

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

If you were recently charged with the offense of accessory after the fact of a crime, or as an accomplice to a crime, you may be confused about what this means, or how serious the penalties may be. A criminal accessory is not the same offense or definition as a criminal accomplice. The distinction… Read More »

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Pre-Trial Intervention & Probation

By Scriven Law, P.A. |

If you or a loved one were recently arrested for a misdemeanor, or arrested for the first time, you may be eligible for  probation or pre-trial intervention program. Your eligibility is based on the crime you were charged with, your prior criminal record, and several unique factors. If you were charged with a misdemeanor… Read More »

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