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Stopped for Suspicion of DUI after Holiday Cheer?

DUI after Holiday Cheer

Stopped for Suspicion of DUI after Holiday Cheer? What to do and NOT to do Article by Attorney Clementine Conde   The holidays are a wonderful time to attend Charity events, office parties and get togethers with friends. Alcohol is flowing and everyone is full of merriment. However, it can be quite sobering when after driving home, you come face to face with a Police Officer. As a criminal defense attorney for over 25 years, I have defended thousands of DUI cases and the following tips can help you if you wind up being pulled over by the police.   Only answer the questions as...

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Summer Safety on the Water

Summer Safety on the Water

Summer Safety on the Water Article by Attorney Clementine Conde   Summer time in Florida is a great time to hit the water and have some fun! In the Tampa Bay area we are fortunate to have so many beautiful areas to explore on the water however we must always be cautious as boating can also be very dangerous. Although it is legal to have an alcoholic beverage and navigate a boat, it is illegal to be under the influence or impaired. Florida Boating under the Influence (BUI) cases charged under Florida Statute Section 327.35(1) are treated seriously mainly because Florida leads the nation...

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Injunctions Against Repeat Violence/Domestic Violence/Stalking (Cyber)

The rise of filings of civil injunctions has grown dramatically within the last decade thanks to social media.

Injunctions Against Repeat Violence/Domestic Violence/Stalking (Cyber) Article By Attorney Clementine Conde The rise of filings of civil injunctions has grown dramatically within the last decade thanks to social media. The granting of such an injunction even for a short period of time can have serious repercussions to the Respondent. Such repercussions include: loss of employment loss of right to own or possess a firearm loss of housing intrusive detentions by security in airports while traveling negative stigma attached to respondents (as being dangerous persons)   One should always seek the advice of counsel in the event that one is served with an Injunction due...

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Can I expunge or seal my record?

How do I expunge or seal my record

Can I expunge or seal my record? Article By Attorney Clementine Conde   Do you qualify for an Expungement? An arrest record can deny a person employment, housing, volunteer opportunities as well as create a stigma to citizens unfortunate enough to have been arrested. Florida Statute 943.053 makes adult criminal history records public with special provisions for access, unless the records has been sealed or expunged. In order to qualify to have an arrest record  expunged your case must have been disposed of  in one of the following ways: The case was dropped by the state attorney. This means that the state attorney chose...

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Another PETITION DISMISSED pursuant to INJUNCTION AGAINST REPEAT VIOLENCE for Criminal Defense Attorney Clementine “CC” Conde!

PETITION DISMISSED pursuant to INJUNCTION AGAINST REPEAT VIOLENCE for Criminal Defense Criminal Defense Attorney Clementine “CC” Conde’s client was found not guilty! CC’s client was a high school student responding to an INJUNCTION AGAINST REPEAT VIOLENCE, filed by another student. The allegations were that the client committed two (2) acts of Battery on the petitioner, as well as other acts of intimidation. While still attending high school, the client was present for the six (6) hours of testimony over two (2) separate court dates. If you find yourself seeking legal representation for an Injunction for Repeat or Domestic Violence for Criminal Defense,...

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Another NOT GUILTY Verdict for Criminal Defense Attorney Clementine “CC” Conde!

Another NOT GUILTY Verdict for Criminal Defense After a weeklong trial before the Pasco Country Court, the court delivered a NOT GUILTY verdict. The case involved an allegation of Sexual Battery, upon a physically helpless person. Never having faced any acquisitions or charges previously such as these, the client sought legal representation from Attorney Clementine “CC” Conde. The state tried to push Felony Battery of the First Degree on the client. The client would have faced thirty (30) years in prison if convicted as guilty. An offer was made to serve five (5) years of probation. The client rejected all the state’s...

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New Port Richey Criminal Defense Attorney | FAQ | “What Is Criminal Law?”

[FAQ] What is Criminal Law?  Answered by New Port Richey Criminal Defense Attorney Christopher Dyer At its core, criminal law is really just the set of rules governing how we behave, and when criminal laws are violated, are punishable by incarceration. Misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of either 60 days or 1 year, depending on the seriousness, and felonies are punishable by a maximum of either 5 years, life, or death, depending on the seriousness. If you are accused of violating a criminal law, it is imperative that you have an attorney to help defend you, protect your rights, and ensure you...

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[FAQ] What Is A Criminal Law Attorney? New Port Richey Criminal Defense

  "At its core, criminal law is really just the set of rules governing how we behave, and when criminal laws are violated, are punishable by incarceration. Misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of either 60 days or 1 year, depending on the seriousness, and felonies are punishable by a maximum of either 5 years, life, or death, depending on the seriousness. If you are accused of violating a criminal law, it is imperative that you have an attorney to help defend you, protect your rights, and ensure you are treated fairly and within the confines of the constitution. Criminal Consultations are always free,...

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[FAQ] What is a Criminal Statute? New Port Richey Criminal Defense Attorney

      "A criminal statute is a specific law that describes behavior that is punishable by incarceration. Every statute or every crime that you could be charged with in Florida is written in a criminal statute. Every criminal statute has specific elements that the state of Florida, through a prosecutor or Assistant state attorney, must prove beyond a reasonable doubt in order to convict you for violating that statute or “committing that crime". If you or someone you love is in need of a Criminal Defense Attorney - please contact out office TODAY for a no-obligation assessment of your case. Call (727) 849-5353  FOUR Criminal Law...

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[Hot Topic] Sexting- Should Minors Be arrested for Sending Nude Photos of Themselves?

Learn More About the Colorado Sexting Scandal - click here  "No doubt kids have always been curious about sex. In a simpler time, young boys finding a copy of Playboy or Penthouse in an older siblings room was thought to be a right of passage. For a child to be in possession of such a magazine with nude photos was not a matter for police, but for the family to deal with. Unfortunately we live in the age of technology where kids no longer have to rely on commercial enterprises like Hustler Magazine to satisfy their desires to see nude pictures. They just...

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