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Author: Don Pumphrey, Jr.

Difference Between Detained and Arrested

September 13, 2018 Criminal Defense detained vs arrested

difference between detained and arrested

Detained vs. Arrested If I am detained does that mean I am arrested? It depends. Detained does not mean arrested.  In Florida, knowing whether you are arrested or just being detained is a question that has significant implications. Among other consequences, implications can impact speedy trial rights and Miranda rights.  The right in Florida to a speedy trial is triggered …

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How Do I Know if I have a Criminal Record?

September 12, 2018 Criminal Defense, Seal or Expunge Criminal Record background check, criminal defense, criminal record

florida background check

“How do I know if I have a record?  I got arrested once and they dropped the case so I don’t have a record . . . right?”   Answer: WRONG.  The only way to truly know whether YOU have a record is to contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement through the Federal Crime Information Center (run by the FBI …

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DUI Manslaughter Defense in Florida

September 5, 2018 Drunk Driving/DUI DUI, dui manslaughter

DUI Manslaughter Attorney Florida

DUI Manslaughter in Florida If you or someone you know has been charged with Florida DUI Manslaughter, the most important thing to do is to contact a law firm that is prepared to handle your case and protect your rights. The information contained in this article is just a generic guide for effective DUI defense, but every case is very …

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DUI Manslaughter Cases in Miami

September 5, 2018 Drunk Driving/DUI DUI, dui manslaughter, dui manslaughter miami

DUI Manslaughter attorney Miami Florida

DUI Manslaughter Attorney in Miami, Florida If you or someone you know has been charged with any crime in Miami or anywhere in South Florida, including Florida DUI Manslaughter please make sure to find an attorney to protect your rights. It is especially important to find an attorney that is experienced defending Miami DUI Manslaughter cases such as yours, someone who …

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DUI Manslaughter Sentencing in Florida

September 4, 2018 Drunk Driving/DUI dui manslaughter florida, dui manslaughter sentencing florida

DUI Manslaughter Sentencing in Florida

If you or someone you know has been charged with Florida DUI Manslaughter, the most important thing to do is to contact a law firm that is prepared to handle your case and protect your rights. The information contained in this article outlines the way sentencing guidelines in Florida dictate possible sentences if found guilty. The best option of sentences …

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The Unseen Impact of False Allegations in Sex Crimes

August 7, 2018 Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes false allegations, Sex Crime

False Sex crime allegations

False Allegations of Sex Crimes    There is a clear, conceivable and pervasive stigma against the perpetrators of sexual assault and other related crimes. Given the abject depravity of these crimes, this is understandable and expected. Rape is in its own category, “[n]o other crime is so fraught with controversy, so enmeshed in dispute and in the politics of gender …

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What to Know About Leon County Traffic Court & More

June 20, 2018 News & Announcements Traffic Court, Traffic Offenses

Ticketed? What to Know About Leon County Traffic Court & More Are you wondering what to expect at the Leon County traffic court? In this county, the administration of civil traffic infractions is handled by the Leon County Clerk of Court. This applies to traffic tickets such as speeding, or running a stop sign. This does not apply if you …

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What is Pretrial Intervention?

May 30, 2018 Criminal Defense Diversion, Pretrial

Pretrial Diversion Leon County Florida

What is Pretrial Intervention? We often get questions regarding the Pretrial Intervention program here in Florida. It is also commonly referred to as Pretrial Diversion Program in Florida. People are curious as to how it works, who is eligible, and whether it is a good idea to pursue. The first step if you have any specific questions about your own …

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What is a Notice to Appear?

May 30, 2018 Criminal Defense Notice to Appear

Florida Notice to Appear

What is a Notice to Appear in Florida? First and foremost, if you receive a notice to appear, commonly referred to as a “written arrest” you should contact an attorney immediately. This is a serious accusation, and should be treated as an arrest (technically speaking it is an arrest). The criminal defense attorneys her at Pumphrey Law handle these cases …

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Binge Drinking on College Campuses: The Dangers Associated with Drinking to Excess

April 10, 2018 College Student Disciplinary Hearing, Drunk Driving/DUI Binge Drinking, College Binge Drinking

College Binge Drinking Stats

How much is too much to drink? This is a question that plagues society, the news, and college campuses across the country. There is no one-size-fits-all definition of “too much” alcohol for any particular individual. There are clear cut costs to exceeding that amount though, for each group of 18-24-year-old college students, approximately 1825 will die from accidental alcohol-related deaths, …

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