Category: Florida Laws

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How Long Can You Be Held Without Bond in Florida?

If you have been accused of a criminal offense in Florida, you likely have a lot of questions regarding your case, including questions about when ...
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Capital Offense in Florida

Facing a capital felony charge in Florida is extremely serious. In fact, a capital offense carries the most severe penalties under state law. At Buda ...
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What Happens if You Refuse a Breathalyzer in Florida?

In Florida, refusing a breathalyzer test when pulled over on reasonable suspicion of DUI can have significant legal consequences. At Buda Law, we understand the ...
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What is a Forcible Felony?

A forcible felony represents one of the most serious classifications of crime, defined by actions that inherently involve violence or the threat of violence against ...
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Florida Criminal Punishment Code Scoresheet

The Florida Criminal Punishment Code Scoresheet is an instrumental tool for criminal defense attorneys, offering a structured framework to navigate the complexities of sentencing in ...
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What Does Adjudication Withheld Mean?

Everyone is guilty of making a mistake or two in their life, but when that mistake could lead to a conviction, it can significantly affect ...
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Trespassing Laws in Florida

If you have been accused of trespassing on someone else’s property, you need an experienced defense attorney who will help you receive the best outcome ...
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What Does Mens Rea Mean in Law?

The terminology used in criminal law can be extremely confusing. The United States legal system is a direct descendant of the European system, which is ...
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3 Strike Law in Florida

The United States Justice Department’s Anti-Violence Strategy implemented three-strike laws so that habitual offenders would receive a harsher punishment. Florida is one of the 28 ...
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Does Florida Have a Stand Your Ground Law?

One never hopes to be in a situation where they must use deadly force to protect themselves or their family. However, when that happens, you ...
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Florida 10-20-Life Law

From 1999 until 2016, Florida’s 10-20-Life took the justice system away from judges and forced them to sentence individuals charged with felony crimes involving a ...
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