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When Can a Minor Be Charged as an Adult in Florida?

February 28th, 2019

Juveniles Tried as Adults in Florida Criminal Cases Juveniles are typically charged & tried as an adult when the crime is severe enough, examples include: robbery with a deadly weapon, homicide, rape, etc. Because Florida doesn’t establish a minimum age requirement a minor as young as 12 can be entered into the adult court system.…

Can Social Media Be Used as Evidence in a Criminal Case?

February 27th, 2019

From sharing our thoughts and everyday life to keeping up with family, friends, and even current events, social media has become a significant part of our daily lives. We use platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to post various aspects about ourselves—no matter how personal they may be. Unfortunately, if you end up getting…

When medical marijuana and opioid treatment meet Drug Free Workplace laws

December 4th, 2017

Florida businesses have a right to be drug-free workplaces. But the introduction of medical marijuana — combined with treatments for opioid addiction — leaves some with questions. Can you be high at work, if it’s prescribed by a doctor? The answer, of course, has plenty of precedent. Read the full story at WLRN Miami