Month: May 2011

Tampa Red Light Camera Ticket Lawyer

Were you issued a citation in the mail after one of Tampa’s infamous “red light cameras” supposedly caught you running a red light? Call us today at 813-281-2897 for a free consultation regarding your case. Often times, for a variety of legal issues, these tickets end up dismissed or drivers get their adjudication withheld, […]

Tampa Florida Seat Belt Ticket

Florida’s Click-It-Or-Ticket campaign begins again today. Each year, Florida law enforcement agencies crack down on motorists who are not wearing their seat belts during the month of May. These tickets carry a $116 fine. The Campaign runs through June 5, 2011 this year. With the economy being down, experts predict local law enforcement agencies […]

Theft of Utility Services

Did you know Florida has codified the crime of Theft of Utility Services? Under Florida Statute 812.14, a person who willfully alters or tampers with a meter/pipe/wire/line/cable/transformer/amplifier/other apparatus or device belonging to a utility service in order to obtain services fradulently is guilty of a first degree misdemeanor punishable by one year in jail and […]

Warrantless Cell Phone Search

Password protect your smartphone, ladies and gentlemen: the First District Court of Appeals in Florida has held that police can search your cell phone for information after arresting you. The case, Smallwood v. State, involved a robbery suspect who had his phone detained by officers at the time of arrest. Police had no […]

Florida Saggy Pants Law

Florida lawmakers have passed a bill requiring school dress codes to ban clothing that exposes underwear or body parts in an indecent manner. A student caught violating this policy would receive a verbal warning for a first offense; a second offense would result in a possible five day suspension from extra curricular activities. […]

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