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Details You Need to Know About Plea Bargaining in Florida Criminal Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Though dramatic courtroom scenes make for great TV, the truth is that many criminal cases are resolved by plea bargain long before the trial. In short, the plea bargain process involves you agreeing to lesser charges or a reduced penalty, in exchange for a guilty or no contest plea. Still, there is much more… Read More »

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What’s the Difference Between Assault and Battery Under Florida Law?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Though assault and battery are often used interchangeably, and are commonly assumed to be the same criminal offense, these are actually two distinct crimes under state law. The Florida criminal code contains the essential definitions, but the language can be very complex. If you were arrested for assault, battery, or both, the best way… Read More »

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What South Floridians Need to Know About the Opioid Crisis

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The opioid epidemic has critical implications for the entire US, and Florida has been hit especially hard. The scope of the damage is apparent when you review Florida Department of Health statistics: There has been a 200 percent increase in the number of opioid overdose deaths since 2000; Opioid overdose is the leading cause… Read More »

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How a Florida Criminal Conviction Can Affect Your College Education

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you are planning to attend college, either as a high school student or adult, you may have difficulties achieving your secondary education goals when there is a Florida criminal conviction on your record. Even a simple mistake, whether a misdemeanor or felony, can eliminate your chances of admission into many private and public… Read More »

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Get to Know the Broward County Criminal Court House Layout

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You may be overwhelmed and confused about your rights if you were arrested on criminal charges in Florida. The laws and procedural rules are complex, and even the organization of the Broward County criminal system is quite complicated. You can trust your knowledgeable criminal defense attorney to guide you through the process and the… Read More »

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What are the Standard Terms of Probation in Florida?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you were arrested on criminal charges in Florida, you may be wondering about probation as an alternative to a prison sentence. You are probably familiar with the term, but there are very specific requirements and rules under the Probation and Community Control section of the Florida penal code. Generally, probation means that you… Read More »

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Overview of White Collar Crimes in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You may have heard of white collar crime and understand that it is a serious crime in Florida. However, the term covers a wide range of offenses. These offenses are typically associated with individuals who wear dress shirts for work, i.e., corporate executives and politicians. The truth is that anyone can be arrested for… Read More »

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Murder Conviction Overturned: New Trial for Fort Lauderdale, FL Defendant

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

While the allegedly mob-connected murder of a prominent Fort Lauderdale, FL businessman first gained attention in 2000, the case is once again making headlines. The Sun Sentinel reported on September 6, 2018 that the Fourth District Court of Appeals overturned the conviction of Anthony “Little Tony” Ferrari, who was serving a life sentence for… Read More »

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How to Get Your SCRAM Off – Legally – in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you were recently arrested for DUI or other alcohol-related offenses in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, or in the surrounding area, the judge in your case may order you to wear a Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor (SCRAM). This requirement is a condition of your release, similar to a bond that you would post… Read More »

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Juvenile Gun Charges in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Every state has statutes regarding possession and use of a firearm, and Florida is no different. State gun laws cover everything from who can own one, where you can buy, types of illegal firearms, and enhancements for using a gun in the commission of a crime. There are also restrictions for juveniles and firearms,… Read More »

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