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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 New Constitutional Amendments Mean for the Florida Criminal Justice System

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Though the Florida recount for the governor’s office and US Senate captured many headlines, significant changes to the state’s constitution were also passed during the 2018 election. The Miami Herald outlined these new laws, three of which will affect different aspects of the criminal process. By law, these amendments will go into effect the… Read More »

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Top 5 Reasons You May Get Pulled Over for a DUI in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You are already aware that the best way to avoid an arrest for drunk driving in Florida is to not get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. However, it is also helpful to understand the reasons police may pull you over, so you will not expose yourself to the risk of getting charged with… Read More »

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Criminal and Civil Orders of Protection in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Florida law allows certain individuals to file a petition for an order of protection in situations involving domestic violence, but the process and implications for the accused can vary considerably. If you are facing allegations of domestic battery, you are probably confused about the proceedings and how the matter affects your rights. Because an… Read More »

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Arrest in Decades-Old Florida Sex Crimes Case Based on DNA Evidence

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Though it took decades of investigative work and thorough analysis of DNA evidence, police recently made an arrest in a Florida sex crimes case dating back to 1983. According to an Orlando Sentinel report, the man stands accused of abducting a woman at knifepoint and raping her after accosting her on a bicycle. The… Read More »

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Tricky Interrogation Tactics Used by Florida Police

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Police, investigators, detectives, and other law enforcement officers get considerable training on how to be effective at their jobs. An entire curriculum is dedicated to educating police on how to question citizens in connection with criminal activity, before arrest and after you have been officially charged. As you may know, certain interrogations are prohibited… Read More »

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Florida Drunk Driving Laws for Commercial Drivers (CDL)

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Florida laws are harsh on driving under the influence (DUI) for all motorists, but they are even more severe when the driver holds a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). If you operate a semi truck, you are held to a higher standard because of the size of the vehicle and the potential to cause devastating… Read More »

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What to do if Florida Police Arrest You at Your Home

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

In an encounter with police while you are in your car or a public place, officers need probable cause to arrest you. The laws are very different, however, if you are arrested at your home or business. The US and Florida Constitutions both prohibit unreasonable searches and seizures unless police have a warrant supported… Read More »

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Types of Probation in Florida Criminal Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Having a court order probation in a Florida criminal case is by far a better option than being imprisoned for a conviction. Many of your personal freedoms will remain intact, but you should make sure you understand what to expect. You must still meet several, very strict conditions, as ordered by the judge. The… 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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