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Who Can Be Deposed in a Florida Criminal Case?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Trial preparation in a Florida criminal case starts immediately after your arrest, and there are many stages along the way in the legal process. During the time before your trial date, the prosecutor will be working to assess the existing evidence, discover new facts, and organize the details to make a strong case for… Read More »

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Florida’s Anti-Riot Law Clears Another Legislative Hurdle

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The anti-riot bill promoted by Governor DeSantis after last summer’s wave of civil unrest has cleared the Florida House, which means it will head to the Senate and possibly to the governor’s desk for signature in the coming weeks. The Palm Beach Post outlined the details of the bill, HB1 – Combatting Public Disorder,… Read More »

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New Gunshot Detection Technology Could Mean More Arrests in South Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

For years, law enforcement officials have relied on either reports or the sound of gunfire in the vicinity to pinpoint and arrest potential gun crimes offenders. Just as technical advancements have supported many other aspects of our lives, innovation is also fueling a new way for police to combat gun offenses in Florida. New… Read More »

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4 Consequences of Missing Court in a Florida Criminal Case

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

An arrest is just the beginning of a Florida criminal case, so you will move through several stages and proceedings along the way until you reach your trial date. In many cases, the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure allow you to remain free as long as you post bond and comply with reasonable conditions… Read More »

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Florida Traffic Tickets Can Lead to a Driver’s License Suspension

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Florida motorists typically think of a driver’s license suspension as punishment for drunk or reckless driving, as it is logical to assume that the punishment for these serious offenses would be severe. However, there are many other ways to lose your driving privileges. When ticketed for a violation of traffic regulations contained in the… Read More »

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Grand and Petit Theft in Florida: Understanding the Differences

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You probably understand the basic description of theft to be taking something that does not belong to you, but the definition of theft offenses under Florida law includes numerous details and subtleties. There are fundamental differences based upon the underlying circumstances, such as violence toward the victim, where the criminal activity took place, and… Read More »

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4 Things Undocumented Individuals Need to Know After Being Arrested in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

There is a popular misconception that you have to be a citizen of the US in order to take advantage of the country’s civil rights protections in criminal cases, but this assumption is not entirely true. While some laws only apply to Americans, your status as an undocumented immigrant does not deprive you of… Read More »

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Types of Warrants in a Florida Criminal Case

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Even if you have a general understanding of what a warrant is, you might be surprised to learn the details and intricacies of the different kinds of warrants under Florida law. There is much confusion about the three types, which is further compounded by the fact that warrants are used in a variety of… Read More »

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What Happens When a Victim Refuses to Testify in a Florida Criminal Case?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

A common question many people ask when facing trial in a Florida criminal case is how the proceedings work when the alleged victim of the crime refuses to testify. The issue most commonly arises in connection with domestic violence, but it can conceivably come up in any case where someone accuses you of an… Read More »

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Crime Down in Florida: FDLE Findings for First Half 2020

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

After a year in which most headlines were announcing bad news, it is reassuring for Florida residents to know that crime is down across the state. NBC News Channel 2 WESH offered an overview of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) report on crime for the first half of 2020, which dipped 12… Read More »

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