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How Getting Bail Affects the Outcome of a Florida Criminal Case

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Criminal justice reform in Florida typically focuses on reducing the impact of mandatory minimum sentencing and over-incarceration, with little attention to another major topic: Unfairness in the bail process and practices for suspects. In recent years, it’s become common for individuals to be held in jail pending their trial because they can’t afford or… Read More »

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Leaving the Scene of an Auto Accident is a Crime in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

It can be tempting to leave the scene of an accident in Florida, especially if there were only minor injuries and minimal damage to vehicles. You may not want to go through the hassles of waiting for police, filling out paperwork, and dealing with insurance companies when the collision is little more than a… Read More »

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The Latest on CBD Oil Under Florida Law

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Ever since the US Farm Bill removed hemp from the list of controlled substances in late 2018, Florida has been in a state of limbo regarding how to regulate the plant’s derivatives – particularly the increasingly popular cannabidiol (CBD). Fortunately, the state recently followed suit to align state law with the federal statute. According… Read More »

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Key Details to Know About Florida’s Red Flag Gun Law

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Red flag gun laws have been in the news headlines a lot recently because of the controversial impact they have on an individual’s Second Amendment rights. In general, these statutes allow courts to order law enforcement to confiscate firearms under certain circumstances. Several US states, including Florida, have enacted red flag gun laws as… Read More »

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Overview of Sex Offender Probation in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you’ve been arrested for certain sex crimes and meet eligibility rules, you may qualify for a form of sex offender probation in Florida that allows you to avoid jail time by complying with the legal terms and conditions. The prosecuting attorney may be willing to make the recommendation, and the judge could be… Read More »

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Key Terms in a Florida Criminal Case and What They Mean

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Do you know what it means to be arrested…but not charged? Can you be charged but not convicted? What’s the difference between a dismissal and an acquittal? With all the legal terminology that’s tossed around in the Florida criminal process, it’s hard to understand your rights. Still, you really need to be familiar with… Read More »

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SCOTUS Case on Traffic Stops Could Radically Change Your Civil Rights

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The docket of the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) is always quite busy, but one case in particular will be important for anyone pulled over on suspicion of having a revoked or suspended driver’s license. The Justices will soon decide the case of Kansas v. Glover, in which a man was detained and arrested under… Read More »

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Florida Teen Arrested for Criminal Solicitation of Murder

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

A 17-year-old girl found out the hard way that you don’t have to be wielding a weapon to be charged with homicide in Florida, after being arrested on murder-for-hire charges by Lake County Sheriff’s deputies. A September 10, 2019 article published by Orlando’s Spectrum News Channel 13 outlined the details of the suspect’s plot… Read More »

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How Does Digital Evidence Work in a Florida Criminal Case?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Advances in forensic technology over the few years have enabled police and other members of the criminal justice community to access an enormous range of information in conducting investigations. To support allegations in a criminal case, officials can now collect credible, reliable digital evidence from many sources. However, regardless of the format, you still… Read More »

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What To Do If Your Child Was Arrested at School for Florida Drug Charges

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

As a parent, you dread the moment that you get a phone call informing you that your child has been arrested for drug-related criminal activity at school. You may be angry at your son or daughter for making a poor decision, but it’s important to understand that your parental guidance has perhaps never been… Read More »

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