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Legal Strategies For Defending Florida Gun Crimes Charges

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you have been charged with a violation of Florida gun laws, it will not be too long after your arrest that you start to think about defenses. Even minor crimes regarding possession and use are charged as misdemeanors under state criminal statutes on weapons and firearms. More serious gun crimes are felonies punishable… Read More »

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Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By Florida Police

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Facial recognition technology is quite handy for securing your phone and related devices, but you may not give much thought to how these solutions can be used by law enforcement in combating crime. However, according to a recent article published by South Florida Local 10 News, this concept is most definitely something to be… Read More »

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A Former Prosecutor is the Best Florida Defense Attorney

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The prosecution is the “other side” in a criminal case, which is why it may surprise you to learn that someone who used to work for the Broward State Attorney’s Office in Fort Lauderdale is the best lawyer to represent you after an arrest. The logic is sound: A prosecutor’s role is to represent… Read More »

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Non-Jail Options for Florida DUI Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you were arrested for violating Florida’s statute on driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), you probably know that you face many different punishment scenarios. Being a criminal offense, a drunk driving conviction could even lead to jail time depending on the circumstances. The last thing you want is to be… Read More »

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Chain of Custody in Florida Criminal Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

When you’ve been arrested on criminal charges, you may not think too much about the path that incriminating evidence takes from the scene of the crime to the courtroom. However, this “chain of custody” is an extremely crucial factor in a criminal case. The basis of the concept comes from the Florida Evidence Code,… Read More »

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List of Florida Gun Crimes & Penalties

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If you were arrested for a gun crime, you probably already have a general idea of the serious nature of the charges. However, the specifics are far more complex. Florida has an entire chapter of the criminal code dedicated to “Weapons and Firearms,” which incorporates definitions on unlawful possession, illegal use, and similar offenses…. Read More »

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Grace Period is Over: Police Will Be Enforcing Florida’s Hands-Free Law

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The news regarding Florida’s new hands-free statute made headlines when it went into effect last July, since it made many changes to how motorists can interact with the phones and other electronic devices while driving. However, many people weren’t aware that several law enforcement departments in the state were granting drivers a grace period… Read More »

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Pitfalls and Precautions on Going Pro Se in a Florida Criminal Case

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

When you’ve been charged with a crime in Florida and are considering your options for legal representation, you may be tempted to go pro se – represent yourself – during various stages of your case. Since the enactment of the Judiciary Act of 1789, individuals have had the constitutional right to handle their own… Read More »

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Do I Need to Hire My Own Attorney to Fight Embezzlement Charges?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

When you hear the term embezzlement, you may think of an offense that only applies to high-powered corporate executives and stockbrokers on Wall Street. While it is considered a white collar crime, this particular form of misconduct is far more complicated than typical fraud charges. Plus, because of its unique characteristics, you can run… Read More »

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Overview of Underage Drunk Driving Laws in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Regardless of Florida laws that prohibit individuals under age 21 from drinking alcohol, statistics reveal that drunk driving is still a problem among underage drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that alcohol is a factor in more than one third of fatal crashes involving motorists aged 16-20 years old. A few years… Read More »

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