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Social Media in Florida Domestic Violence Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Many people think of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms as a vehicle for expressing themselves. They can share their experiences, thoughts, and insights through many formats, including words, photos, images, and created content. What you may not realize is how far your posts can reach, which may be a specific concern if… Read More »

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How Police Questioning Can Lead to an Arrest for DUI in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

If a Florida law enforcement officer pulls you over on suspicion of drunk driving, you can expect him or her to pose numerous questions regarding your circumstances. Some of these inquiries may seem friendly, and as if police are simply trying to make conversation as you’re gathering your driver’s license and vehicle registration. However,… Read More »

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How Florida Police Get False Confessions in Criminal Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The concept of a false confession is rarely as obvious as what you see on TV or in film, where a hard-headed detective harasses a suspect into admitting to criminal activity. In the real-life criminal justice system, police may use more subtle ways to get you to talk – which could potentially lead to… Read More »

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Questions About Shoplifting Charges in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Shoplifting doesn’t seem like a major criminal offense when you compare it to violent crimes, drunk driving, or fraud, which is why many people may be tempted to swipe an item here or there. After all, you might assume the value of the merchandise isn’t high enough to worry about severe penalties. However, the… Read More »

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Overview of Florida’s Criminal Laws on Vaping Marijuana

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Vaping marijuana is popular across the US, with many medical marijuana patients and recreational users alike choosing to use it through battery-powered vape pens. While there have been recent efforts to legalize it, marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance in Florida – no matter what method you employ for consumption. Possession is still… Read More »

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Can I Remove an Old Warrant in a Florida Criminal Case?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Not all encounters with the Florida criminal justice system start with an arrest and taking you away in handcuffs. In some situations, a warrant will be issued against you for various reasons, possibly – but not always – involving an arrest. Regardless of the underlying circumstances, many people don’t fully understand how warrants work… Read More »

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How “Pleading the 5th” Works in Florida

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You’ve no doubt heard the phrase “plead the 5th,” but do you may not know the full history behind it and its application to your civil rights. Generally, you may make this claim when you need to exercise your Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The language in the US Constitution, and the parallel provision… Read More »

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Can I be Arrested for Spiking Someone’s Drink?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Though it may seem like an innocent prank on someone at a bar, spiking a drink could actually constitute a serious offense with extremely harsh penalties under state law. Florida’s anti-tampering statute is an older one, and it has been the subject of many claims that it’s unconstitutional because the language is extremely vague…. Read More »

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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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