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Details You Need to Know About Plea Bargaining in Florida Criminal Cases

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Though dramatic courtroom scenes make for great TV, the truth is that many criminal cases are resolved by plea bargain long before the trial. In short, the plea bargain process involves you agreeing to lesser charges or a reduced penalty, in exchange for a guilty or no contest plea. Still, there is much more… Read More »

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Plea Bargain Means Reduced Sentences For Pair Busted In Florida Drug Trafficking Case

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

The Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office issued a statement on December 3, 2017 regarding the sentence issued in the case of two Hialeah, FL men arrested for drug trafficking in Opioid pills. Newstalk Florida reported that the defendants were the subject of months-long investigation by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the Miami-Dade Police Department… Read More »

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Tiger Woods’ Plea Deal: Florida Diversion Programs

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

In the most recent development in the criminal case against Tiger Woods, the celebrity golfer entered a guilty plea for reckless driving at a court hearing in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He was arrested on May 29 when police discovered him unconscious in his parked vehicle; the toxicology report revealed no alcohol in his… Read More »

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What is an Alford Plea in Florida?

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

A Fort Lauderdale man was recently sentenced for his role in a theft scheme that involved breaking the windows of cars and stealing the goods inside, before running off with the valuables. According to internet news media platform Topix – Fort Lauderdale, the man worked with accomplices in the smash-and-grab scam, focusing on gym… Read More »

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Plea Bargains in Florida: Three Things You Need to Know

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

You may be looking at imprisonment of 15 years or more for a conviction on child abuse charges, but it is possible to receive a lesser sentence depending on the circumstances of your case. As reported by Miami’s ABC Local 10 News, a former public school teacher was able to negotiate a plea deal… Read More »

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Faulty Jury Instructions for 16 Years in Florida Lead to Retrials and Plea Deals

By Kevin J. Kulik, P.A. |

Interpretation in the law is sometimes more important than the law itself. If a law is written ambiguously and the ambiguity is understood by the jury in a way not originally intended, the criminal defendant may suffer the consequences. That is the case in Florida, where over the last 15 years more than 100… Read More »

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