Blog Posts in May, 2017

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  • What Should You Do If You're Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 26-May-2017

    Facing false accusations can be both frustrating and daunting, especially when those accusations are for violent crimes like domestic violence. If you are accused of domestic violence, you could face serious penalties and other consequences that could follow you around for the rest of your life. Even the accusation alone can be enough to harm your reputation and cause undue stress in both your ...
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  • What Happens If You Refuse a Breath Test for DUI in Florida?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 19-May-2017

    In Florida, when you receive your driver’s license, you automatically agree to take any chemical tests an officer asks you to take when at a traffic stop. This law, implied consent, makes refusing chemical tests, including breath tests, rather unwise in Florida. If you are pulled over because an officer suspects you are driving impaired, you may refuse the field sobriety test without ...
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  • Will Traffic Violations Jeopardize Your CDL?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 12-May-2017

    For truckers and other professional drivers, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is as necessary a tool for earning a living as the vehicle they drive. So, if you receive a traffic violation, is your commercial driver’s license in jeopardy? In short, it depends on the type of traffic violation you were ticketed for, and the severity of the violation will then determine the seriousness ...
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  • Assault vs. Battery: What's the Difference?

    Posted By Owenby Law, P.A. || 5-May-2017

    In the state of Florida, assault and battery are addressed as separate charges, though the two do commonly go hand in hand. A person commits assault by threatening violence or harm against another person, whereas battery is the physical act itself. Because the consequences of both assault and battery are so severe, it is important to understand as much about violent crime charges as possible if ...
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