Florida Felonies: All You Need to Know

Florida Felonies: All You Need to Know

Out of all the crimes that you could be charged with, nothing is considered as serious as a felony. And while some things with regards to felonies in Florida might differ from what they are in other states, one thing is the same: it’s one of the most serious offenses...
Has Your Loved One Been Arrested? Here’s What to Do

Has Your Loved One Been Arrested? Here’s What to Do

In the year 2017, a total of 10,554,985 people were arrested nationwide, according to the FBI. In Florida alone that year 9,568 people were arrested in Alachua County; whereas 9,154 people were arrested in the succeeding year. When we think of arrests and jail, we...
Know Your Rights: Getting Arrested in Florida

Know Your Rights: Getting Arrested in Florida

Getting arrested is never a good experience but one should always be prepared. Otherwise, panic and nervousness may take over you and you might make regretful decisions. This may seem suspicious and the police may treat you more severely because of it. We understand...
How Does the Judge Decide a Bail Amount?

How Does the Judge Decide a Bail Amount?

Bail is usually set in the first court hearing after the arrest. The standard bail is usually around $500 for minor offences but the judge may choose to increase or reduce the bail amount, or waive it altogether and grant release based on defendant’s “Own...
Understanding Collateral in a Bail Bond Agreement

Understanding Collateral in a Bail Bond Agreement

Bail is an agreement between the court and the defendant in which the court agrees to release the defendant on the condition that they’ll attend all the court sessions. However, the defendant can sometimes not afford the bail amount in which case they seek help of a...
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