Traffic stops are common occurrences. Everyone makes a mistake once in a while when they drive. When you are stopped for a regular traffic offense such as speeding or having a headlight out, you do not expect complications. When the police officer approaches your vehicle, you are prepared to provide your driver’s license, registration, and insurance. What happens next, however, is something for which you may not be prepared. The police officer may suspect that you are driving under the influence (DUI). This suspicion can be because he or she notices the smell of alcohol on your breath. In this situation, the traffic stop just became much more serious and complicated. Field Sobriety Tests The officer will likely ask you to step out of the vehicle so you can perform some preliminary field sobriety tests (FSTs). There are three commonly used standardized FSTs that include the walk and.more
Coming to the decision to seek an end to your marriage is often a long and difficult process. You may have tried to resolve your differences but have been unsuccessful. Florida is a “no fault” divorce state. This means that you do not have to place blame on either party in order to get a divorce. A no fault divorce means that the marriage is irretrievably broken and it cannot be repaired. The only other grounds for divorce in Brevard County and elsewhere in Florida is if one of the spouses has been declared mentally incapacitated by a judge at least three years prior to filing for divorce. What are the Requirements for Divorce in Florida? Florida law has specific requirements for those seeking a divorce. In Florida, at least one spouse must be a Florida resident for a period of six months immediately prior to filing for divorce. In.more
When you find out that you have a warrant for your arrest, you may immediately begin to panic. It can be a terrifying feeling to know that the police might arrest you at any time. You certainly want to resolve the situation as quickly and efficiently as possible with as little embarrassment to you and your family. It can be extremely helpful to seek guidance from an experienced Brevard County criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Find Out the Reason and Source of the Warrant Arrest warrants can be issued for any number of reasons and from various jurisdictions. Before you can do something about the warrant, you need to first find out where it originated and why. Then you will be able to follow the proper procedure for responding to it.more
- Failure to Appear Warrants: A warrant will be issued if you miss a required court.