Skip to main content
Elmer Sanchez

Elmer Sanchez’s Legal Guides

14 total


  • Violations of Probation and Community Control

    If you or a loved one has been charged with a Violation of Probation (VOP) or violation of Community Control, it is important to speak to a defense attorney as soon as possible. A charge of Violation of Probation or Community Control is a serious matter, and the faster it is addr...

    Read more 

  • What you need to know about DUI penalties

    Florida's DUI Laws are complicated and involve both the criminal justice system and the DMV's administrative law powers. The penalty for consecutive DUI's increases with the number of offenses committed. In addition actions against your driver's license can be severe.

    Read more 

  • The Business of Parenting

    In our fast paced hectic world, the last thing that we want is the disruption caused by a divorce.However, divorces do not have to be horror stories.A properly managed divorce action can lead to a better life for all parties involved; even children. Many divorces involve issu...

    Read more 

  • Keeping your Drivers License when arrested for drug charge

    In Florida, if you are convicted of possession of a controlled substance, you willreceive a 2 year DL suspension from DMV. In most cases, this charge comes along with other counts such as paraphernalia or resisting arrest. If thecircumstances are correct, you will want to find a ...

    Read more 

  • Where to take the Parenting class in Orange and Osceola Counties

    Florida Department of Children Families Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course ProvidersNOTE: To register for the course, please call the number listed in the column titled, "Registration/Contact Information." 1.Beta Center/ Families Divorce Helping Children Cope ...

    Read more 

  • Civil Traffic Tickets

    You have 3 options for dealing with your traffic citation.Naturally, you can pay the fine; however, this will cause points to be placed on your driving record.These points could affect your insurance rates when you renew your policy.Therefore, in most cases, this is not a wise ...

    Read more 

  • Procedure for filing formal charges after arrest

    When a person is arrested, the police officer will forward the report to the State attorneys office. The intake department will review the report and determine if formal charges will be filed. The State has complete discretion. If charges are filed, the State attorney prepares a...

    Read more 

  • The right to remain silent

    When under custodial interrogation, a suspect has a right of protection against self-incrimination.This right can be and many times is waived by an uninformed suspect.The best advice is to remain silent (except to give name, address, age, and other basic info about his identity)....

    Read more 

  • How To Post Bond

    There are 2 ways to post a bond.The client can place the full amount of the bond in cash with the court, or the client can contact a bail bondsman and place 10% of the bond plus collateral (car or home) with the bondsman.With a cash bond, the clerk will refund it to the person wh...

    Read more 

  • Divorce procedures

    SIMPLIFIED DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE:A Husband and Wife may file a petition for a "simplified dissolution" if 1) there are no minor children of the parties; 2) the wife is not pregnant; 3) the parties have made a satisfactory division of their property and debts; and 4) at lea...

    Read more