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Michael Haber’s Legal Guides

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  • Sealing and Expunging Records in FL, A Legal Guide by Michael A. Haber, Esq., Miami Criminal Lawyer

    The purpose of this Legal Guide is to provide information to the Reader about sealing and expunging criminal records in Florida State Courts. Note that this is not an instruction manual (i.e. this is

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  • Theft / Larceny in Florida: An Overview by Michael A. Haber, Esq.

    The following Legal Guide is intended to provide an overview of Florida's Theft laws (generally F.S. 812.14), as well as some issues collateral to the same (i.e. application of diversion, statute of l

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  • Diversion & B.O.T, A Practical Guide by Michael A. Haber, P.A.

    Diversion & B.O.T. (Back on Track - the D.U.I. Diversion Program offered by the Miami-Dade County, State Attorney Office): A Practical Guide by Michael A. Haber, P.A. What is "Diversion"? Diversion

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  • "Possession" in FL: What is it? How does the State prove it? How can I beat it?

    The purpose of this Legal Guide is to assist you in understanding “possession”, and various issues surrounding possession, in FL. It is only intended to provide “standards” and raise basic awareness.

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  • Sentencing in Florida: The mathematics, procedures and the realities.

    The purpose of this Legal Guide is to assist folks in understanding sentencing in FL, with an emphasis on what FL’s Sentencing Guidelines are, how they work and how to navigate them. It is critical to remember that although the guidelines are intended to provide “standards”, each case is unique.

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  • Speedy Trial and the Statute of Limitations in Florida Courts:

    This Legal Guide is intended to assist you in understanding two of the key “time” issue in Florida State Courts. There are many. Some are procedural, some are statutory, some are constitutional and most are confusing. Hopefully this will be of some assistance.

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  • Pre-Trial intervention / Diversion: What is it and is it right for me?

    This Legal Guide is intended to help you to understand what PTI/PTD is, what the consequences of enrollment are and whether or not diversion is the right choice for you.

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  • Probation in Florida: What it is and how to survive it.?

    Probation is a criminal sentence. It is a period of formal supervision which must be served while strictly adhering to stringent terms and conditions. Most people successfully complete probation but some do not. Hopefully this Guide will help you to successfully navigate your probation in Florida.

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  • Encounters, Detentions, and Arrests: A Guide to Understanding 4th Amendment Seizures of Persons.

    When can you be approached by law enforcement, for what reasons, how log can you be detained, are you free to leave at any point, what can they do during the course of the encounter, what is the scope of permissible police conduct? Let's take a stroll down 4th Amendment Lane and find out.

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  • To Blow or Not to Blow (in FL): That is the question!

    With 22+ years of criminal defense litigation experience and having represented well over 500 DUI clients I am routinely asked whether it is "better" to blow or not to blow. If you find yourself in such a situation, then hopefully this Legal Guide will assist you in answering that question.

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