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Brooke Victoria Elvington

Brooke Elvington’s Legal Guides

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  • Florida's Romeo and Juliet Law: Removal from the Sex Offender Registry

    Florida Statute Section 943.04354, (otherwise known as Romeo and Juliet Law), provides for a petitioners removal from the sex offender registry if that person meets certain criteria. The purpose in enacting Section 943.04354 was to eliminate the harsh consequence of lifetime sex ...

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  • Florida Post Conviction Relief: 3.850

    The function of an appellate court during a direct appeal in a criminal matter is limited to reviewing issues of preserved legal error. However, post conviction relief broadens the analysis to all aspects of the case, including issues pertaining to effectiveness of counsel, claim...

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  • Florida Criminal Appellate Process

    The criminal appellate process is essential in ensuring due process; however, the process is commonly misunderstood, and not everyone wants or needs an appeal. The following is a general outline of the criminal appellate process in the State of Florida. What is an appeal? The App...

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