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Anthony Biagio Rickman

Anthony Rickman’s Legal Guides

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  • Florida Statute of Limitations-Has time run out on your prosecutions

    The State has the burden of proving that the prosecution of an offense is not time barred within the interpretation of the Statute of Limitations. Clements v. State, 979 So. 2d. 256 (Fla. 2nd DCA 2007). The interpretation of the Statute must be liberally construed in the favor of...

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  • Entrapment-When law enforcement creates a crime

    A. Objective Entrapment Florida Courts recognize two forms of entrapment. The first form of entrapment called Objective Entrapment focuses on the conduct of law enforcement and bars prosecution when the governments conduct offends the decency and sense of justice that it amounts...

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  • How do I check if my Florida License is valid

    I person's license may be suspended for numerous reasons. Your license may be suspended for failure to pay a traffic ticket, an excessive number of points, failure to pay child support, failure to pay a court fee or fine, a DUI or lapse of insurance. Follow these simple steps t...

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  • I Was Arrested for a DUI in Florida WHat Happens Now?

    I was arrested for DUI last night. What happens now? In Florida DUI, or Driving Under the Influence,is governed under Florida Statute 316.193. Under Florida Statute 316.193, a person is guilty of the crime of DUI if he or she is driving or in actual, physical control of...

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  • Florida Minimum Manditory Sentences for Drug Trafficking

    Cannabis (Marijuana, Pot, Weed) 25 - 2,000 pounds: Minimum 3 years imprisonment 2,000 - 10,000 pounds: Minimum 7 years imprisonment 10,000 + pounds: Minimum 15 years imprisonment Cocaine (Coke, Crack) 28 - 200 grams: ...

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  • Florida Drug Trafficking Laws

    Cocaine (Schedule II) 500 - 4999 gms mixture First Offense : 5 kgs or more mixture First Offense : Cocaine Base (Schedule II) 28-279 gms mixture Not less than 5 yrs, and not more than 40 yrs. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 or more than life. Fine of not...

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  • How Do I Get My DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving?

    As a former prosecutor, and now a defense attorney, I deal with DUI cases on a daily basis. As an assistant state attorney, I evaluated all my case and knew that each case is different and that not every case was a good case for the State. Sometimes the state is faced with eviden...

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