Obstruction of Justice: Wearing a Disguise

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31st May 2023

Obstruction by Wearing a Disguise Florida Statute 843.03 If you disguise yourself with the intent to obstruct justice by hindering, intimidating, or interrupting an officer or other person in the legal performance of his or her duty, you may face … more

Obstruction of Justice: Resisting an officer

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15th May 2023

Resisting Arrest: Penalty The penalty for resisting arrest varies according to the severity of the altercation between the offender and the arresting officer. As stated in Florida Statute Title XLVI Chapter 843.01 and 843.02, the following punishment awaits those who … more

Penalties for Obstruction of Justice

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30th Apr 2023

Depending on the situation, the individual involved, and whether or not violence was used, the punishment for these types of crimes can range from misdemeanors to felonies. Resisting an officer with violence, for example, is a third-degree felony, but resisting … more

Obstruction of Justice

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15th Apr 2023

What is obstruction of justice? In Florida, the term “Obstruction of Justice” encompasses various criminal acts that impede or hinder law enforcement or correctional officers. Commonly charged obstruction of justice crimes: • Accessory After the Fact • Battery on a … more

When is Homicide Considered Excusable or Justified?

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31st Mar 2023

If you’ve been charged with homicide, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed and scared. In the state of Florida, the consequences for homicide are harsh; yet, there are specific circumstances where homicide is considered excusable or justified. Excusable HomicideThe death of a … more

Homicide in Florida

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15th Mar 2023

What is homicide? The term “homicide” is often associated with “murder,” but there are legal differences between the two. Homicide refers to any act that results in the death of another person, and not all homicides are considered violent crimes. … more

PENALTIES FOR ASSAULT

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30th Sep 2022

Florida law classifies assault, or simple assault, as a second-degree misdemeanor, with penalties of up to 60 days in jail or 6 months of probation, and a $500 fine. Aggravated assault is classified as a third-degree felony, punishable by up … more

PENALTIES FOR BATTERY

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15th Sep 2022

Battery (Simple Batter) is a first-degree misdemeanor in Florida, punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. Aggravated battery is a second-degree felony in Florida, punishable by up to 15 years in prison … more

TYPES OF BATTERY IN FLORIDA

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30th Aug 2022

Depending on the circumstances of an alleged battery, the crime may be charged as simple battery, a first-degree misdemeanor, or as aggravated battery, a second-degree felony in Florida. Battery / Simple BatteryThe Florida Statutes, Title XLVI, Chapter 784, § 784.03 … more

ASSAULT AND BATTERY IN MIAMI, FLORIDA

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15th Aug 2022

In Florida, assault and battery are different offenses. When an argument or dispute gets out of control, both parties involved might be arrested for assault and battery. Given their violent nature, a conviction for assault and battery in Florida leads … more