Drug Sale in Florida

Drug Sale in Florida

Drug sales are all felonies, punishable by a prison sentence. Drug sale arrests typically involve the use of a confidential informant who is equipped with an audio and/or video device to record the transaction. Police officers provide money to confidential informants to purchase drugs from the drug dealer. Law enforcement frequently uses the confidential informant…

Worthless Check

Worthless Check

In Florida, writing a Worthless Check is either a first degree misdemeanor or a third degree felony. Definition of a Worthless Check Pursuant to Florida Statute 832.05, a person issues a worthless check when he or she: Writes and tenders a check or uses a debit card for the payment of money Knows sufficient funds…

Uttering Forged Instruments

Uttering Forged Instruments

In Florida, Uttering a Forged Instrument is a third degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Definition of Uttering a Forged Instrument Pursuant to Florida Statute 831.02, a person utters a forged instrument when he or she: Utters and publishes as true a false or forged document Knowing the document is false…

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

If you have been charged with Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards in Palm Beach County, we can help. Call Bottari & Doyle Law Firm for a consultation at 561-588-2781. Definition of Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards Florida Statute 817.61 criminalizes the fraudulent use of a credit card. A person commits the offense when he or…

Doctor Shopping

Doctor Shopping

Withholding Information from a Practitioner Pursuant to Florida Statute 893.13(7)(a)(8), a person may not engage in doctor shopping. If you have been accused of Dr. Shopping and need legal council, contact the Law Firm of Bottari and Doyle inDelray Beach County for legal representation at 561-588-2781. Definition of Doctor Shopping The law states that a…

Dealing in Stolen Property Florida

Dealing in Stolen Property Florida

Florida Statute 812.09 states: “Any person who traffics in, or endeavors to traffic in, property that he or she knows or should know was stolen shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree. “ Dealing in Stolen Property most commonly occurs when a person pawns stolen property to a pawn shop. Dealing in…

DUI Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

DUI Attorneys Palm Beach and Broward County

A person arrested for DUI Attorneys  often has little or no criminal record, and in many cases the driver arrested simply made a mistake. People make mistakes, but mistakes do not have to ruin a person’s life. Other times, the arresting officer was wrong, and the person actually wasn’t drunk or under the influence. DUI convictions carry…

Palm Beach Wrongful Death Lawyers

Palm Beach Wrongful Death Lawyers

Tragically, many people die in accidents due to another person’s negligence or wrongdoing. During these hard times, the deceased’s family members very often are not thinking about recovering compensation from the negligent party. Florida law allows for family members of the deceased to recover compensation. Recovering money can help to lift the financial burden imposed…

Soliciting Prostitution Florida

Soliciting Prostitution Florida

An arrest, charge, or conviction for Soliciting Prostitution can be very embarrassing and detrimental to a person’s family life and employment. It is imperative to avoid a conviction for this offense when possible. Definition Soliciting Prostitution Florida Statute 796.07(2)(f) states, “It is unlawful to solicit, induce, entice or procure another to commit prostitution, lewdness or…