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What a search warrant must contain to be valid

Before they can search your home, office, vehicle or other private property for evidence of a crime, local police and federal agents generally (with certain exceptions) must get a search warrant first. Otherwise, the search could violate your Constitutional right...

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The penalties for embezzlement in Florida

A person commits the crime of embezzlement when they take advantage of their position and steal from someone who had entrusted them with money. Like in the crime of theft, the penalties for embezzlement vary depending on how much money a person takes. These penalties...

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New marijuana laws help residents get help

On February 19th, 2021, the Hillsborough County Commission voted unanimously to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. The new ordinance also creates a pathway for individuals to get help through treatment and educational programs. What the new law does ...

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 Foreign account ownership and the IRS

Everyone is expected to pay their taxes and Internal Revenue Services does not take it kindly when there is no remittance of taxes. The obligation to pay taxes is mandatory whether your income was generated in the country or abroad. Through the Report of Foreign Bank...

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How drug trafficking can lead to murder charges 

Most people know the penalties for a conviction of selling illicit drugs are no slap on the wrist. Depending on the degree of the charges, maximum prison sentences can range from 5 to 30 years. But these penalties pale in comparison to the penalties for a murder...

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