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Driving Under the Influence

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. March 4, 2019

Marijuana and Driving Under the Influence… A Cause for Concern According to the most recent statements made by the former United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, the Trump Administration has major concerns about the effects of the legalization of marijuana and the possibility of an increase in crimes being committed. Sessions told reporters that, where marijuana has been legalized, a “real violence” exists around the marijuana industry, and in some cases, into states where legalization has not yet taken place. This ongoing debate is being fueled by proponents who advocate for stronger resistance by the federal government to legalization on…

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Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorneys are Busy

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. February 27, 2019

There were many issues associated with the building of the new Duval County Courthouse — from the estimated original investment to the actual builder and architectural design used. One could argue that the $350 million-dollar price tag for the project’s completion in 2012 was a huge sum of money, but no one would argue that the size and scope of the facility is geared up for doing a lot of business on behalf of our taxpayers. The old courthouse was outdated and overcrowded, and the State of Florida needed to secure a new building and relocate all the offices of…

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Choosing the right Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. August 30, 2018

Criminal Defense Lawyers – Education and Experience Practicing attorneys, in the state of Florida, are schooled and trained in many aspects of the law, with most law schools requiring roughly 85 hours of legal courses.  The field of study is broad, covering everything from contracts and civil procedures to criminal and constitutional law. However, law school does not allow a law student to specialize in any particular field of the law. Once the attorney passes the State Bar Exam, gets admitted to the bar, and are sworn in by the court, they’ll choose a specific legal field to specialize in. …

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Are We Safer Today Than We Were 10 Years Ago?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. May 14, 2018

Jacksonville Crime Rates If you read or listen to the local news here on the First Coast, crimes committed and arrests made by law enforcement officials top the list of stories being reported on most given days. North Florida, like most of urban Florida, has its fair share of issues. One of the most important issues is crimes involving Florida citizens. According to The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), arrests made within the 4 counties that make up our area, were actual down year over year for 2017. Not surprising, with all the emphasis made by officials to broaden…

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Assimilative Crimes Act

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 17, 2017

ASSIMILATIVE CRIMES ACT Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm

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International Money Laundering and Undercover Money Laundering Transactions

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 17, 2017

International Money Laundering and Undercover Money Laundering Transactions Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm

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NUNC PRO TUNC Proceedings

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 17, 2017

NUNC PRO TUNC PROCEEDINGS Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm

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Stipulations of Expected Testimony, Trial Procedure, and Rules of Evidence in a Criminal Trial

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 17, 2017

Stipulations of Expected Testimony, Trial Procedure, and Rules of Evidence in a Criminal Trial Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm

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Wiretaps and Electronic Surveillance Devices

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 17, 2017

Wiretaps and Electronic Surveillance Devices Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm

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Stand Your Ground: The Burden Shifts to the State

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 16, 2017

Stand Your Ground: The Burden Shifts to the State Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyers

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