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Post-Conviction Relief for Juvenile Sentenced as an Adult

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 15, 2017

Post-Conviction Relief for Juvenile Sentenced as an Adult 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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Success with Motions to Suppress Evidence

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 1, 2016

Success with Motions to Suppress Evidence 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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Invoking Your Rights Under Miranda v. Arizona

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. April 12, 2016

Invoking Your Rights Under Miranda v. Arizona 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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10 Ways to Fight a DUI

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. November 13, 2015

10 Ways to Fight a DUI 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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Moving On with Your Life: Record Sealing or Expungement and Restoration of Civil Rights

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. November 6, 2015

Moving On with Your Life: Record Sealing or Expungement and Restoration of Civil Rights 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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The Presentation Letter: Helping the Prosecutor Make the Fair Decision

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. October 20, 2015

The Presentation Letter: Helping the Prosecutor Make the Fair Decision 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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Arrest of University of Florida football player Deoindre Porter

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. October 16, 2015

Arrest of University of Florida football player Deoindre Porter 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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Twice Daily Breath Tests May Replace Ignition Locks for Habitual DUI Offenders in Florida

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 24, 2014

New state legislature is calling for major changes in letting DUI offenders drive again. Convicted offenders may now need to take twice daily breath tests.

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Avoiding Police Arrests in Domestic Disputes

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 5, 2014

The American justice system attempts to protect the rights of victims and perpetrators after an alleged crime. After all, “innocent until proven guilty” is a cornerstone of our legal framework. Keeping this balance is not always easy.

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Florida Senate Revises Self-Defense Law

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. May 22, 2014

The Florida Stand Your Ground law gives citizens the legal right to take all reasonable actions to defend themselves or their property from harm, including using deadly force. The Florida 10-20-Life law requires mandatory sentences for anyone who commits a felony using a firearm — 10 years for displaying a gun, 20 years for firing a gun and 25 years to life for shooting someone. These laws attempt to draw a clear distinction between innocent victims and guilty criminals, but the case of Marissa Jackson, who was sentenced to 20 years in jail for firing a warning shot at her estranged husband during a domestic dispute, shows how difficult this can be. Some of her supporters wonder whether she would have been exonerated if she had shot him to death instead.

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