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Insurance Fraud and the Upcoming Hurricane Season

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. October 28, 2013

Experts are predicting that the 2013 hurricane season is likely to be a menacing one. More storms than average are predicted, as are more Category 3 hurricanes. Some believe that the United States is ripe for a Category 5 hurricane this season, due to a combination of climate and weather factors.

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What is Assault?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. October 21, 2013

Assault is a second-degree misdemeanor in the state of Florida. If you are charged with assault, you may be facing fines, probation, or jail time. Seek the help of a skilled criminal defense lawyer to help you fight those charges.

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Bail, What is it?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. October 7, 2013

If you’ve been arrested, you may wonder what’s next? Will you have to sit in jail until your trial? A criminal defense attorney can help you figure out the best solution to make sure you are out of jail.

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Insurance Fraud – Or Honest Mistake?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. August 19, 2013

Not every mistaken or wrong insurance claim translates to a false one. If you were accidentally accused of falsely reporting your car stolen or creating false insurance documents, a skilled insurance fraud lawyer in Jacksonville can help.

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What Are White Collar Crimes?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. August 12, 2013

Florida has dedicated an entire chapter of legislation to white collar crime, known as the White Collar Crime Victim Protection Act to protect victims, especially the elderly. If you’ve been accused of a white collar crime, seek the help of a white collar crime attorney in Jacksonville to chart your next steps.

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Does a Burglary Charge Mean I Will Go to Prison?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 8, 2013

Burglary in Florida is most often charged as a felony, which carries a prison sentence. However, a criminal defense lawyer in Jacksonville can help secure your chances of avoiding jail time using the Pretrial Intervention Program.

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The Fine Line Between Tax Avoidance And Tax Evasion

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 1, 2013

Walking the fine line between tax avoidance and tax evasion requires the services of an experienced business crime attorney in Jacksonville to help you assess the situation and show tax authorities that you are on the right path to tax planning.

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What is Embezzlement?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 24, 2013

A Criminal Defense Attorney can help represent your embezzlement case involving misappropriation of money or property effectively, using Pretrial Intervention that could save you from being branded as a felon.

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Domestic Violence – It's Not Always What You Think

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 17, 2013

Seek the help of a trusted Jacksonville domestic violence defense attorney to help you understand how the state of Florida views acts of domestic violence and represent you for a fair standing.

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Think Twice Before Volunteering Your Side of the Story

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. June 3, 2013

In the event of questioning, it’s always best to have a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer by your side to represent you and guide you through interrogations, rather than telling your own side of the story.

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