Third Party Consent to Search

Jurisdiction: Broward County, Florida Troubles: 1) Is the consent of a joint occupant valid subsequent to a refusal to consent by the individual at whom the search is directed? two) Does a joint occupant’s consent to search an location extend to the private home of 1 much more occupant? Significant Instances: State: 1) Silva v. […]

Motion to Release Uncharged Defendant Filing Formal Charges An distinct individual is not charged with a criminal offense when he or she is arrested.  The state attorney critiques all of the proof submitted following the arrest and tends to make a charging option.  The state lawyer can “ file” the charges.  This implies to charge […]