Things you should know about it, as well as other miscellaneous sentencing conditions.
Although it’s no walk in the park, probation beats the heck out of jail time. But its important to keep in mind that probationary sentences come … Read More
THE PRE-TRIAL PHASE: COURT DATES, BOND CONDITIONS, AND WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GONG ON?
Probably one of the most confusing concepts for clients is how the pre-trial process works and why it takes so long. This phase of the … Read More
DUI PENALTIES IN FLORIDA: A LOOK AT THE MANY DIFFERENT SENTENCING RANGES FOR DUI CONVICTIONS
To understand what you might be facing if convicted of a DUI charge in Florida, you’ll need to know the unique facts in your case. … Read More
DUI related Driver’s License Suspensions
They come in all shapes and sizes. The length of the suspension depends on a number of factors, including how many prior DUIs a person has as well as whether the case involves a breath, … Read More
DUI convictions: How much do they really cost?
Well that depends, on a lot. At Lockett Law, we want the client to be prepared for “resolution day” (when your case is finally over), because it can be daunting for … Read More
DUI School: What’s that all about?
DUI school is a requirement for many who are arrested for DUI. Even if you avoid a criminal DUI conviction (in the criminal case), some may still need to complete the DUI school for … Read More
The Role of Actual Physical Control in DUI Cases
In Florida, the law (Section 316.193) defines Actual Physical Control, when it comes to Driving Under the Influence (DUI) as being in “Actual Physical Control” of the vehicle. In … Read More
Decriminalized vs Legalized: What’s the Difference?
People often think that because marijuana has been decriminalized that it is now legal. You’d be wrong to think that.
Individual possession and use of a previously illegal substance are no longer punishable by … Read More
Attorney Lee Lockett named to the Florida Super Lawyers list
We are pleased to announce that Lee Lockett, partner at Lockett Law,P.A., has been selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing … Read More
DMV IN DISARRAY DURING COVID-19?
Answers to some very important issues regarding DMV office closures and issuance of hardship licenses.
With all the madness surrounding state office and courthouse closures over the past two weeks, many Floridians have found themselves … Read More