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Could Your Actions on a Dating Site Lead to Criminal Charges?

The Internet offers a wide range of useful resources. However, any technology comes with the potential for abuse or trouble. It’s no secret that the Internet is home to a range of illegal and unsavory behaviors, including bullying, cyberstalking, and pornography. Increasingly, people are turning to dating sites and apps to find a romantic partner. ...
by Thomas Feiter - December 15th, 2020

Cyberstalking: How to Prevent and Respond on Digital Terrain

Cyberstalking occurs when a person uses technology—most commonly the Internet—to make another person feel concerned for their safety. Cyberstalking usually involves the repetitive use of threatening or fear-inducing language to invade a person’s privacy. People engage in cyberstalking behaviors over social media, dating apps, and other social websites. If you or a loved one has ...
by Thomas Feiter - December 04th, 2020

How a Domestic Violence Conviction Can Affect Your Gun Rights

The Constitution affords Americans the right to own and possess firearms. While gun rights are deeply embedded in American culture, if you are convicted of certain criminal charges, you may lose your right to bear arms. In Florida, if someone successfully files a domestic violence injunction against you, you may lose your firearm rights. In ...
by Thomas Feiter - October 15th, 2020

Can I Go to a Shooting Range with a Criminal Record?

Shooting ranges have the right to review a customer’s criminal background before granting them entry. In Florida, people with a felony conviction are not allowed to possess, operate, or own a gun. Even if a convicted felon has committed to changing their life and becoming a better person, they are still denied from exercising their ...
by Thomas Feiter - October 05th, 2020

Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Any American convicted of a felony will have to give up many of their civil rights. These rights include voting, access to public education, and the right to bear arms. Unfortunately, many felons find themselves facing additional felony charges for being found in possession of a firearm. Under U.S. law, all convicted felons—regardless of whether ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 28th, 2020

Florida Risk Protection Orders

After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, Florida state legislators passed gun legislation with new restrictive measures. Under FL Statute 790.4, also referred to as the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act, law enforcement agents are legally allowed to confiscate firearms from civilians they perceive as a danger ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 21st, 2020

Orlando Gun Rights Restoration Lawyer

In Florida, new gun legislation has given police the ability to remove guns from any civilian they perceive as a threat to the community. The new gun restrictions have made it challenging for those with criminal or felony records to restore their gun rights. The first step to restoring your gun rights is filing for ...
by Thomas Feiter - September 14th, 2020

Understanding Protective Order Hearings

If you have received a temporary or permanent injunction, it is easy to feel like you’ve been charged with a criminal offense. In Florida, an individual filing an injunction (the petitioner) to prevent another person (the respondent) from coming into contact with them must file a petition in court. The court will usually grant the ...
by Thomas Feiter - August 17th, 2020

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