Arrested in St. Johns County FL for Prostitution and Solicitation

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office and St. Augustine police conducted an undercover prostitution sting last week. “The operation, dubbed ‘Operation Summer Lovin’,’ targeted men and women looking for sex or offering sexual favors in return for money.” As a … Continue reading

Can I Expunge My Criminal Record in Florida?

Being arrested is embarrassing.  What is even more embarrassing is when the public can see your arrest record.  Imagine that you were arrested for domestic battery in Jacksonville.  Your charges were dropped in Duval County.  Yet, the Jacksonville battery charge … Continue reading

Can a Traffic Ticket Stop You From Sealing or Expunging Your FL Record?

If you want to seal or expunge your Florida criminal record, you must meet certain requirements.  Among other things, you cannot have a criminal conviction.  This means that you were never adjudicated guilty of a crime.  As a Jacksonville criminal … Continue reading

Are Juvenile Criminal Records Destroyed in Florida?

Juvenile criminal records are treated differently than adult criminal records.  Florida Statute Section 985.04(1) “provides that juvenile records are confidential, subject to specified exceptions, and limited disclosure to certain enumerated entities or upon court order. Subsection (2) generally allows for … Continue reading