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Jonathan Blecher has defended over 5,000 DUI and Criminal cases since 1982.
Jonathan earned his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice in 1978 from the University of Florida, and his Juris Doctor in 1981 from the University of Florida College of Law.
A former Assistant State Attorney in Miami, Jonathan is a member of the Florida Bar, and is admitted to practice law before all Florida courts as well as the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the Eastern District of Michigan. He is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of Miami, the National College for DUI Defense, NORML, and has served as a Judge for the University of Miami Law School Moot Court and Mock Trial Competitions.
Jonathan Blecher is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a Florida SuperLawyer.
His own firm was established in 1992, and has defended over 5,000 DUI and criminal cases in over 40 years of criminal law practice, with a specialty in DUI defense in Miami.
A: If there's a criminal case pending there's likely a "no contact" order in place, which should protect you during the pendency of the case. However, on the civil side, there may be a custody/visitation decree from a court that you should be mindful of and not violate. All this is moot if the court's have not been involved. Seek the advice of a family law attorney.
A: It is illegal in Florida for convicted felons to possess firearms, including muzzleloading guns, unless the convicted felon has had his/ her civil rights restored by the state's Clemency Board or the firearm qualifies as an antique firearm under Florida Statute 790.001(1).
A: Minor typographical mistakes aside, this Order is fairly standard and simply means that the surety (bail bondsperson) is no longer responsible to pay the Clerk the bail amount. Either the Defendant was surrendered or the Court vacated the estreature for other reasons.