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Man accused of sex crimes after targeted sting

Sex crimes are serious offenses and people accused of committing them face the possibility of significant punishment. A conviction of this type of crime can mean that a person will have his or her name added to the sex offender registry indefinitely, and he or she may also face jail time and/or have to pay a high fine. That's not to mention the impact it can have on the individual's personal and professional lives. That's why those facing charges of sex crimes need a comprehensive defense strategy. A recent undercover operation here in Florida resulted in one man's arrest, and he is likely focused on preparing an effective criminal defense.

According to authorities, the man has been charged with coercion or enticement of a minor. He was on probation for a different sex crime involving a minor over 10 years ago. Police allege that the man conversed with an undercover agent via social media and requested that they meet, believing that the agent was actually a 14-year-old girl. Officials say that the man came to the designated meeting spot on a bicycle, where he was arrested.

Motor vehicle accidents are increasing across the state

Populations are booming in the state of Florida, which means there are more vehicles sharing roadways than ever before. Navigating these overcrowded roadways can be a daunting and difficult task for any driver regardless of experience. It's no surprise that motor vehicle accidents are increasing every year across the state. Recently, a tragic crash near Poinciana claimed the lives of a woman and her granddaughter.

The crash happened during the afternoon hours on Poinciana Boulevard. According to reports, a car traveling northbound crossed over the centerline of the roadway and began traveling in the southbound lane. Reports said the car violently collided head-on with an oncoming sedan. Reportedly, the driver of the sedan and her three grandchildren were all seriously injured in the crash.

Bicycle accident caused by intoxicated driver, police say

In Florida, the warmer weather means people can partake in outdoor activities much later into the year than in many other places in the country. Walking and riding bikes are favorite pastimes of many people, but they are not without risk. When cyclists or pedestrians are near traffic, they risk being struck by a vehicle, leading to injury or even death. This is what police say occurred after a bicycle accident allegedly caused by a drunk driver left a man with serious injuries.

According to police, the accident happened on a recent early evening when a man driving a car rear-ended another vehicle. Authorities say that the man driving the first car fled the scene when the other driver moved his or her car off the roadway. The fleeing driver then allegedly hit a 36-year-old cyclist. The cyclist suffered several serious injuries and had to be rushed to a hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Sex crimes: Man accused of preying on children via internet

Those who have faced charges relating to a sex crime know all too well how drastically it can change their lives. They may feel as though there is no way for them to defend themselves against such charges, but that is not the case. A thorough criminal defense strategy may be their best chance at a favorable outcome. One Florida man will likely need just that as he faces charges relating to a targeted operation that was looking for people who purportedly wanted to perpetrate sex crimes on children.

Authorities claim that the man propositioned a child, who was actually an undercover officer, over the internet. They claim that the man communicated sexual messages with the officers who were pretending to be 14 or 15-year-old kids. The police arrested the man and 10 other people as part of the sting operation. They all stand accused of traveling to meet children for sex.

Preparing to move forward with a personal injury claim

Being involved in a car accident can cause a ripple effect of events. You may have suffered serious injuries that resulted in you needing to go to the hospital. You may then have had to endure surgery or other treatments in order to have your injuries addressed. You may even have had to take time off work during your recovery.

These events could easily cause a financial burden to fall on your shoulders. Medical bills can skyrocket quickly, and missing work can easily cause lost income. As a result, you may now be considering filing a personal injury claim against the driver considered responsible for the accident.

DUI defense important for man facing manslaughter charge

Anyone who has ever been charged for driving under intoxication knows all too well how life-changing it can be. This sort of criminal accusation carries significant potential punishment, including hefty fines, jail time, license suspension and more. That's why it's important for those accused to have a thorough DUI defense strategy in place. One Florida man will likely have that need due to his recent court appearance in conjunction with his arrest for the death of a bicyclist earlier this year.

Officials say that the accused man was driving his SUV on an afternoon in the spring when the collision occurred. The man allegedly swerved his vehicle into the bike lane on the right side of the road. Police say a cyclist riding lawfully in that lane was hit and killed. They also say that the man did not remain at the scene or take any action to help the victim. A police officer reported that he later saw the man driving abnormally and pulled him over.

Fatal bicycle accident has serious consequences for driver

When a vehicle accident results in a person's death, it is always a sad event, but the tragedy seems amplified when the victim is a child. The family may struggle with questions about why the event occurred and how they might possibly go on, not to mention the sadness over losing someone who didn't get the chance to have a long life. One Florida family is likely experiencing just that after a young boy lost his life to a bicycle accident involving a car.

The woman accused of causing the collision recently received her sentence. Authorities say that the incident happened earlier this year. One morning, the 9-year-old boy was crossing at a crosswalk, on his bike, accompanied by his sister. Police say that the accused woman was driving her pickup truck and hit the boy. They also say that she drove past a stop sign when she hit him, dragging him around 15 feet before stopping.

Motorcycle accident leaves man in serious condition

Any kind of motor vehicle accident has the potential to cause serious harm to anyone involved. However, there are certain kinds of crashes that are more likely to result in injury or even death. People who ride motorbikes are well aware of these risks, and most of them take precautions to keep themselves safe. Even so, they cannot control the behavior of other drivers. A recent motorcycle accident here in Florida that left the biker seriously injured shows exactly how significant the danger can be.

According to authorities, the collision happened recently on a state highway. A motorcyclist and a Jeep were reportedly both headed north when the biker attempted to make a left turn. Police say that the Jeep did not reduce its speed enough to avoid a rear-end collision. The Jeep allegedly struck the motorcycle on left back end. The motorcycle apparently skidded on its right side before coming to a stop.

Car accident leaves 8 people injured

A motor vehicle accident has the potential to cause serious harm to the people involved. However, when the accident involves a semitrailer, the chances that a person could be seriously hurt rise sharply and the amount of damage is often greater than what is typically seen in accidents with regular passenger vehicles. This is evident in a recent trucking accident here in Florida that resulted in injuries to eight people, including one seriously.

According to reports, the collision happened on a recent afternoon on a local road. Authorities say that a semitrailer driver did not stop at a red light. He apparently struck eight different vehicles that were stopped at the intersection. A 71-year-old woman was driving the first car that the truck hit and suffered critical injuries. This was in spite of the fact that she was wearing a seat belt.

What might make a prenup agreement unenforceable?

Premarital agreements are an increasingly common part of marriages. They can be especially useful for a spouse who has valuable assets they want to protect. Florida law is generally quite flexible as well, meaning the agreement can be customized based on the couple’s needs.

You can not just write whatever you want in a prenup, however. There are instances in which a court may find a premarital agreement unenforceable.

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