2 types of theft in Florida

Florida defines theft as the taking or using of someone else’s property. The law further states a person committing this crime may appropriate the property for his or her use or for another person not allowed to use the property.  Petit Theft Known as petty theft in...

A unique Florida theft case

A misappropriated bicycle, stolen valuables from a safe: These are relatively concrete events. All theft cases require caution and attention to detail for those accused, but some are relatively straightforward.  Others are more complex. For example, allegations of...

Is Theft a Felony in Florida?

The laws that determine whether stealing something is considered a felony or a less severe crime typically hinge on the value of the property stolen, and differ from state to state. Florida has some of the strictest laws out of any state. If you are caught stealing...

Is graffiti illegal in Florida?

Many people call graffiti "art," but Florida lawmakers are not among them. Florida law categorizes graffiti as vandalism and though it may seem like a harmless enough offense, it costs business owners an average of $3,370 per year. To offset this cost, business owners...

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