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Things a 6th grader knows about Criminal Defense

By Dana Morris |

This post was not written by a criminal defense attorney at The Morris Law Firm, but by a thirteen year old guest blogger in Panama City, Florida. Enjoy. When most people think of Panama City, Florida, they think of the pearly white beaches, the great eateries, and the upside-down house. There is, however, a… Read More »

Breathalyzers: To Blow or Not to Blow?

By Dana Morris |

If you have been arrested for DUI in Panama City, you have most likely been subjected to a Breathalyzer and possibly other sobriety tests as well, such as walking along a straight line. These tests are designed to determine whether your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is at or above .08%, which is the legal limit… Read More »

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I’m only 30 years old. Why do I need a Will?

By Dana Morris |

As a Panama City attorney, I am often asked by my clients, “I’m young, I don’t have much, do I need a will?” My answer is, “Absolutely!” For parents, making a will is the single most important thing you can do to make sure your minor children are cared for by the people you would… Read More »

I Violated my Probation Terms; What Should I Do Now?

By Dana Morris |

If you have been convicted of a crime, you may have been sentenced to probation. During a probation sentence, you are permitted to continue with your normal lifestyle, but under heavy restrictions and supervision from the court and your assigned probation officer. This is an alternative to spending time in jail, where you would… Read More »

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When Do You Need A Panama City Criminal Defense Attorney?

By Dana Morris |

Many of the best vacations are had right here on Panama City Beach, Florida!  In fact, our beaches are often called “the World’s most beautiful beaches,” and this area is known as one of the top beach vacation destinations in the country.  Tourists and locals, alike, enjoy eating at Captain Anderson’s, having great adventures… Read More »

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Arrests for Underage Drinking and Disorderly Conduct on Panama City Beach

By Dana Morris |

Let’s face it, spring break on Panama City Beach is definitely a wild place to be for the party crowd, and this year is no exception.  Videos and pictures of spring break partying are plastered all over the most popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Secret.ly, Whisper.sh, Yik-Yak, WeHub, Snapchat and Instagram.  If… Read More »

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Panama City Drug Possession Arrests

By Dana Morris |

Some of the very best spring break memories are made right here on the beautiful white beaches of Bay, Walton, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties.  Sadly, so are some of the worst.  We have received numerous calls this year from parents of spring break students who need our help. This made us wonder how many… Read More »

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6 things about PCB Spring Break 2015

By Dana Morris |

Spring Break PCB 2015 is here!  The fun is in full swing and unfortunately so are the laws being broken that lead to Spring Break arrests.  Each year spring break brings college and high school students from all over the country to enjoy our sugar white sands on what is commonly known as “The World’s… Read More »

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Why Hire a Former Prosecutor as Your Defense Attorney?

By Dana Morris |

When you, your child, or a loved one is facing possibly the greatest challenge of your life, you’re going to want to choose the best criminal defense attorney in Panama City Beach, Panama City and Northwest Florida for the fight at hand.   You’re going to want to choose someone who had a successful… Read More »

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What to do if pulled over for a DUI in Florida

By Dana Morris |

You have had a drink and you’re being pulled over. What are you going to do? First, you’ve heard throughout your life that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, right? As both a friend and a criminal defense attorney, I would advise you to go out to your car, at… Read More »