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What are the Penalties for Underage Drinking on Panama City Beach during Spring Break?
With all the fun things to see and do on Panama City Beach we really hope you will have a great time here! However, if an underage person (a minor, juvenile, or other person under 21) is caught in possession of alcohol or alcoholic beverages, the penalty for the accused is generally a second… Read More »
What are the penalties for possession of marijuana oils or edibles in Florida?
Florida lawmakers implemented Florida Statute § 381.986 in response to the passage of the medical marijuana constitutional amendment on the November, 2016 ballot. What are the laws in Florida for edibles containing marijuana for medical use? There are many restrictions outlined in the Florida Statute referenced above which relate specifically to edibles for medical marijuana use. Those… Read More »
Planning a trip to Panama City Beach during Spring Break? 9 laws you need to now.
I’m Dana Morris, a criminal defense attorney in Panama City, Florida, and it’s that time again for me to warn you about some of our unique spring break laws passed by the local PCB City Council and Bay County Commission.
Top 4 Reasons You Need a Will Regardless of Your Age
As a Panama City attorney, I am often asked by my clients, “I don’t have much, do I need a will?” My answer is, “Absolutely! You need a will” If there is no will in place, a judge will decide who cares for your children. We all know, the judge’s choice may not be… Read More »
Hurricane Michael Disaster Relief Information
I’m Dana Morris, attorney at the Morris Law Firm, and I will do my very best to pass along the information that I receive about assistance available to victims of Hurricane Michael. It is important to me that you are informed about help available to you. How to register for financial assistance following the… Read More »
Florida Penalties for a DUI
The Florida DUI penalties are very strict and can vary on a number of given factors including whether this is your first DUI offense, how long it has been since your last DUI offense, who you had in the car with you at the time of the DUI arrest, etc. Provided below is a… Read More »
Navigating through the Panama City Pretrial Diversion and Intervention (PTI) Process
Dana Morris is a criminal defense attorney in Panama City, Florida. Many of the criminal cases that he has represented have resulted in Pretrial Diversion. What are the benefits of a Pretrial Diversion Program? Individuals who successfully complete a Pretrial Diversion Program will avoid a potential criminal conviction by having their criminal charges dismissed. … Read More »
Spring Break ordinances in place on Panama City Beach during Spring Break
9 of the best things to know before you party on Panama City Beach during Spring Break in March I’m a criminal defense attorney in Panama City, Florida, and it’s that time again for me to try to do my best to warn you about our unique spring break laws passed by the local… Read More »
Who is the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Panama City?
In your search for hiring the right attorney, your first question might be, “Are you the best criminal defense lawyer in Panama City?” When people ask me who to hire as the best criminal defense lawyer in Panama City, my answer here is the same as I tell clients on the phone when they… Read More »
Hiring a Bail Bondsman in Florida
Bail Bond in Panama City, Florida Are you looking for the best way to bail your friend or family member out of jail and find yourself confused? You are not alone. It is at this time that it is most important to hire the best criminal defense attorney in the Panama City area to… Read More »