What if I receive a Notice to Appear?

If you are issued a Notice to Appear by Law Enforcement, you are being charged with a misdemeanor crime.  Depending on the charge, you can face up to 60 days or a year in jail, in addition to probation and fines.  You must hire counsel or appear in person in court on...

Key West DUI- Am I eligible for a business purposes license?

The biggest concern for many of our clients who have been charged with Driving Under the Influence, or DUI, is whether or not they will be eligible for a business purposes driver’s license.  Sometimes this type of license is also referred to as a work permit. ...

DUI Diversion Program in the Florida Keys and Key West

For most people who are arrested for Driving Under the Influence, or DUI as it is commonly referred, it is their first brush with the law.  A high percentage of our DUI clients have never been in trouble before in their lives.  This makes a lot of sense, in that DUI...

What are the rules and regulations for catching lobster?

Diving and snorkeling for lobster during lobster season in Key West is a great time for the whole family. However, it is very important to make sure to understand the regulations, or you could be subject to arrest. Also keep in mind that you must purchase a fishing...

Is it legal to keep queen conch shells?

If you are lucky enough to be born in Key West, Florida, you are considered a “Conch” (pronounced “konk”) or a native to this beautiful island.  At one time, the blue waters of the Florida Keys were littered with the queen conch (Strombus gigas).   Over-harvesting in...

Grouper Fishing Regulations in the Florida Keys and Key West

Summer is upon us, which means grouper season is here. Grouper fishing in the Florida Keys and Key West is governed under the Atlantic grouper fishing regulations pursuant to Florida wildlife regulations.   Season Grouper fishing in the Florida Keys and Key West is...

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