Law Offices of Marjorie Bender, P.A.

Law Offices of Marjorie Bender, P.A. Comprehensive Legal Services: Criminal Law - Felony - Misdemeanor - Juvenile, Dependency Law, Domest Marjorie Bender, Esq. (941) 364-2235

has more than 25 years of Criminal Law experience. A former felony and misdemeanor prosecutor in both the Miami/Dade and Sarasota/Manatee counties State Attorney Offices, she brought a wealth of Criminal Trial experience to her clients when she opened her own Criminal Defense Law Firm in 2004. From Drug Trafficking to Domestic Violence, S*x Crimes, and DUI, as well as Dependency and Juvenile Court

- Ms. Bender fights passionately for her clients so their lives can be whole again. Call or text to schedule a free, initial consultation.

05/10/2022
We've Moved to the East end of Main Street!2151 Main St., Ste. 100Sarasota, FL 34237Call/Text (941) 364-2235 or email: m...
05/10/2022

We've Moved to the East end of Main Street!
2151 Main St.,
Ste. 100
Sarasota, FL 34237
Call/Text (941) 364-2235 or email: [email protected] to let us know you've found us! 😀

05/10/2022
09/26/2019

Happy Fall from Florida !! Change is in the air!!
The Law Offices of Marjorie Bender, P.A.
has moved to: 1269 1st Street, Suite 8,
Sarasota, FL 34236
Stop by and say hello!!

Roadside saliva testing is being considered by some states as a method for determining ma*****na impairment in drivers. ...
06/08/2018

Roadside saliva testing is being considered by some states as a method for determining ma*****na impairment in drivers. https://goo.gl/S1LGtE

In the wake of ma*****na legalization, many states are looking for new ways to keep impaired drivers off the road. Unfortunately, some proposals would lead to problematic and possibly unconstitutional police practices. One such idea is warrantless roadside saliva testing.

How well do you remember some of 2017's biggest headlines in criminal justice? https://goo.gl/nsuwXa
06/06/2018

How well do you remember some of 2017's biggest headlines in criminal justice? https://goo.gl/nsuwXa

How well do you remember 2017’s biggest stories?

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05/31/2018

The best way to show us your support and help small businesses like us, is to search us on , and leave a ! It's too easy to say no, right?

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” - James Allen
05/28/2018

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” - James Allen

Small steps in the right direction. https://goo.gl/recu7B
05/25/2018

Small steps in the right direction. https://goo.gl/recu7B

The House overwhelming passed a bipartisan prison reform bill Tuesday afternoon amid objections from some Democrats and groups on the left that it doesn’t go far enough.

What do you see? A new tool for catching criminals, or an instrument of mass surveillance. https://goo.gl/dXdkPz
05/23/2018

What do you see? A new tool for catching criminals, or an instrument of mass surveillance. https://goo.gl/dXdkPz

More than two dozen civil rights organizations asked the tech giant to stop selling its image recognition system to law enforcement agencies.

It happens more often than we would like to think. A trusted employee steals money from a small business. http://bit.ly/...
05/18/2018

It happens more often than we would like to think. A trusted employee steals money from a small business. http://bit.ly/2rFqUBb

Here's a discussion of workplace theft, factors in this type of fraud, penalties, examples, and how to protect your business from embezzlement.

 : Shoplifting costs the retail industry nearly $35 billion annually. https://n.pr/2rFGbBW
05/16/2018

: Shoplifting costs the retail industry nearly $35 billion annually. https://n.pr/2rFGbBW

Shoplifting costs the retail industry nearly $35 billion annually, according to the National Retail Security Survey. Shoplifters who are caught are often prosecuted, but some may also face civil recovery — where retailers demand additional payment to recoup some of their costs.

Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother. Happy Mother’s Day!
05/13/2018

Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother. Happy Mother’s Day!

Cyber-extortion can come in many different forms, but at its simplest, it is when someone online threatens some sort of ...
05/09/2018

Cyber-extortion can come in many different forms, but at its simplest, it is when someone online threatens some sort of harm unless you meet their demands. http://bit.ly/2rjQawD

Along with all the scams and cons Internet users have to worry about, there’s also cyber-extortion. Here’s what you should know to avoid being a victim.

Not all online harassment ends with someone's death or conviction, but the trauma can still be there all the same. http:...
05/02/2018

Not all online harassment ends with someone's death or conviction, but the trauma can still be there all the same. http://bit.ly/2rbk2eD

Online harassment seems to know no bounds, with new opportunities for meanness evolving all the time. Ever heard of dogpiling or doxing?

The latest statistics on fraud should send a big jolt of fear into small business owners. http://bit.ly/2q2O1Xa
04/30/2018

The latest statistics on fraud should send a big jolt of fear into small business owners. http://bit.ly/2q2O1Xa

A recent survey shows 80 percent of embezzlements occurred at small businesses.

A massive manhunt is underway for the gunman accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashvill...
04/25/2018

A massive manhunt is underway for the gunman accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee. https://cnn.it/2qSdmSz

The gunman accused of killing four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House is now in custody, police said Monday.

If your reputation has been tarnished, you might feel the pinch in your business earnings. Ensure that won't happen with...
04/19/2018

If your reputation has been tarnished, you might feel the pinch in your business earnings. Ensure that won't happen with a heartfelt letter of apology.

You've spent decades carefully crafting your personal and professional reputation. A DUI can send all of that hard work ...
04/17/2018

You've spent decades carefully crafting your personal and professional reputation. A DUI can send all of that hard work down the tubes pretty quickly, but you can recover!

Boating season is quickly approaching - Make sure you know the boating laws in your state: http://bit.ly/2GMI5Ht
04/13/2018

Boating season is quickly approaching - Make sure you know the boating laws in your state: http://bit.ly/2GMI5Ht

State BUI Laws: Before drinking and driving a boat, know the boating under the influence laws and penalties for your state. Click to view all states.

Several cities and states have taken matters into their own hands since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Dou...
04/11/2018

Several cities and states have taken matters into their own hands since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: https://cnn.it/2GMUyuD

Local and state lawmakers aren't holding their breath waiting for the federal government to take action on guns. Here are some highlights of what has passed.

In some cases,   is happening without the bully even knowing: http://bit.ly/2Ebda5q
04/06/2018

In some cases, is happening without the bully even knowing: http://bit.ly/2Ebda5q

It’s hard to think of your child as a bully, but the truth is, cyberbullying is more complicated. There’s the …

If you been following this case - Do you think this was an intentional crash?  https://goo.gl/Nqn2AL
04/04/2018

If you been following this case - Do you think this was an intentional crash? https://goo.gl/Nqn2AL

A family's SUV found at the bottom of a California cliff last week may have been deliberately driven off the road, police told media Sunday.

Thanks to a thriving online mugshot publication industry, the worst day of your life can live forever: https://goo.gl/Px...
03/30/2018

Thanks to a thriving online mugshot publication industry, the worst day of your life can live forever: https://goo.gl/Px5E53

Trying to get rid of online mugshots is a nightmarish -- and expensive -- task which requires dealing with some truly sleazy people.

Time for the real question - Who should be responsible when a self-driving car causes a death?   https://goo.gl/5YnBAc
03/28/2018

Time for the real question - Who should be responsible when a self-driving car causes a death? https://goo.gl/5YnBAc

A fatal accident with an Uber driverless car is raising new fears about the safety of these vehicles

Like most rules, there are exceptions as to what is defined as a vehicle - Depending on the state.
03/21/2018

Like most rules, there are exceptions as to what is defined as a vehicle - Depending on the state.

At a glance, the word vehicle is difficult to define since it could mean any number of things!
03/19/2018

At a glance, the word vehicle is difficult to define since it could mean any number of things!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Wishing you lots of   today and every day!
03/17/2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Wishing you lots of today and every day!

11 things you need to know about a DWI, DUI, or OUI arrest or conviction. And what you can expect to happen afterward. h...
03/15/2018

11 things you need to know about a DWI, DUI, or OUI arrest or conviction. And what you can expect to happen afterward. https://goo.gl/H1gP3Q

Some serious penalties, including losing your license and possibly even your car insurance coverage, tend to follow in the wake of a DUI or DWI conviction

Note to self, don't get between this lady and her  : https://goo.gl/kEz56T
03/14/2018

Note to self, don't get between this lady and her : https://goo.gl/kEz56T

A man and woman in a New York City suburb were arrested Friday after the woman allegedly dumped a container of popcorn on a 2-year-old who talked during a movie, Nassau County police said.

America's prisons are not for claustrophobes: https://goo.gl/o7rje3
03/09/2018

America's prisons are not for claustrophobes: https://goo.gl/o7rje3

Jeff Sessions has undone Obama-era reforms by telling prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible

You've heard it before & you'll hear it again - Don't believe everything you see on TV: https://goo.gl/SHU5h4
03/07/2018

You've heard it before & you'll hear it again - Don't believe everything you see on TV: https://goo.gl/SHU5h4

Don't believe everything you see on crime TV shows. Experts set the record straight.

To all of our employees, we appreciate you!
03/02/2018

To all of our employees, we appreciate you!

Have you heard about the news feed changes coming to Facebook? You may see fewer of our posts unless you choose "see fir...
02/28/2018

Have you heard about the news feed changes coming to Facebook? You may see fewer of our posts unless you choose "see first" on our page!

This just goes to show, you really can't judge a book by it's cover!   https://goo.gl/H43WLi
02/23/2018

This just goes to show, you really can't judge a book by it's cover! https://goo.gl/H43WLi

A petite Texas 17-year-old girl staged the gunpoint carjacking of a friend by two other friends, police said.

A former friend of Nikolas Cruz says she told school officials “multiple” times over the last several years that she was...
02/21/2018

A former friend of Nikolas Cruz says she told school officials “multiple” times over the last several years that she was concerned about his behavior. https://goo.gl/Y4CWth

Nikolas Cruz "talked about killing our parents, our friends, boyfriends and girlfriends," said Ariana Lopez.

The CDC estimates that 4,358 deaths of person under age 21 each year are caused by alcohol use. https://goo.gl/PChVaH
02/16/2018

The CDC estimates that 4,358 deaths of person under age 21 each year are caused by alcohol use. https://goo.gl/PChVaH

Talking to your teen about drinking isn’t easy, but it is important. Teens whose parents talk to them are more likely to be safe. Learn how to talk to your teen.

10 reasons to reconsider the "I'm good to drive" statement: https://goo.gl/6taUxd
02/15/2018

10 reasons to reconsider the "I'm good to drive" statement: https://goo.gl/6taUxd

Besides the fact that you can hurt someone, driving under the influence is embarrassing, expensive, and just not worth it.

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