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.
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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.
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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
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/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
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!
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://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
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 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 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 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
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 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
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
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/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
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.
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!
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
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
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
Don't believe everything you see on crime TV shows. Experts set the record straight.
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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
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 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
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
Besides the fact that you can hurt someone, driving under the influence is embarrassing, expensive, and just not worth it.
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