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Blog Posts in 2016

  • 1-Dec-2016

    Attorney David Carmichael Featured in Winter Haven Sun's "Voices Vary on Medical Marijuana"

    Recently, our very own Attorney David Carmichael of Boswell & Dunlap LLP was featured in an article titled “Voices Vary On Medical Marijuana,” published by Winter Haven Sun. According to the article, a recent amendment to ...
  • 28-Nov-2016

    Boswell & Dunlap LLP's Very Merry Holiday Celebration for Bartow Chamber Members

    Our legal team of Polk County lawyers at Boswell & Dunlap LLP would like to invite any and all members of the Bartow Chamber to our Very Merry Holiday Celebration, which will be held on December 8, 2016 at 5:00 PM at the following location: 245 ...
  • 7-Nov-2016

    Hit-and-Run Suspect Identified and Arrested by Polk County's Sherriff's Office

    On Thursday, November 3, the Polk County’s Sherriff’s Office arrested the driver responsible for the death of a mother and critically injuring a deputy in a hit-and-run collision that occurred on Saturday, October 29. Before the arrest ...
  • 3-Nov-2016

    Understanding Florida's Implied Consent Law

    Florida’s Implied Consent Law, which is defined in Section 316.1932, states that any individual who accepts the privilege of driving in Florida has given her or his consent to submit to lawful requests for urine and breath testing in order to ...
  • 27-Oct-2016

    Boswell & Dunlap LLP Partners Donate to All Saints Academy Halo Fund

    Our legal team of Polk County lawyers at Boswell & Dunlap LLP is pleased to announce we are proud leadership partners of the Headmaster’s Circle of the All Saints Academy’s Halo Fund. This fundraising effort is All Saint ...
  • 25-Oct-2016

    Common Halloween Criminal Charges

    With Halloween just around the corner, many individuals are getting ready to dress up and walk the streets in search of candy, fun, and light-hearted spooks. While the Halloween holiday season can be fun, the season is often known for its increase in ...
  • 23-Sep-2016

    How to Protect Your Right to Compensation After a Car Accident

    A car accident can be a disorienting experience. While we all hope that we never have to experience a collision, it is nevertheless important to prepare yourself so that you know what to do in case one occurs. Most people are familiar with the ...
  • 29-Aug-2016

    How a DUI Can Become a Felony in Florida

    The state of Florida takes driving under the influence cases ( DUI ) seriously. In fact, according to the Florida Department of Motorized Vehicle’s records, in 2011, there were 33,625 misdemeanors and felony DUI convictions. Although both can ...
  • 12-Jul-2016

    How Much Will Your Personal Injury Claim Be Worth?

    If you or someone you love has been injured due to another’s negligence, you’re probably wondering how much money you can recover by filing a personal injury claim. Victims and families who suffer harm in preventable accidents can ...
  • 29-Jun-2016

    Holidays Increase Risks of Accidents - Stay Safe This Fourth of July

    The Fourth of July weekend is approaching, and our legal team would like to wish everyone throughout Bartow and Polk County a safe holiday weekend. As attorneys who have served this community for over a century, we know this time of year can be a ...
  • 1-Jun-2016

    Charged With a Crime - Should i Plead Guilty?

    Facing criminal charges and penalties can be a stressful experience. Unfortunately, this stress can lead to a lot of mistakes or actions that jeopardize the strength of one’s defense. These types of critical errors often come as confessions ...
  • 25-Mar-2016

    3 Key Factors Courts Consider When Determining Child Custody

    During a divorce or separation that involves children, courts will always consider the wellbeing of the child before making critical custody decisions. Because child custody matters can become highly complex, it is best for divorcing or separating ...
  • 11-Mar-2016

    Why Talking to the Police Will Not Help Your Case

    One of the most important rights we have in this country is our Fifth Amendment right to remain silent. This Amendment exists to protect citizens from incriminating themselves when they are questioned by law enforcement officers. Regardless of the ...
  • 19-Jan-2016

    Welcome to Our Blog

    Thank you for visiting our legal blog, where our goal is to provide you with helpful insight regarding industry updates. Here, you can find news about our recent cases and accomplishments and current events and relevant changes in our field. Boswell ...

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