Worthless Check

Worthless Check

In Florida, writing a Worthless Check is either a first degree misdemeanor or a third degree felony. Definition of a Worthless Check Pursuant to Florida Statute 832.05, a person issues a worthless check when he or she: Writes and tenders a check or uses a debit card for the payment of money Knows sufficient funds…

Uttering Forged Instruments

Uttering Forged Instruments

n Florida, Uttering a Forged Instrument is a third degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Definition of Uttering a Forged Instrument Pursuant to Florida Statute 831.02, a person utters a forged instrument when he or she: Utters and publishes as true a false or forged document Knowing the document is false…

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards

If you have been charged with Fraudulent use of a Credit Card in Palm Beach County, we can help. Call Bottari & Doyle Law Firm for a consultation at 561-588-2781. Definition of Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards Florida Statute 817.61 criminalizes the fraudulent use of a credit card. A person commits the offense when he…

Doctor Shopping

Doctor Shopping

Withholding Information from a Practitioner Pursuant to Florida Statute 893.13(7)(a)(8), a person may not engage in doctor shopping. If you have been accused of Dr. Shopping and need legal council, contact the Law Firm of Bottari and Doyle inDelray Beach County for legal representation at 561-588-2781. Definition of Doctor Shopping The law states that a…

Dealing in Stolen Property Florida

Dealing in Stolen Property Florida

Florida Statute 812.09 states: “Any person who traffics in, or endeavors to traffic in, property that he or she knows or should know was stolen shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree. “ Dealing in Stolen Property most commonly occurs when a person pawns stolen property to a pawn shop. Dealing in…