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    • Panama City News Herald's "Best of Bay 2017" Top Attorney for 3rd Year in a Row

      We are pleased to announce our very own Albert Sauline, III, Attorney at Law, was voted as the Panama City News Herald’s Best of Bay 2017 Top Attorney for the 3 rd year in a row! This incredible honor ...

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    • Al Sauline Voted #1 Attorney in Best of Bay 2015

      In a clear indication of his immense talent as a Criminal Defense Attorney, Al Sauline was recently heralded as the number one attorney in the 2015 Best of Bay Readers’ Choice competition. This ...

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    • Al Sauline Named as Top Ten Attorney in Bay County

      The firm is proud to announce Attorney Al Sauline’s most recent accomplishment. Attorney Sauline was named as a winner for Best of Bay 2015 – Top 10 Attorneys in Bay County by Panama City News Herald. ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : Can a person actually be prosecuted for Possession of Burglary Tools? Answer : Yes, as there actually is a charge called Possession of Burglary Tools. Florida Statute 810.06 makes it ...

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    • Attorney Albert J. Sauline Speaks About Amendment 4 on Upcoming Ballot

      The debate about whether or not convicted felons who have completed their prison sentences should be allowed to have their voting rights restored has been ongoing for quite some time. However, ...

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    • The Election Process for the U.S. President

      Question : When is the President of the United States elected? Answer : Many of you are probably thinking this question is outdated, that there was already a Presidential election this month. Well, ...

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    • The First Amendment and Private Entities

      Question : Will the First Amendment protect me from my private employer’s employee conduct regulations? Answer : We often hear discussion of the First Amendment, especially during a Presidential ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is Community Control? Answer : Community Control and Probation are two very different types of sentences in the State of Florida. They can be combined, such as a period of Community ...

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    • Attorney Albert J. Sauline Speaks About Amendment 4 on Upcoming Ballot

      The debate about whether or not convicted felons who have completed their prison sentences should be allowed to have their voting rights restored has been ongoing for quite some time. However, ...

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    • Albert J. Sauline, III Attorney at Law, Interviewed Regarding New Florida Laws

      With the start of 2018 comes a new set of laws for the state of Florida. These changes impact a number of legal fields, including wage increases, family law, visitation, and more. One of the most ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is Perjury? Answer : Perjury, in its simplest form, is lying under oath about a material fact, meaning a fact which could affect the entire outcome of a proceeding. It literally ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question: What is a deposition? Answer: A deposition can occur in a civil or a criminal matter, though this column will address only Criminal Law. Depositions on Criminal cases are governed by Florida ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : Can a person be charged with Domestic Violence if the victim does not live with the Defendant? Answer : This is a question which arises periodically in my practice. Simply put, the answer ...

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    • What to Do After a Drug Crime

      If you were recently arrested for a drug crime in Florida – or are currently under investigation in connection with a drug crime – what you do early on in the legal process can affect the outcome of ...

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  • DUI
    • Attorney Sauline Discusses The Cost of a DUI in Florida

      WMBB ABC-13, a local television station in Panama City, recently published an article regarding the costs of a DUI . Speaking to Attorney Sauline , the dangers and costs of a DUI were ...

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    • What Happens If My DUI Involved Someone's Death?

      When a person dies in a DUI traffic crash, the consequences are severe for everyone involved. As the family of the deceased mourns, it can be difficult not to feel a sense of responsibility, and ...

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    • Underage DUI Penalties in Florida

      Underage drinking has been a prevalent problem for years, which has led to many injuries and even deaths. In 2011, there were 33,621 DUI convictions in the state alone. This is why Florida and other ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is a Violation of Probation Evidentiary Hearing? Answer : When a person violates probation, the Court will hold a Violation of Probation Evidentiary Hearing unless there is an ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is an Executive Assignment? Answer : An Executive Assignment is when the Governor appoints a State Attorney from a completely different Judicial Circuit jurisdiction to handle a case ...

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    • Albert J. Sauline, III Attorney at Law Selected to 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

      Our firm is excited to announce our very own Albert J. Sauline, III Attorney at Law has been selected to the 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law ...

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    • Attorney Sauline Featured On Special News Report Discussing Police Body Cams

      Police body cameras – small cameras placed on a law enforcement officer’s vest to record every encounter with a potential criminal suspect – have been controversial from their beginning. Some police ...

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    • Attorney Albert J. Sauline Speaks About Amendment 4 on Upcoming Ballot

      The debate about whether or not convicted felons who have completed their prison sentences should be allowed to have their voting rights restored has been ongoing for quite some time. However, ...

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

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    • Attorney Sauline Featured On Special News Report Discussing Police Body Cams

      Police body cameras – small cameras placed on a law enforcement officer’s vest to record every encounter with a potential criminal suspect – have been controversial from their beginning. Some police ...

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    • Attorney Sauline Discusses The Cost of a DUI in Florida

      WMBB ABC-13, a local television station in Panama City, recently published an article regarding the costs of a DUI . Speaking to Attorney Sauline , the dangers and costs of a DUI were ...

      Read More
    • Al Sauline Voted #1 Attorney in Best of Bay 2015

      In a clear indication of his immense talent as a Criminal Defense Attorney, Al Sauline was recently heralded as the number one attorney in the 2015 Best of Bay Readers’ Choice competition. This ...

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    • The Consequences of Indecent Exposure

      Sex Crimes, including Indecent Exposure, often carry weighty consequences. These can range from probation to jail or prison, as well as extensive Court costs and fines, and a lifetime of Sex Offender ...

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    • What You Need to Know When Charged with Marijuana Possession

      Take a look at the news these days and it would appear that the country is slowly working its way towards legalizing marijuana for a number of reasons. Matters are not quite there yet, however, and ...

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    • Attorney Sauline Interviewed for Insight Regarding Robbery-Murder Case

      Florida Stand Your Ground Case An attempted drug robbery in Panama City Beach ended in the death of one of the robbery suspects, an 18-year old who was shot and killed by the victim of the robbery. ...

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    • How the Florida Bar App Could Save Your Spring Break

      Spring break has arrived! For local businesses in Panama City Beach and other coastal cities throughout Florida, this signifies one of the most profitable times of the year. For law enforcement, it ...

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    • Al Sauline Named as Top Ten Attorney in Bay County

      The firm is proud to announce Attorney Al Sauline’s most recent accomplishment. Attorney Sauline was named as a winner for Best of Bay 2015 – Top 10 Attorneys in Bay County by Panama City News Herald. ...

      Read More
    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is Perjury? Answer : Perjury, in its simplest form, is lying under oath about a material fact, meaning a fact which could affect the entire outcome of a proceeding. It literally ...

      Read More
    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is Community Control? Answer : Community Control and Probation are two very different types of sentences in the State of Florida. They can be combined, such as a period of Community ...

      Read More
    • Attorney Sauline Interviewed for Insight Regarding Robbery-Murder Case

      Florida Stand Your Ground Case An attempted drug robbery in Panama City Beach ended in the death of one of the robbery suspects, an 18-year old who was shot and killed by the victim of the robbery. ...

      Read More
    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is the Rule of Sequestration? Answer : Criminal Defense lawyers will routinely request the Court to “invoke the Rule” prior to a jury or non-jury trial beginning. The Rule, which is ...

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    • How the Florida Bar App Could Save Your Spring Break

      Spring break has arrived! For local businesses in Panama City Beach and other coastal cities throughout Florida, this signifies one of the most profitable times of the year. For law enforcement, it ...

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    • Panama City Beach Enforces "No Alcohol" Ordinance for Spring Break

      Spring Break has always been synonymous with drinking, at least in years past. But for beachgoers in Panama City Beach, Spring Break in 2016 will be a different story. Panama City Beach City Council ...

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    • Attorney Sauline Interviewed for Insight Regarding Robbery-Murder Case

      Florida Stand Your Ground Case An attempted drug robbery in Panama City Beach ended in the death of one of the robbery suspects, an 18-year old who was shot and killed by the victim of the robbery. ...

      Read More
    • Underage DUI Penalties in Florida

      Underage drinking has been a prevalent problem for years, which has led to many injuries and even deaths. In 2011, there were 33,621 DUI convictions in the state alone. This is why Florida and other ...

      Read More
    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

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    • Al's Legal Corner - Did You Know?

      Question : What is a Violation of Probation Evidentiary Hearing? Answer : When a person violates probation, the Court will hold a Violation of Probation Evidentiary Hearing unless there is an ...

      Read More