Driving into Fall

This summer Florida passed several laws effecting drivers. Here's a quick breakdown of some of the new laws Florida Drivers should be aware of: The "Move Over" Law One of the new Florida Laws prohibits driving 10 miles under the speed limit while driving on a multi-lane highway. While this may make some zippers and lead-footed people happy, the cruisers will see increased a...

Got a big butt you don’t want to hide?

Colbert Law Firm
It's beach season, time to break out the sunscreen, the sunblock, and yes, the swimwear. We’ve been to the beaches, we’ve seen them at the water parks, at the heart of this post is the one, the only, the thong/ g-string bikini! Have a big butt that you don't want to hide? Here are some things to be aware of before you strut your stuff in Florida: Indecent Exposure - It's a F...

Case Expectations

Criminal Law
You or your loved one have been arrested or charged with a crime, now what? Depending upon the type of case, bond may be able to be immediately posted. Other cases require that the bond and conditions of bond are set by a Judge. For those cases, it is typically not the best time to go it alone.  An appearance is made at initial appearance or IA, where your attorney can start ar...

Florida Driver’s License Woes

Florida is not exactly known for its public transportation system. You have to drive, everywhere. Losing that privilege, even temporarily, can start you on the road to serious legal consequences. For instance, if you receive a ticket for running a toll or a red light (gotta love those red light cameras!) and fail to pay, your license will be suspended. This may lead to a traff...

Launching

I'm excited to announce that The Colbert Law Firm will be launching this month! The firm will be based in Orlando, Florida, with a focus on DUI/DWI, Traffic, and Criminal Defense. The best part will be practicing law the way I want to on every single case. I've come to recognize that the client needs to be treated as a whole person and not just a case. Real people, real conseq...