Ocala Criminal Defense Attorneys Choose the Powerful Defense of Dunham & Ingram
    • Marion County School Board Votes to Reinstate Paddling

      Ocala – Just three years after school officials banned paddling, the Marion County School Board agreed to reverse the ban and allow elementary school principals to resume using corporal punishment to ...

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    • Woman Drives Off in Running Car with 3 Children Inside

      South Florida – A 33-year-old South Florida woman was in jail on Tuesday, April 30th after hopping in a stranger's running car with three children and driving off. A 34-year-old man had left is ...

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    • State Dismisses Domestic Violence Charge After Attorney Ingram Stands Up for his Client's Rights

      Our client was accused of domestic violence for battering his wife. Initially, he was appointed a public defender. A month later, he was still charged with the offense though he continued to profess ...

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    • 3 Year Prison Sentence Reduced to Probation

      Our client was charged with possession of marijuana and battery of a law enforcement officer. Due to our client's offending history, a minimum sentence of 2 years imprisonment was likely, with a ...

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    • Despite an Easy Legal Standard, Battery Can Be Difficult for the Government to Prove

      The crime of misdemeanor battery occurs when a defendant either: Intentionally touches or strikes another person against their will; or Intentionally causes bodily harm to another person. A battery ...

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    • Marion County School Board Votes to Reinstate Paddling

      Ocala – Just three years after school officials banned paddling, the Marion County School Board agreed to reverse the ban and allow elementary school principals to resume using corporal punishment to ...

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    • Woman Drives Off in Running Car with 3 Children Inside

      South Florida – A 33-year-old South Florida woman was in jail on Tuesday, April 30th after hopping in a stranger's running car with three children and driving off. A 34-year-old man had left is ...

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    • Woman Drives Off in Running Car with 3 Children Inside

      South Florida – A 33-year-old South Florida woman was in jail on Tuesday, April 30th after hopping in a stranger's running car with three children and driving off. A 34-year-old man had left is ...

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    • Sealing and Expunging

      Your criminal case has resolved – perhaps years ago – but you still find that the charge plagues you when you look for a job. It’s a mistake from the past that embarrasses you, and you’d like to see ...

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    • DUI and a Law Enforcement Blood Draw

      Florida Statute 316.1933 states “If a law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe that a motor vehicle driven by or in the actual physical control of a person under the influence of ...

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    • The Daubert Standard

      A trial seems straight forward on TV. And many of them are. A simple matter of evidence and the presumption of innocence and a panel of jurors listening to see if one overcomes the other. Some cases, ...

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    • Domestic Violence and Time-Sharing

      The law in Florida leans heavily away from restricting a parent’s visitation rights with their child. It is the public policy of the state that a minor child has “frequent and continuing contact with ...

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    • State Dismisses Domestic Violence Charge After Attorney Ingram Stands Up for his Client's Rights

      Our client was accused of domestic violence for battering his wife. Initially, he was appointed a public defender. A month later, he was still charged with the offense though he continued to profess ...

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    • Trial Victory: Not Guilty Verdict for Domestic Violence Charge

      Law enforcement was called after an independent witness heard screams from an apartment and then watched as our client pushed the mother of his infant child into the blinds of their apartment and onto ...

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    • What's That Smell?

      Pop quiz! You've been pulled over for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign. An officer walks up to your car, tells you why you've been pulled over, and asks for your license and registration. ...

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    • Despite Drug Agent's Assertion of Confession, Not Guilty Verdict on First Degree Felony

      Despite Drug Agent's Assertion of Confession, Not Guilty Verdict on First Degree Felony Law enforcement obtained a search warrant for our client's property, executed the warrant with our client ...

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    • Potential Lengthy Custodial Sentence for Third Violation of Probation Results in Community Control

      Our client was charged with eight counts of selling cocaine, all on separate occasions. He was sentenced to serve 19 months in prison, followed by drug offender probation for 10 years. Our client then ...

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    • Client Saved from Serving 25 Year Prison Sentence

      Following an ongoing narcotics investigation, officers from the Ocala Police Department SWAT team together with other Agents from the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team executed a search warrant at ...

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    • What's Up With the Smell of Marijuana?

      The legalization of hemp, on July 1 st of this year, has turned law enforcement and prosecution on its head. Previously, when hemp wasn’t legal, the smell of marijuana (or hemp) during a traffic stop ...

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    • When Is It Legal to Use Marijuana in Florida?

      There is still a certain degree of confusion regarding the legal status of marijuana and the use of cannabis products in Florida. In 2016 voters approved an amendment to the Florida state constitution ...

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    • Despite Drug Agent's Assertion of Confession, Not Guilty Verdict on First Degree Felony

      Despite Drug Agent's Assertion of Confession, Not Guilty Verdict on First Degree Felony Law enforcement obtained a search warrant for our client's property, executed the warrant with our client ...

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    • DUI and a Law Enforcement Blood Draw

      Florida Statute 316.1933 states “If a law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe that a motor vehicle driven by or in the actual physical control of a person under the influence of ...

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    • Implied Consent. That means I have to take a breathalyzer, right?

      Florida Statute 316.1932 says that “any person who accepts the privilege extended by the laws of this state of operating a motor vehicle within this state is, by so operating such vehicle, deemed to ...

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    • What's Up With the Smell of Marijuana?

      The legalization of hemp, on July 1 st of this year, has turned law enforcement and prosecution on its head. Previously, when hemp wasn’t legal, the smell of marijuana (or hemp) during a traffic stop ...

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    • Mental Health and Divorce in Florida

      There are two grounds for divorce in Florida – the marriage is irretrievably broken or one spouse is mentally incapacitated. This mental incapacity must exist for at least three years before the ...

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    • Can't I Just Use a Document Preparation Service?

      You suddenly find yourself getting divorced. On top of the emotional struggle, you’re facing some serious financial concerns. You’re not sure if you need to hire an attorney – and a friend mentions ...

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    • Despite Drug Agent's Assertion of Confession, Not Guilty Verdict on First Degree Felony

      Despite Drug Agent's Assertion of Confession, Not Guilty Verdict on First Degree Felony Law enforcement obtained a search warrant for our client's property, executed the warrant with our client ...

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    • No Conviction Under 10-20-Life For Discharging Firearm in Commission of Forcible Felony

      Following a dispute with two juveniles over money, our client went to the juvenile's house with a gun, made threats, and then fired his weapon. Thereafter, our client was charged with discharging of a ...

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    • Victory on Robbery with a Firearm and Burglary with Assault with a Firearm Charges

      While her co-defendants, also represented by private attorneys, are serving life sentences for their armed robbery and burglary convictions, our client was released from prison after the same ...

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    • Criminal Defense Attorney Andy Ingram Nominated for AIOCLA's 2017 10 Best Attorney in Client Satisfaction Award

      The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys is a well-respected, national ranking system which observes and evaluates lawyers of various practice fields. Our team at Dunham and Ingram, LLC, is ...

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    • Attorney Andy Ingram Selected to the 2017 Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys

      Well-recommended and highly qualified lawyers are hard to come by--but not when it comes to an Ocala and Gainesville criminal defense attorney who has been recognized by clients, peers, and the legal ...

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    • Attorney Andy Ingram Included in Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

      Super Lawyers recently selected Attorney Andy Ingram of Dunham & Ingram LLC to be included in its annual Rising Stars List. This distinct honor recognizes Attorney Ingram of his hard work and ...

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    • The Fellow Officer Rule

      When you hire an attorney, you’re hiring an advocate - someone who comes to court with you and fights for you. Beyond what you see your attorney do there are countless things that happen in your case ...

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    • What's Up With the Smell of Marijuana?

      The legalization of hemp, on July 1 st of this year, has turned law enforcement and prosecution on its head. Previously, when hemp wasn’t legal, the smell of marijuana (or hemp) during a traffic stop ...

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    • Is the Smell of Cannabis Enough for a Police Search?

      According to the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, citizens have the right to be free from unreasonable governmental searches. As a general rule, any search conducted without a search warrant ...

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    • Florida Teen Expelled & Arrested for Science Experiment Blast

      After what was originally meant to be an exciting school experiment, a 16 year old high school student was arrested and expelled for a science project gone wrong. Not only is this young woman facing ...

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    • Woman Drives Off in Running Car with 3 Children Inside

      South Florida – A 33-year-old South Florida woman was in jail on Tuesday, April 30th after hopping in a stranger's running car with three children and driving off. A 34-year-old man had left is ...

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    • Miran-DUH! - Don't Talk to the Cops

      If you have seen an episode of Law and Order, then you know what a Miranda warning is, even if you do not know what it is called. "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be ...

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    • Woman Drives Off in Running Car with 3 Children Inside

      South Florida – A 33-year-old South Florida woman was in jail on Tuesday, April 30th after hopping in a stranger's running car with three children and driving off. A 34-year-old man had left is ...

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    • What's That Smell?

      Pop quiz! You've been pulled over for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign. An officer walks up to your car, tells you why you've been pulled over, and asks for your license and registration. ...

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    • Have You Violated Florida's DUI & Drugs Policy?

      According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2010, more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, amounting to one fatality every 51 minutes. The ...

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    • Victory on Robbery with a Firearm and Burglary with Assault with a Firearm Charges

      While her co-defendants, also represented by private attorneys, are serving life sentences for their armed robbery and burglary convictions, our client was released from prison after the same ...

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    • Probation only for highly publicized violent felony against LEO

      After fleeing a traffic stop and dragging a law enforcement officer from his vehicle, our client was charged with resisting arrest with violence and driving with a suspended or revoked license. ...

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    • Potential Lengthy Custodial Sentence for Third Violation of Probation Results in Community Control

      Our client was charged with eight counts of selling cocaine, all on separate occasions. He was sentenced to serve 19 months in prison, followed by drug offender probation for 10 years. Our client then ...

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