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To Blow or Not to Blow? That is the Question.

By Nathan Ross | November 22, 2019

As a DUI practitioner, I get asked all the time whether it’s a good idea to provide a breath sample when a person gets arrested. Personally, I don’t have universal advice I give people and I’m not going to do that here, but I will provide you with some basic information. This is not comprehensive […]

President Trump Deserves the Opportunity to Confront the Witnesses Against Him!

By Gary Luke | November 13, 2019

The Confrontation Clause found in the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees a criminal defendant the right to confront witnesses against them (1).  A few days ago my children, 19 and 23 years old, told me and my wife that the impeachment process was unfair because Trump has not had the opportunity to […]

Toys for Tots Drop Off at Luke Law

By Nathan Ross | October 29, 2019

We are getting into the holiday spirit early this year and we hope you will do the same. Now through Monday, December 16, 2019, Luke Law is accepting donations for Toys for Tots. If you find yourself in the giving spirit, please stop by our office at 1405 Kingsley Avenue in Orange Park and drop […]

Thank You For Naming Me One of the Best Lawyers in Clay County

By Nathan Ross | August 27, 2019

This expression of gratitude comes a few weeks late, but I want to thank all of the residents of Clay County. Recently, Folio Weekly Magazine published its “The Best of Clay County” edition. When I picked up the issue, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I had been included among the top 5 in […]

The Pretext Behind the Texting Ban

By Nathan Ross | June 28, 2019

Starting July 1, 2019, texting while driving will become a primary traffic offense in Florida. This means law enforcement can stop a driver for this and this alone. As a legal practitioner, I want to warn people that law enforcement uses traffic stops for much more than just issuing tickets and this new law gives […]

Our Civil Justice System has Limits!

By Gary Luke | June 19, 2019

I must admit that I am not too “hip” with social media or online business reviews.  Until recently I thought “Yelp” was something a puppy does.  Nevertheless, our office received a review on Yelp in January that was less than flattering.  While we have not been able to identify the author, the post itself reveals […]

If You are Asked to Be a Confidential Informant, You NEED an Attorney!

By Nathan Ross | March 29, 2019

Chances are your favorite news source has recently ran a story about the FBI using a confidential informant to help investigate a case. Many law enforcement agencies use confidential informants, including those here in Clay County, St. Johns County, and Jacksonville. Did you know confidential informants have rights?  Unfortunately, it took the tragic death of […]

Update: Holiday Season Office Hours

By Nathan Ross | December 21, 2018

Each year at this time, Luke Law gives its support staff the time they deserve to be with their families and loved ones.  This year, the staff will be off starting Thursday, December 21, 2018 and returning on Monday, January 7, 2019. During this time, the office will not be accepting any walk-ins.  Your attorney […]

Recent Changes in Felony Reclassification

By Nathan Ross | November 5, 2018

The Supreme Court of Florida has changed the law regarding the use of a weapon during the commission of a felony.  Using a weapon during the commission of a felony is an aggravating factor; the State Attorney has the ability to increase the severity of the charges against you. This is called reclassification and it […]

Medical Marijuana Use While on Probation

By Nathan Ross | October 26, 2018

I took a phone call this week from someone with what sounded like a simple question: If I am on probation, can I take still take my medically prescribed marijuana? I didn’t know the answer so I told the caller I would look into it and provide an answer. With the number of people with […]