Update: COVID-19 (March 31, 2020)
March 31, 2020 To Our Clients and Visitors: Our continued concerns for the Luke Law staff, our clients, our visitors and our community have led us to extend our current policy of limited in person visits. At this time, we plan for our office to remain closed to in person visits through May 1, 2020. […]
Update: COVID-19 (March 23, 2020)
To Our Clients and Visitors Thank you for visiting Lukelaw.com. Given our concerns for the well being of our staff, our clients, and our community amid the COVID-19 outbreak, our office is not accepting in person visits from clients or others until (at the earliest) March 30, 2020. This time frame is subject to change […]
Update: Luke Law End of Year Schedule
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all of our friends and neighbors in Clay County, Jacksonville, and the entire First Coast. In order to allow our administrative staff and attorneys to be able to spend as much time as possible with their friends and families during this joyous time of year, the offices of Luke […]
To Blow or Not to Blow? That is the Question.
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!
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
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
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
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!
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!
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 […]
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