June 20, 2017
Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyer

New Law Allows For Individuals With Sealed Records To Have Mugshots Removed

Florida Governor Rick Scott just signed a bill on Friday that will allow individuals with sealed records to have their mugshot removed from websites without having to pay a fee. The bill takes effect on July 1, 2018. As a criminal defense attorney, I believe the legislature made the right decision by enacting this law. In fact, the legislature also allowed for a $1,000 per day penalty (that goes to the general revenue fund) for those websites who don’t comply with the new law. The process to have your mugshot removed from one these websites that typically charges a fee […]