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The experienced lawyers at Tragos, Sartes & Tragos discuss common legal questions, provide some insight into the legal process, and cover current events as they relate to the legal field.

The experienced lawyers at Tragos, Sartes & Tragos discuss common legal questions, provide some insight into the legal process, and cover current events as they relate to the legal field.
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The experienced lawyers at Tragos, Sartes & Tragos discuss common legal questions, provide some insight into the legal process, and cover current events as they relate to the legal field.

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@TragosLaw

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English


Episodes

Episode 89: Sanctuary Cities

9/16/2019
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What is a sanctuary city? Tune into this week’s episode as we answer another listener question about the pros and cons of sanctuary cities, where they come from, state vs. federal law, and more.

Duration:00:21:24

Episode 88: Abatement

9/9/2019
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What happens when a person being prosecuted for a crime dies, either by suicide, murder or an accident? In light of Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide, we devote this week’s episode of Peter’s Proffer to exploring the issue of “abatement" — including what it means, what it does, what’s next, the arguments for and against abatement, and more.

Duration:00:34:33

Episode 87: Types of Law

9/2/2019
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In this week’s episode we tackle a listener question about the many different types of law an attorney can specialize in — from personal injury to criminal defense to immigration. Tune in for a basic overview of what each type of lawyer does on a day-to-day basis.

Duration:00:30:40

Episode 86: Criminal Appeals

8/26/2019
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What are some of the most common claims for appeal? Why are some appeals successful and others not? Are there systems in place to protect the courts from being abused by countless appeals? This week, we answer a listener question by breaking down the appeals process step-by-step. We also discuss how appeals set precedent in future cases.

Duration:00:38:01

Episode 85: Law School, What Like It’s Hard?

8/19/2019
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This week, we’re joined by special guest JD Patel, a former law clerk at our Tampa firm, to discuss all things law school. Tune in as we breakdown the most common law school questions like what to major in, what law school is like, how long is law school, how hard is it, what schools are the best, how to get on the right track and much more. If you’re considering law school, this FAQ episode is jam packed with lots of great insight.

Duration:00:59:46

Episode 84: Impeachment

8/8/2019
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In this week’s episode, we talk about impeachment. Learn about where it comes from, what the process is, as well as which presidents have been close to impeachment or were actually impeached.

Duration:00:25:01

Episode 83: Presidential Pardons

7/29/2019
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On today’s episode, the Tragos Law team explore the issue of presidential pardons. Find out what presidential pardons are, where they come from, and whether or not there are any limits on who can be pardoned.

Duration:00:37:00

Episode 82: Natural Disasters

7/22/2019
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On today’s episode, we kick off hurricane season in Florida by talking to the Deputy Fire Chief of East Lake’s Fire Rescue about the emergency and evacuation procedures when a natural disaster such as a hurricane poses a threat to local residents. Tune in to learn all about what the procedures are, how it works, why you should follow them, and what happens if you don’t follow evacuation procedures.

Duration:00:26:41

Episode 81: Child Protection Policy

7/15/2019
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This week’s episode is an important topic if you run a daycare, school, camp, church or events where volunteers deal with children and youths. Learn how to setup policies and procedures to prevent the abuse of children and to protect workers against false accusations.

Duration:00:29:35

Episode 80: Homeowners & Renters Insurance

7/8/2019
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Whether you rent or you own your home, it’s important to insure your personal property against theft and damage. This week, we talk to a Florida insurance expert about what exactly homeowners insurance covers, what it doesn’t, how much you need, how much it costs, and much more.

Duration:00:30:05

Episode 79: How To Start a Blog & Tips On Personal Finance

7/1/2019
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On this week’s episode of Peter’s Proffer, we interview special guest Andrew Giancola, a self-made personal finance blogger, to learn what it takes to build a successful blog.

Duration:00:37:19

Episode 78: Serial: Tragos Law Edition (Part 4)

6/24/2019
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In this final episode of our 4-part series on serial killers, we break down and discuss the Netflix film "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" based on Ted Bundy's life, murders, trial, death penalty and more.

Duration:00:34:39

Episode 77: Serial: Tragos Law Edition (Part 3)

6/17/2019
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This week, we have an exciting episode to continue our 4-part series on serial killers. Tune in as we interview special guest Larry Simpson, the lead prosecutor who tried and convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in Florida back in 1979, to talk about the specifics of the trial and answer listener questions about the case.

Duration:00:53:46

Episode 76: Serial: Tragos Law Edition (Part 2)

6/10/2019
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In this week’s episode of Peter’s Proffer, we’re excited to sit down with longtime WFLA-Ch. 8 investigative reporter Mark Douglas. As one of Tampa’s most veteran muckrakers for the last 40 years, Mark has spent a career exposing government corruption, finding government waste and helping put criminals behind bars. Tune in to listen to our conversation with Mark about a serial killer he covered for over 30 years as well as how media frenzy can impact the investigations and trials surrounding...

Duration:00:45:17

Episode 75: Serial: Tragos Law Edition (Part 1)

6/3/2019
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In this first episode of our 4-part series on serial killers, we interview a former FBI agent who specialized in catching serial killers for over two decades. Barbara Madden still works as a private investigator in the Tampa area and was personally involved in the capture of notorious American serial killer John Joubert, who was convicted of murdering three boys in Maine and Nebraska.

Duration:00:27:39

Episode 74: Personality Tests

5/27/2019
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This week on the podcast, we interview Don Rice, a certified StrengthsFinder coach and enneagram expert to talk about how to use personality tests to gain a deeper understanding about yourself and your relationships — both at home and in the workplace.

Duration:00:46:16

Episode 73: Public (Government) Housing

5/20/2019
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In this week’s episode of Peter’s Proffer, we dive into the nitty gritty when it comes to Section 8 government housing — including what it is, how people qualify for low-income housing benefits, what the requirements are, and more. Get answers to common questions from both landlords and tenants.

Duration:00:23:34

Episode 72: Sentencing Guidelines

5/13/2019
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How does criminal sentencing work? Tune into today’s episode of Peter’s Proffer to learn about who sets sentencing guidelines (state vs. federal) and what the guidelines are in Florida. This popular listener-asked question is the next step after the podcast we did a couple weeks back (Episode 70: Plea Deals).

Duration:00:34:43

Episode 71: Student Loan Forgiveness

5/7/2019
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In response to presidential candidates like Elizabeth Warren proposing student loan forgiveness programs, the Tragos team explores what plans are being proposed and how they might play out in America.

Duration:00:23:31

Episode 70: Plea Deals

4/22/2019
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You don’t want to miss this week’s podcast as Peter Tragos, Peter Sartes and George Tragos discuss what plea bargaining is, what you can bargain for, when you should (and shouldn’t) accept a plea deal, and possible wrongful convictions due to abuses of the plea deal system.

Duration:00:40:45