Megan Blancho is a Former Prosecutor for the Florida Department of Health
As a former supervisor prosecuting attorney in the nursing section of the Florida Department of Health, Attorney Blancho has extensive experience with the administrative process, presenting before the Board of Nursing and puts her experience to work for her clients throughout Florida.
Megan Blancho, P.A.,
Attorney at Law
Megan’s experience as a former Criminal Prosecutor specializing in DUI and drug-related prosecution in both Pensacola, FL and Norfolk, VA, in addition to Administrative Law at the Florida Department of Health give her a well-rounded background you need on your side.
Megan offers legal services throughout the Emerald Coast serving Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Niceville, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Shalimar, Crestview, Navarre and anywhere in between.
From the Blog
Investigation Letter: When the letter of investigation is sent the clock starts ticking. The letter states that you have 20 days to respond; however, priority 1 and 2 cases are submitted to an attorney in the Department’s Emergency Action Unit …
The investigation into allegations of violations of the Nurse Practice Act is a confidential administrative process. The Prosecution Services Unit for the Department of Health which is comprised of attorneys and support staff is located in …
Many applicants fail to disclose prior criminal charges because the case was dismissed or because it is was “just a criminal traffic” case. When the applicant’s criminal history identifies a prior criminal charge the applicant is notified by the Board …
I Received a Letter from the Florida Department of Health Regarding an Investigation. What do I need to know?
The investigation letter is the beginning of the professional licensing discipline process. A complaint was filed alleging that you violated one …
IRS Fraud Alert!
Accounting with CJW notified my office of an IRS Bulletin with a Fraud Alert. The IRS does not contact you by phone unless you are under an audit. Please see the fraud alert below:
Stay Vigilant Against …
We are excited to announce the formation of the
Okaloosa Chapter of the Florida Association
for Women Lawyers (OFAWL).
The founding members pictured above from left to right are: Athena Riley, Megan Blancho, Trisha Graham, Stephanie Wartenberg, and Tonya Holman …
Minimum Mandatory Sentences on Drug Cases in Florida
Florida law makers have re-examined the reality of harsh minimum mandatory sentences for drug charges resulting in significant prison population increase and costs.
Florida’s minimum mandatory prison sentences have treated drug …
Actual Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon carries a minimum-mandatory prison sentence. Minimum-mandatory sentences are served day-for-day without any gain time and leaves no discretion to the judge for sentencing.
If accused of Possession of a Firearm by …
Minimum Mandatory sentences in Florida are becoming more and more controversial.
Minimum Mandatory sentences are required to be served day-for-day without any gain time and binds the sentencing judge removing any discretion by the court regardless of the circumstances.
What is Gaintime?
- Gaintime is an inmate’s opportunity to earn a reduction (if eligible) in his/her overall sentence imposed by the court.
- Gaintime is a tool the Florida Department of Correction uses to encourage satisfactory inmate behavior and motivate