Category: Felony/Misdemeanor


Buckle Up and Shut Up

Just when you thought it couldn’t be any easier for Police in Florida to detain automobile drivers in an effort to ferret out crime, guess what?  Starting June 30, 2009 Florida will put into effect a new law which will allow the Police to cite an individual for driving without a seatbelt on, even if no other violations are cited.  Prior to this law the Police could issue a civil citation for failure to wear a

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So How Do You Get A Protective Restraining Order?

Over the last few days Bay area news channels have been inundated with news of the deaths of Largo man Michael Roberts, Tyler Newman, and Taylor Reiterman. (See the story on ABC Action News) Currently the deaths of the three aforementioned individuals and the injuries sustained by Sherry Hice are under investigation from Pinellas County authorities. Focus of several

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Are you a paper person?

Every criminal defense attorney has had the client at one point in his career who they consider not to be a good candidate for probation.  The case comes in and unfortunately the evidence against the client is too overwhelming to consider going to trial.  “So and so” just isn’t a paper guy/gal,” says the criminal defense attorney to the Prosecutor.  Some defendants know full well that if

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