Categories for Criminal Defense

Why It’s Important to Find an Attorney for Your Criminal Case

November 9, 2021

When you’re arrested and charged with a crime, a good criminal defense attorney can make or break your case. If you can’t afford to hire a private attorney, a public defender will be appointed to your case. Whichever type of criminal defense lawyer you choose, they’ll help you navigate the... View Article

What Is an Injunction, and What Can I Use It for in Florida?

April 2, 2021

Injunctions are a specific type of legal order that prevents someone from doing something—it could be anything from “don’t cut down this tree” to “stop stalking your ex-wife.” In Florida, injunctions are often used to prevent or reduce domestic violence. If you’ve been a victim of domestic violence, including stalking,... View Article

Does the Miranda Warning Always Apply in Florida?

March 20, 2021

If you’ve watched any police procedurals in your lifetime, you’ve heard the Miranda warnings: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one... View Article

How to Reduce a Felony to a Misdemeanor

December 30, 2020

You’re probably aware that being charged with a felony doesn’t mean you’ll necessarily be punished for one, but do you know why and how that occurs? Felonies, which are a category of more serious crimes, carry hefty fines and prison time, whereas misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up... View Article

Can I Request Probation if I’m on Community Control?

September 28, 2020

If you’re on community control in Tavares, FL, probation often looks like a better deal—community control is much more restrictive. Sometimes the sentences are combined, such as having a period of community control followed by probation, assuming all the conditions of community control are met. They may also be imposed... View Article

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