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    Month: November 2017

    DUI Lawyer in St. Petersburg

    An Ignition Interlock Devic...

    In Florida, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent or more. Breathalyzer test results are the most important piece of evidence for a Florida prosecutor to have during a criminal trial. In Florida, if you are arrested by an officer who has probable cause to believe that you were operating your ve [...]

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    Criminal Defense Lawyer St. Petersburg Florida

    How a Lawyer Can Help You A...

    A criminal defense lawyer may help you avoid incarceration in your criminal case by asserting good legal defenses to your charges or reaching a favorable plea deal with the prosecution. In some cases, the prosecution may agree to a period of criminal probation to keep you from being incarcerated. Criminal probation in Florida is not a conviction. [...]

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    DUI Lawyer in St. Petersburg

    Instagram Model Gets a DUI ...

    DUI charges and convictions are all too common in Florida. Such was the case for a south Florida Instagram model who calls herself the “Cuban Kim Kardashian.” Katherine Ferreiro, 25, was arrested for drunk driving several days ago as she was leaving a popular Florida nightclub. Allegedly, Ferreiro was initially stopped by police for running a [...]

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    Probation attorney St Petersburg Florida

    Can a Probation Violation B...

    Following a misdemeanor or felony conviction, a Florida judge may impose probation instead of—or in addition to—incarceration in a county jail or state prison. However, a probation sentence requires the offender to comply fully with all of the terms of the probation. These conditions usually include some or all of the following: Mandatory re [...]

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    DUI Attorney in St. Petersburg

    Can a DUI be a Felony in Fl...

    DUIs in Florida may be prosecuted as either felony or as misdemeanors, depending on many factors, such as the person’s history of DUI and whether anyone was injured or killed. Generally speaking, felonies are punishable by more than one year in prison, and misdemeanors are punishable by up to one year of incarceration, plus fines and other penalt [...]

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    criminal expungement Lawyer St. Petersburg Florida

    Can an Assault Conviction b...

    Unfortunately, a criminal record can have a serious impact on your ability to find a job, find a decent place to live, or gain admission to the college or university of your choice. In some cases, however, depending upon the nature and circumstances of the offense, you may be eligible to seal or expunge a criminal record in Florida. To seal or expu [...]

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    DUI Attorney in St. Petersburg

    Do You Have to Provide a Br...

    In the State of Florida, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. Breathalyzer test results are often the most important piece of evidence for a Florida prosecutor to have at her disposal during a criminal trial or during plea bargain negotiations. Under Florida law, you are required to take a [...]

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    St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Lawyer

    The Juice is (Almost) Loose...

    On July 20th of this year, one of the most noted parole hearings in recent memory resulted in former NFL-player and actor O.J. Simpson winning his case for freedom. O.J., who was convicted of armed robbery, kidnapping, and assault with a deadly weapon, served the minimum amount of his 33-year sentence and could be released as early as October 2017. [...]

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    St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Lawyer

    A Fourth Amendment Primer: ...

    The United States Constitution gives us inalienable rights and legal protections that are taken very seriously in the U.S. legal system. One of the most common constitutional amendments to affect criminal defendants is the Fourth Amendment. The Fourth Amendment reads: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effe [...]

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    St. Petersburg DUI Defense Lawyer

    Don’t Do What this Guy Did:...

    Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious crime that can land you in a great deal of legal trouble. Not only is it a crime, but it also places you and anyone else in your vehicle at risk of serious injury. Worst of all, drunk driving can potentially harm completely innocent pedestrians or occupants of other vehicles. Naturally, the easies [...]

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