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    Month: January 2018

    Criminal Defense Attorney St. Petersburg Florida

    Six Tips for Being an Effec...

    Testifying in court at a criminal trial can be a nerve-wracking experience. Not only are you speaking in front of people you don’t know, but you also might be aggressively cross-examined by an aggressive prosecutor. Fortunately, there are a few tips that can help you survive your time on the stand with flying colors. Tip #1: Look Good This is a [...]

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    Florida Domestic Violence FAQ

    Domestic violence is one of the most serious criminal charges a defendant can face in Florida— and other related charges usually accompany them. If you were charged with domestic violence in Florida, you have legal rights and defenses available to you. The St. Petersburg criminal defense attorneys at Khonsari Law Group can discuss the facts and [...]

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    Robbery vs. Theft

    Florida treats both robbery and theft charges and convictions seriously, and a robbery conviction has the potential to land a criminal defendant in jail for many years. If you have been charged with robbery or theft in Florida, you need experienced legal counsel on your side advocating for your rights every step of the way. The knowledgeable crimin [...]

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    What are the Penalties for ...

    During Hurricane Irma, Florida police arrested several people for breaking through windows, breaking down doors, and looting stores, despite officers’ warnings to stay at home and look after their loved ones. Many of these looters were charged with burglary under Florida law. Florida and most other states view looting and burglary charges seriou [...]

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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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    What Happens at a Criminal ...

    A Florida criminal trial can be a confusing process. In Florida, there are two types of trials: bench trials and jury trials. At a bench trial, the outcome of the case (usually a minor case) is decided by a judge, while six or more jurors decide the outcome of a jury trial. Most Florida trials are jury trials. If you have been charged with a crime [...]

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    The Criminal Trial Process

    If you decide to take your criminal case to trial, the following is a very brief overview of what you will experience in the trial process: Pretrial motions - Before you ever enter the courtroom, your attorney will be filing motions1 with the court to keep out certain evidence and to combat any pretrial motions filed by the prosecutor. Jury selec [...]

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