Schedule a Free Consultation





    Tag Archive Probation

    Month: March 2018

    Probation Violations Can Se...

    Florida law provides for periods of criminal probation to allow defendants time to rehabilitate themselves. However, probation violations in Florida can result in very serious penalties and consequences, including jail time, fines, and other serious consequences. In all Florida criminal cases, the State has the burden of proving your guilt beyond [...]

    Read More
    Criminal Defense Lawyer St. Petersburg Florida

    When Can Your Probation Be ...

    Probation allows you to serve your sentence outside of jail and is a big help for those with families and jobs. Unfortunately, probation is a privilege, not a right, and the court can sometimes revoke it. If you’re afraid of losing your probation, contact a qualified St. Petersburg criminal defense attorney to advise you about the right course of [...]

    Read More
    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. [...]

    Read More
    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 [...]

    Read More
    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. [...]

    Read More