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How to Prove a Wrongful Conviction

April 1st, 2022

It could be everyone’s worst nightmare: being convicted of a crime you didn’t commit. Being arrested and tried for a crime someone else committed leaves the defendant angry and confused. Being convicted and sentenced to decades or even life in prison leaves them demanding justice. It is difficult to get them that justice. Burden of…

What Do You Need to Know About Your Cocaine Possession Charge?

January 1st, 2022

Cocaine possession is a serious charge in Florida. Under federal law, cocaine is listed as a Schedule 2 drug. The Controlled Substances Act includes any derivative or extract from coca leaves and includes the leaves themselves from which cocaine is derived. Historically, cocaine was used medicinally as an anesthetic and to treat a variety of…

Can I Get a Felony Expunged?

December 1st, 2021

A criminal record can interfere with various aspects of your life. If you served a sentence for a felony offense, you could face a range of challenges upon your release. It’s more difficult to get a job or a place to live. You could also lose your right to own a firearm or vote. Your…

How to Avoid a Marijuana Possession Charge

November 1st, 2021

If you have been arrested for marijuana possession in Florida, you may be facing serious penalties in the event of a conviction. But depending on the circumstances of your case, you may have legal rights and options available to you so you can avoid the penalties and consequences of a marijuana possession charge. When Can…

How to Avoid an Assault Charge

October 30th, 2021

An assault charge can disrupt your life. The long-term consequences can affect your job, family, and reputation. Even after you serve your sentence, you will likely face various challenges while becoming a productive member of society once more. Assault is a serious offense in Florida. You could face jail time and a fine if found…

How to Avoid DUI During the Holidays

September 30th, 2021

The holiday season is an enjoyable time of year when families and friends come together in celebration. Many people reconnect with distant relatives, spend time with friends they haven’t seen in a while, and relish in long weekends and days off from work. Unfortunately, the holidays also present motorists with dangerous situations. If you decide…