Case Results

  • All Charges Dismissed
    Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
    Our client was a 70-year-old decorated military veteran who was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm; if convicted, he would have faced a three year mandatory minimum prison sentence. Our client, who is a concealed carry permit holder, was ...
  • Charges Reduced
    Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
    Client was charged after allegedly pointing a firearm at another man during an argument and then firing the weapon into the ground. Under Florida's 10-20-Life law, he was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of at least 3 years, potentially 20 if it ...
  • No Prison Time
    Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
    Our client was accused of aggravated assault, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and domestic violence battery; he was facing allegations for getting into an argument with his girlfriend and then striking her vehicle with his own before shooting at it ...
  • Charges Reduced
    Attempted Murder
    Client was arrested and attempted murder for firing a rifle at another person. The police claimed that our client made racial slurs and that the bullet missed the victim by only a few feet. Because a gun was fired during the commission of this crime, ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Auto Burglary
    The case involved a minor. After retaining our office, the case was set for adjudicatory hearing and all charges were dismissed.
  • All Charges Dropped
    Battery
    Client was charged with battery after being involved with a physical altercation with his neighbor. The neighbor alleged that our client struck him in the face with his fist during an argument. Our client had no prior criminal record, and we were ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Battery
    Client a new battery that violated felony probation. Our office set the battery for trial and all charges were dropped on day of trial. Because new charges were dropped the State could not proceed on felony violation and client was released.
  • All Charges Dropped
    Battery
    Our client was battery after helping her sister who was in a fight with a male. Officers did not believe that our client was fighting to defend another and charged her with battery. Beyond the penalties associated with battery charges, our client ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Battery Domestic Violence
    Client was arrested for domestic violence involving her husband. We spoke to our client’s husband, and he did not wish to proceed with prosecution. We were then able to present this information along with other exculpatory facts to the State ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Battery on an Elderly Person
    Client charged for battery of an elderly person after two family members called 911. Once we took on the case we obtained a copy of the 911 call which we used to prove that our client was actually the victim and had been the one to make the call. ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Burglary of Dwelling with Assault or Battery
    Client was arrested for a first degree felony for burglary of a dwelling with assault or battery. The alleged victim claimed that our client battered her as he entered her home to take the child that they had in common. We were retained to help our ...
  • Diversion Program
    Carrying Concealed Weapon
    Client was stopped by the TSA for having a switchblade knife in his bag at the Tampa International Airport. After being retained we were able to explain the State Attorney's Office that our client had not intended to bring the weapon to the airport ...
  • Two yrs house arrest, two years probation
    Cocaine Trafficking
    Client two counts of trafficking in cocaine 218-200 grams. Client was facing a three year minimum mandatory prison sentences on both cases and facing up to 30 years on each case as a maximum sentence. After our office was retained to represent the ...
  • Diversion Program
    Criminal Mischief
    Our client was charged with criminal mischief after a neighbor accused her of damaging a car over a parking space fight. After moving out of state, our client received a notice to appear in a Tampa court. Because the charge was for a misdemeanor, our ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Cultivation & Possession of Marijuana
    Defendant was arrested and charged for operating a marijuana grow house and held in jail with no bond. We were had the judge put a nominal bond in place to assure her appearance in court, and she was released. Later through discussions with the ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Disorderly Conduct
    Our client was at the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa when security approached her and took her purse after a report that it contained a firearm. Our client had a valid concealed weapon permit and strongly objected to the unlawful seizure of her property ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Disorderly Intoxication
    Our client was a recent graduate of the University of Tampa who faced criminal charges for disorderly intoxication after being asked to leave a pub in Tampa. Officers accused our client of disturbing others in the area; however, they did not get the ...
  • License Reinstated
    DMV Hearing
    Client was facing an 18-month loss of license for a second refusal of a breath test. We filed for a formal review hearing to contest the suspension of his license. We subpoenaed the officers involved in the case to appear at the hearing and they ...
  • Suspension Set Aside
    DMV Hearing
    Client was facing a 6-month suspension of her license for having a blood alcohol level (BAL) above 0.08. We requested a formal review hearing to contest the suspension. The DMV attempted to use our client's medical records to prove her BAL was above ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence
    Thomas and Paulk, P.A. had three client's set for trial in domestic violence court on the morning of January 14, 2013. In all three of the cases, we had provided exculpatory evidence to the Office of the State Attorney. In two of the cases we had ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence
    Our client was violating a domestic violence injunction for going to his ex-wife's home while an injunction was in place. During our representation, we discovered that the alleged victim in the case contacted our client on numerous occasions while ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence
    Client retains our firm on his arrested for domestic violence battery. After being held no bond, we get the client released from jail on his own recognizance and he is not required to post any monetary bail. Our office immediately files all necessary ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Client accused of domestic violence battery. Client denied that she had committed any crime and we set the case for trial. On the day of our trial the Office of the State Attorney dropped all charges.
  • All Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Client domestic violence battery on his wife and step daughter. After speaking with the State Attorney and providing proof of our client's completion of counseling the State agreed to drop all charges against our client.
  • Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Client was arrested for domestic battery. We set the case for a jury trial. On the day of the trial all charges against our client were dropped.
  • Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Our client was arrested in Busch Gardens after a security officer reported to police that our client was fighting with her husband. After police arrived, both our client and her husband were arrested and accused of domestic violence battery. Because ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Client was arrested for an alleged battery on his step daughter. Our client was a 71-year-old man with no prior criminal record. Because our client was arrested for domestic violence, Florida law required that he go before a judge before his bond was ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Client was arrested and charged with domestic violence battery. The client was held in jail with no bond. We were able to have the client released on his own recognizance; he was released not having to pay bond. Later in discussion with the state, we ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Domestic Violence Battery
    Client had a warrant for his arrest for missing a court date for a domestic battery charge. When the warrant was discovered during a background check, our client was living out of state. The client was able to retain our office over the phone; we ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Domestic Violence Battery by Strangulation
    Our client was the felony charge of domestic violence battery by strangulation. Our client's fiancé called her father who works for a local law enforcement agency and claimed that our client choked her during an argument. When police arrived they ...
  • Injunction Terminated
    Domestic Violence Injunction & Violation of Injunction
    Our client was domestic violence and had an injunction placed against him by his ex-wife. While the injunction was in place, his ex-spouse initiated contact with him, leading our client to believe that she was going to lift the injunction. Following ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    After allegedly weaving throughout traffic on Howard Avenue in Tampa, Florida, our client was stopped by an officer with the Tampa Police Department. The office claimed that our client smelled like alcohol, had glassy and bloodshot eyes, and failed ...
  • Charges Dropped
    DUI
    Client was involved in a traffic crash where she was taken to the hospital. At the hospital her blood was drawn and her BAC was found to be over the limit. Our client received a letter from the State Attorney seeking to subpoena her medical records. ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    DUI
    Client was arrested for DUI after being involved in a traffic crash where the boat he was towing was thrown off the trailer. When officers arrived at the scene, they found multiple beer cans around the boat. Officer’s claimed that our client ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    DUI
    Client was involved in a traffic crash. The State Attorney issued a subpoena for her medical records and discovered that her blood alcohol level was above 0.08. The State Attorney then charged our client with DUI. In our review of the case, we ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    In a recent case, we represented a client who had been involved in a car accident while driving a rental on a business trip. After being called to the scene, police officers alleged that they saw signs of impairment and began a DUI investigation. Our ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    Client was stopped for weaving and investigated for DUI. The Deputy claimed that our client failed all field sobriety exercises. He was arrested for DUI. Client was taken to a mobile breath test unit where he refused to take the breath test. In ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    DUI
    Client was pulled over after police officer saw him driving down the wrong way on a one-way street and for having expired tags on his vehicle. During the traffic stop, the officer stated that our client's breath smelled of alcohol and was showing ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    Defendant was stopped in Land O' Lakes, Florida in Pasco County for violation of several traffic laws. The officer alleged that our client showed several clues of impairment that required the officer to conduct a DUI investigation. After the officer ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    Nursing school student was pulled over after allegedly speeding. During the traffic stop, the Deputy claimed that he smelled alcohol on her breath and immediately asked her to perform field sobriety tests, which he claimed she failed. He then ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    Client stopped for DUI after officer observed client weaving. Client attempted to take field sobriety exercises but had medical issues that cause him concern that he could not complete the exercises. Client was then arrested for DUI and submitted to ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    After our client was pulled over for weaving and speeding, an officer stated that our client's breath smelled like alcohol. Our client was then asked to perform field sobriety tests; he allegedly failed, which was caught on video. After the ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a potentially impaired driver. One of their deputies responded to the call and stopped our client for crossing the center line multiple times and for having expired tags. The deputy ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    Client was stopped for several traffic infractions. The Tampa Police Officer claimed to notice several signs of impairment. The officer conducted field sobriety exercises and noted more signs of impairment. Our client was placed under arrest for DUI ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI
    Client was placed under arrest for drunk driving after being stopped for an alleged traffic infraction. The police officer claimed they noticed signs of impairment while our client performed sobriety exercises. After the arrest, our client was taken ...
  • No Criminal Conviction
    DUI and Obstructing or Opposing an Officer
    Client was pulled over when an officer believed that she was drunk driving. While investigating our client, the officer claimed that our client was uncooperative, unsteady on her feet, and strongly smelled of alcohol. The officer also stated that our ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    DUI, BAC Over 0.15
    After allegedly driving erratically, a police officer stopped our client and asked them to perform a field sobriety test. Upon allegedly observing several clues of impairment, our office was given a breath test, which yielded a result of 0.165 and ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    DWLS
    Client was stopped by police for driving with a suspended license, for a lapse in insurance coverage and also for an alleged Sunpass toll violation. The client fixed her insurance coverage and we filed to contest the toll violation and the DWLS. We ...
  • No Probation
    DWLS
    Client charged with driving on a suspended license for the 9th time; he was classified as a Habitual Traffic Offender. The client has a lengthy prior record, and the Prosecutor asked for 60 days in jail. After some discussions with the State, we were ...
  • No Jail or Probation
    DWLS
    Client was arrested for driving on a 10 year driver’s license suspension in Pinellas County. Client was facing jail time for getting stopped driving on a license that had been suspended for 10 years. We were able to sow mitigating evidence to the ...
  • Intervention Program & All Charges Dismissed
    Exposure of Sexual Organ
    Defendant indecent exposure. After providing the State with medical records the State Attorney agreed to allow our client to enter the misdemeanor intervention program and all charges were dismissed.
  • All Charges Dropped
    Failure to Report as Sex Offender
    Client was failure of sex offender to report. Client was facing extradition from another state and a possible five year prison sentence. Our office was able to present evidence to the State Attorney that caused all charges to be dropped.
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Failure to Return Leased Property
    Client discovered she had a warrant for her arrest for failing to return property that she rented. We were retained to help our client clear up the warrant. Our client was concerned that if she was arrested on the warrant she would lose her job. ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Failure to Return Leased Property
    Client had a warrant issued for her failure to return property that she had leased from her son. She contacted our firm before she was arrested. We immediately launched an investigation where we were able to prove to the State Attorney that our ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    False Name to Law Enforcement
    Client was a student at the University of Tampa when they were arrested for providing a false ID to a police officer. We took on the case and were able to get our client into an intervention program as our client had no prior record. Ultimately, this ...
  • No Charges Filed
    False Police Report
    Our firm was retained for an individual who was under investigation for allegedly filing a false police report. In this case, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office sent a direct file to the State Attorney's Office, which means that they were not ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Felony Battery
    Client felony battery over a fight with another student at school who was injured. We argued to the state that just because two people fight does not mean guilty of battery. People can mutually agree to fight in the heat of the moment. At the ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Felony Child Abuse
    Client was arrested with felony child abuse after his 13-year-old son claimed he hit him in the face. The incident led to deputy's from the Hillsborough County Sherriff's Office being called out the home and filing charges. The evidence, however, ...
  • Felony Charges Dropped
    Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance
    Client was found to be in possession of a controlled substance after attending the Sunset Music Festival. Officers searched our client after claiming to smell the odor of marijuana and discovered a controlled substance in his wallet. After reviewing ...
  • Probation Terminated
    Felony Violation of Probation
    Client was facing a violation of probation for burglary and grand theft. Our client had an outstanding warrant with no bond. Our office was able to set a court date before Judge Perry in Hillsborough County within two days. After bringing our client ...
  • Probation Terminated
    Felony Violation of Probation
    In this case, Thomas & Paulk, P.A.'s client was his third violation of probation and had an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to complete the terms of his probation. Before our client could be arrested, we set a court date and brought him before ...
  • Second Chance of Probation
    Felony Violation of Probation
    Client was on probation for multiple cases involving felony delivery and possession of drugs, as well as failure to file sales tax refunds. This was the client's third violation, and he was facing a 24-month prison sentence suspended. It was alleged ...
  • Probation with No Time in Prison
    First Degree Grand Theft
    Client was charged with the theft of over $100,000 in jewelry and was facing up to 25 years in Florida State Prison. Because of the amount of the alleged theft, our client was facing over five years in prison at the bottom of the sentencing ...
  • No Charges Filed
    Fraud
    Client was accused of defrauding the government and was looking at a felony charge with up to a five year prison sentence. We were able to speak to the State Attorney prior to charges being filed. Because we contacted State Attorney early, our client ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Grand Theft
    Client was accused of grand theft for stealing and cashing a forged check. We were able to speak to the alleged victim in the case and the victim agreed to speak to the State Attorney about dropping the charges. Our office had our client perform some ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Grand Theft
    Client was arrested for having an old felony warrant for grand theft and uttering a forged instrument while in Virginia. After being arrested, he contacted our criminal lawyers to see if there was a way that our firm could get the case handled ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Grand Theft
    Client was charged with grand theft for allegedly taking a ring from home where he was working. We spoke with the State Attorney to arrange for the payment of restitution. The State Attorney and the victim they agreed to allow our client to enter a ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Grand Theft Second Degree
    Our client was second degree grand theft after being accused of stealing more than $40,000 from his employer. These charges could have led to more than 15 years in a state prison; because it was a second degree felony charge, our client was told that ...
  • Suspension Removed
    Habitual Traffic Offender
    Client went to court without an attorney and pled to driving while license suspended. His plea to that charge made him a habitual traffic offender and his license was suspended for five years. Client hired us to get his plea withdrawn and we were ...
  • Injunction Request Denied
    Injunction for Protection Against Repeat Violence
    Client's ex-girlfriend filed for injunction against our client. At the injunction hearing, our office prevailed and the injunction request was denied.
  • Never Arrested
    Leaving the Scene
    Client was contacted by a law enforcement officer regarding a car accident where the driver had left the scene of the accident. The vehicle in question had been registered to our client and the officer had wanted to speak to him about the crash. ...
  • Found Not Guilty
    Leaving the Scene
    Client was leaving the scene of accident. We set case for trial and client was found not guilty of any charges.
  • Probation & Community Service
    Leaving the Scene
    Our client was arrested and the felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident with injury, a third degree felony punishable by up to five years in state prison. It was alleged that our client caused a multiple car accident and that he fled the ...
  • No Charges Filed
    Leaving the Scene
    Client was in involved in an accident and left the scene before police arrived. Tampa Police Department opened an investigation and was searching to charge the driver with leaving the scene. We contacted law enforcement and through negotiations were ...
  • Plea with No Admission of Guilt
    Leaving the Scene & DWLS
    Our client faced criminal charges after a car crashed into a building. The owner of the vehicle claimed our client was the driver. Since our client had a suspended license, he faced criminal charges both for leaving the scene of the accident and ...
  • All charges dismissed
    Marijuana Possession
    Client was possession of marijuana after being stopped for not having a working tag light. We discovered that the officer was conducting an undercover drug operation and did not have a valid reason for the search of our client's car. After we filed ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Minor in Possession
    Client was down from Florida State University attending a University of South Florida football game when she was arrested for underage drinking. Over the last few years we have noticed that law enforcement has been making more arrests at Bull's ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Minor in Possession
    Our client was a college student who was arrested at the Gasparilla Parade for the underage possession of alcohol. Since they were young with no criminal record—and would likely be looking for a career shortly—we negotiated with the State Attorney ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Minor in Possession
    Client was arrested in the parking lot of the amphitheater in Tampa for having alcohol while under 21. She was approached in the parking lot by undercover officers working for Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and asked for her ID. ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Minor in Possession
    College student was charged with possession of alcohol by a person under 21. We convinced the State Attorney to allow our client to perform 16 hours of community service work; all charges were dropped without our client ever having to appear in court ...
  • Pretrial Intervention Program
    Obtaining Controlled Substance by Fraud
    Client was charged with obtaining a controlled substance using a fraudulent prescription. Client’s case was set in felony drug court. We were able to establish that our client no longer had a drug problem and the State agreed to allow our client to ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Open Container
    Client possessing open container of alcohol. State dropped all charges.
  • All Charges Dropped
    Open Container
    Client arrested at Gasparilla for open container. State Attorney agreed to drop charges and client did not get a criminal record.
  • No Charges Filed
    Opposing an Officer Without Violence
    Client was accused of not obeying an officer's order to stop and identify himself. Police then claimed that our client fled from them so they pursued him and arrested him for obstructing, as well as loitering and prowling. The police were not able to ...
  • Warrant Dismissed
    Outstanding Warrant
    In a recent case, our client attempted to apply for a passport and was denied because of an old outstanding warrant for a probation violation. The client had moved to another state, but could not come back to have the warrant lifted without facing ...
  • Reduced to Misdemeanor
    Possession of Cocaine
    Client was found to be in possession of cocaine when he was being booked into the Hillsborough County Jail. He was two third degree felony charges. We were able to convince the State Attorney's Office to drop both of the felony charges against our ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Possession of Controlled Substance
    Client was arrested on an outstanding warrant. When the Sheriff's Office searched the vehicle, they found alprazolam, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. After this search, our client was one felony drug charge and two misdemeanor charges, which would ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Possession of Marijuana
    Client was discovered sleeping in passenger seat of a vehicle during a traffic stop. The driver was arrested for DUI and police discovered marijuana on passenger side of the vehicle. Our client was charged with the possession of that marijuana. In ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Possession of Marijuana
    Client, who is student at U.S.F., was possession of marijuana. Our client lived in an off campus dorm and the client's roommate allowed police to enter the common area of apartment due to the smell of marijuana. The officer then entered our client's ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Possession of Marijuana
    Client who is student at the University of South Florida was stopped at a roadblock set up by the U.S.F. Police Department. The officer then found marijuana in the vehicle. We filed a motion to suppress based on an illegal roadblock. The court ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Possession of Marijuana
    Client was living in a home with a roommate who was on probation. When my client was not at home, the roommate's probation officer and the police came to the home and searched our client's room. The officers claimed to have found marijuana in our ...
  • No Charges Filed
    Possession of Marijuana
    Client was stopped for having tint that the officer felt was too dark on his vehicle. The officer then claimed to smell the odor of marijuana and searched the vehicle. The officer then found marijuana and arrested our client. We were able to argue to ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Possession of Marijuana & Domestic Violence
    Police were called to our client's house following a 911 call, where they observed several injuries to our client's boyfriend. He reported to law enforcement that our client had hit him the face until his nose began to bleed, and our client was ...
  • All charges dismissed
    Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    While making another arrest, Tampa police asked the person under arrest if there were any other people in the residency. The person under arrest stated that there were people at the back of the property. The officer proceeded to walk to the back ...
  • Case dismissed
    Prescription Drug Possession
    Client was possession of prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia. We discovered that the search of our client's car was based on race. We filed motion to suppress all evidence and the case was dismissed.
  • Injunction Dropped
    Request for Repeat Violence Injunction
    Client was served with a request for an injunction based on a disagreement with a neighbor. We were retained to handle the hearing for the injunction and were able to speak to the neighbor requesting the injunction. In our discussions with the ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Resisting an Officer
    Client was arrested resisting an officer without violence. We filed a motion to dismiss the case before Judge Greco in Hillsborough County. At the motion hearing we successfully argued to the court that the officer was acting without legal authority. ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Resisting an Officer Without Violence
    Our client was removed from an intervention program for failure to complete the program. Our client is a college student who is now living out of state. We were retained to represent the client when his case was sent back to court for prosecution on ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Resisting Arrest with Violence
    Client was being detained by police and was alleged to have been involved with a struggle with the officers. One of the Officers suffered a broken leg during the detention of our client. In investigating the incident we discovered that the detention ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Resisting Arrest with Violence
    Client felony resisting arrest with violence. Fish and Wildlife Officer claimed our client threatened him with harm during the arrest. We were able to show the State Attorney that our client was not guilty of a felony and all charges were dropped.
  • Robbery Charged Dropped
    Robbery
    Client charged with robbery; facing five years in prison. During deposition of alleged victim, we discovered she had an extensive criminal record. When we set case for trial, the State Attorney dropped robbery charges and client was given time served ...
  • Charges Reduced
    Robbery with a Firearm
    In 1998, our client had been arrested and robbery with a firearm. After failing to appear at court, a warrant was issued. He then moved overseas, where he lived for more than a decade. Recently, when he decided that he would like to return, he ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    Second DUI
    After allegedly speeding and not having a tag light, our client was stopped by local law enforcement. The police noted that our client allegedly smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, watery eyes. Our client was asked to perform field sobriety tests ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    Second DUI
    Our client was stopped for failing to maintain a single lane. During the traffic stop, the deputy from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office claimed he noticed an odor of alcoholic beverage, red eyes, and slurred speech. The Deputy then decided ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    Second DUI
    Our client was driving in Ybor City when he ran across another vehicle stopped in the road in front of him. After our client honked his horn at this car, it was discovered that the vehicle was in fact an unmarked police car. The two officers exited ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    Second DUI
    Our client was his second DUI after being found sleeping in his vehicle on the side of the road. Officers noticed the odor of alcohol on his breath and chose to perform field sobriety tests. Our client was arrested for a DUI; he refused the breath ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    Second DUI
    Client arrested and a second DUI within five years. Client was facing mandatory jail and a five year driver's license suspension. Client was stopped for weaving and almost striking construction barrels. Officer had client submit to field sobriety ...
  • Dropped to Reckless Driving
    Second DUI & DWLS
    After failing a field sobriety test, our client was arrested for drunk driving; the client then provided a breath sample of 0.131. As is our usual conduct, we asked to see all breath test records; while reviewing these records, we realized that the ...
  • Reduced DUI & Other Charges Dropped
    Second DUI & Leaving the Scene
    Our client had been involved in a traffic crash, which led to their vehicle colliding into a retention pond. It was then alleged that our client got out of their vehicle and attempted to flee the scene. When troopers arrived, they began to conduct an ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Solicitation of Prostitution
    Defendant was arrested for soliciting an undercover police officer for sex. After reviewing the evidence in the case, we determined that the law enforcement officer had entrapped our client. We filed a motion to dismiss charges. The court granted our ...
  • Charge Dropped
    Trafficking of Oxycodone
    Client facing mandatory prison. We were able to provide the state with records showing our client had a drug problem and was not selling drugs. The State agreed to drop the trafficking charge and our client did not get a felony conviction or any jail ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Use of Fraudulent Identification
    Client was on spring break from out of state at Clearwater Beach and was caught using a fake ID. Officer charged her with the felony charge of use of fraudulent identification. Our office was successful in getting felony charges dropped and our ...
  • Violation Dismissed
    Violation of Community Control
    Client a violation of his community control. The Department of Corrections was seeking to have our client sent to prison for two years. At the hearing for the violation we were able to get the violation dismissed.
  • Probation Terminated
    Violation of Probation
    Our client was on probation for multiple felony charges when an arrest warrant was issued for him not completing his probation. Several years later, our client was arrested in Louisiana; he was held for extradition to Florida with no bond. On the day ...
  • Probation Reinstated, No Jail Time
    Violation of Probation
    Client was on probation for DUI in Hillsborough County and was arrested for driving on a suspended license (DWLS). The client had also failed to complete DUI School and had not paid court costs. We were able to get a court date set so that our client ...
  • Second Chance of Probation
    Violation of Probation
    We recently represented a client who was on probation and was violation for using a "whizzinator" to provide a false urine sample. When he did give a real sample, he tested positive for drugs. Per the Florida's Criminal Punishment Code, our client ...
  • Second Chance of Probation
    Violation of Probation
    In a recent case, our client was the violation of his probation after the Department of Corrections noted that he had failed to submit to the necessary electronic monitoring. After this, the state released a no bond warrant for his arrest, leading to ...
  • Violation Dismissed
    Violation of Probation
    Client was on probation for four felony charges, two third degree felonies and two second degree felonies. With all the felony charges our client was facing up to forty years in state prison. The Department of Corrections alleged that our client ...
  • Probation Terminated
    Violation of Probation & Battery
    The client had an outstanding warrant for absconded from supervision by failing to report to probation; the client also had not completed all the conditions originally ordered by the court. We set a court date and did not have to have the client ...
  • Continue with Probation
    Violation of Probation & Burglary
    The client was facing his third violation of probation for failing to comply with drug treatment, using alcohol to excess, and failing to complete his community service hours. Probation did an affidavit and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Before ...
  • Probation Terminated
    Violation of Probation & DUI with Serious Injury
    Our client lived out of state and had an outstanding warrant for years for the violation of probation after being accused of DUI with serious bodily injury. We took on the case and were successful in getting the court to set aside the warrant and ...
  • Probation Dropped
    Violation of Probation & DWLS
    Client again caught and driving on a suspended license while on probation for driving with a suspended license. We file a motion with the court to withdraw the warrant before client is arrested, arguing before the Judge on the basis of his good job ...
  • Released to Return Home
    Violation of Probation & Possession of Cocaine
    Client was arrested for violation of probation for absconding from his 2005 drug offender probation. Client was arrested and placed in jail on the violation. We were retained and set the case before the Court; the Court agreed to give our client time ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Warrant
    Client was living overseas and discovered that he had a warrant for an old theft charge. Our client wanted the warrant removed but did not want to return for court. We filed a motion to dismiss for violation of statute of limitations and all charges ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    Worthless Check
    Client felony worthless check. Defendant moved out of state and was unaware that the State charged her with worthless check. When she became aware she had warrant for her arrest she contacted our office. Because the State never made attempts to ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Affray
    After being involved in a fight, our client was affray. The officer who arrested our client observed him fighting with three other people on South Howard Avenue; however, the officer did not see the fight begin and arrested all of the individuals ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer
    After our client got into a disagreement with a law enforcement officer following a parking violation, the Deputy claimed our client attempted to strike him with the vehicle. This led to our client being criminally aggravated assault on a law ...