Tampa's Criminal Defense Blog

Featured Post: Can You Be Forced to Take a Lie Detector Test?

Being a suspect in a criminal investigation is nerve-racking, even for the innocent. We’ve all heard of criminal investigations that led to coerced confessions and wrongful ...

  • Police Misconduct in Criminal Cases

    As former prosecutors, we have personally dealt with law enforcement on many occasions. Through our experience, we can say that most of the law ...

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  • Gasparilla in Full Force This Weekend in Tampa, FL

    Annual festivities for the Gasparilla Pirate Fest have officially begun in Tampa, Florida. This annual festival, which started in 1904, centers around ...

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  • Gasparilla: Festivities, Pirates & BUIs

    Before Tampa earned a reputation as an ideal vacation destination, it was frequented by pirates stopping between their crusades for a bounty on the ...

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  • Florida DUI Program Requirements

    Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is criminalized in all 50 states. While the legal limit nationwide is .08% blood alcohol level ...

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  • Restoring Civil Rights in Florida

    If you’re convicted of a felony in Florida, you will be stripped of your “civil rights,” which guarantee that you have equal social opportunities, and ...

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  • What Are the Penalties for Disorderly Conduct in Florida?

    Have you ever heard of the crime “ disorderly conduct ”? If not, it’s one of those seemingly petty offenses that lead to an arrest. Usually, this ...

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  • Florida DUI: Refusing a Blood, Breath or Urine Test

    Generally, Florida drivers are well-aware of that fact that it’s illegal to drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol. They tend to know that a ...

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  • How Do I Find Out If There Is a Warrant for My Arrest?

    Arrest warrants are scary business. If you think you’re under investigation, or if you KNOW you are, or if you missed a court hearing, you could be ...

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  • What Is Florida’s Death Penalty Law?

    What is the difference between capital felonies and life felonies? The punishment for life felonies is life in prison without the chance of parole, ...

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  • Crime of Aiding & Abetting in Florida

    If you’ve watched the Ocean's Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen, and Eight movies, you probably noticed how the heists involved multiple actors as the film ...

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  • Can a Florida DUI Stop Me from Getting a Passport?

    A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) in Florida has many ramifications, such as DUI School , DUI probation, fines, driver license ...

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  • Felony Drug Offenses in Florida

    If you’re native to Florida, you may already be aware of the fact that the state has had a long-standing battle with drugs. Due to the Sunshine ...

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