Tampa's Criminal Defense Blog

Featured Post: Refusing a Blood, Breath, or Urine Test in Florida

Few people understand DUI stops , especially as they pertain to rules, procedures, and laws. For instance, during a standard DUI stop, the police officer will ask drivers to ...

  • What Is Community Control?

    Under certain circumstances, people convicted of a misdemeanor or felony can convince the judge to let them serve their sentence in their own homes or ...

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  • The Penalties in Florida for Selling Alcohol to a Minor

    Under Florida law, providing alcohol to minors is a crime. However, the crime doesn't just apply to private citizens buying or giving alcohol to ...

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  • Drug Offenses & License Suspensions in Florida

    Every day, thousands of Floridians use an illegal drug or take a prescription medication that was not legally prescribed to them. The problem is that ...

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  • Lying to the Police in Florida

    When someone encounters the cops for whatever reason, it’s not uncommon for them to experience a rush of adrenaline. Their heart races, their ...

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  • DUI While Sleeping It Off In Florida

    You’re familiar with the fact that in Florida and across the nation, it’s against the law to drive under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. You’re ...

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  • Resisting Arrest Charges in Tampa

    You’ve probably seen an actor be accused of “resisting arrest” when watching a crime show or action movie. In such depictions, usually a man or woman ...

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  • When Are Juveniles Charged as Adults in Florida?

    In the criminal court system, a “ juvenile ” is a minor under the age of eighteen. Generally, juvenile offenders are tried in the juvenile court ...

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  • Substance Abuse, Crime & Drug Court in Florida

    Substance abuse, such as alcoholism or drug abuse is often triggered by a negative experience or a series of negative experiences, such as child ...

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  • Meaning of a Notice to Appear in Florida

    Have you or someone you love received a Notice to Appear ? If so, what does it mean exactly? Is it a strange form of an arrest, only you’re not hauled ...

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  • Can I Lose My License for Drugs in Florida?

    We don’t have to tell you that drugs , both prescription and illicit, are popular in Florida. While people may think that drugs are mostly used by ...

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  • Incarcerated Parents in Florida

    When we think of criminal charges , our thoughts and hearts usually go to the accused but many of us forget to think about how a conviction and ...

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  • 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 ...

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