Tampa's Criminal Defense Blog 2015

Featured Post Penalties for Child Pornography in Florida

Under Florida Statute 847.001(3), the term child pornography means any image that depicts a minor engaging in sexual conduct. Sexual conduct isn’t limited to sexual ...

  • FSU Student Accused of Killing Her Parents

    On Friday (Aug. 21) N. Gene Nachtman was arrested in Tallahassee and taken to the Orient Road Jail on Monday. Wearing a blue jumpsuit, the Florida ...

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  • What Happened to Florida's Three Strikes Law?

    In the 1990s, states began enacting mandatory sentencing laws for habitual offenders. These statutes came to be known as “three strikes laws” because ...

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  • Hillsborough County's Drug Court for First-Time Offenders

    Florida comes down hard on people who are convicted of drug crimes , and it’s no secret that Florida’s penalties are some of the toughest in the ...

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  • Adult Drug Pretrial Intervention Court for First-Time Drug Offenders

    Were you recently arrested for your first-ever drug-related offense? If so, then you may be eligible for what is called the Adult Drug Pretrial ...

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  • Is Being Drunk a Defense to Charges?

    It is common knowledge that being intoxicated can cause you to exercise less than perfect judgment. Since alcohol impairs overall brain function, ...

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  • Gathering Evidence in a Criminal Case

    The basic tenet of the American legal system is that everyone accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty. One of the ways that someone can be ...

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  • Social Media Can Be Used As Evidence in Criminal Case

    With millions of users posting to social media accounts every day, it is no wonder that law enforcement is using information from these sites to ...

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  • Will I Be Charged for Breaking Into a Car?

    Everybody makes mistakes, and no one deserves to receive a lifetime of punishment for one small slip up, especially for a first-time infraction. One ...

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