Criminal Defense

The firm focuses on every aspect of criminal defense, including Misdemeanors, Felonies, Probation Violations, Appeals, D.U.I., and Expungement & Sealing.


Misdemeanors

A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by less than one year in jail. Considered less serious than felonies, misdemeanors are handled at the county court level. They are punishable by a fine, probation, and/or imprisonment in the county jail…

Driving on a Suspended License, Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Domestic Battery, Petit Theft, Trespass…


Felonies

Felony crimes are the most complicated and serious offenses in Florida. Typically, the government trains and hones its most experienced and accomplished prosecutors to handle such cases. Felony crimes, unlike misdemeanors are handled…

Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Burglary, Robbery, Dealing in Stolen Property, Child Abuse, Drug Possession,…


Expungement & Sealing

Despite popular opinion, a criminal arrest record does not simply disappear over time. It doesn’t matter if the charges were dismissed against you, or if you were acquitted at trial. The fact that you were…

  • No prior criminal convictions.
  • No prior sealing or expungement in Florida.
  • Certain offenses cannot be sealed.

Probation Violations

The V.O.P. process typically starts when a judge signs a warrant for you arrest. Once you have been incarcerated on the warrant, you may be held in custody without bond, until your VOP case is resolved. Keep in mind, there is no statute of limitations…

  1. Technical Violations
  2. Substantive Violations (New-Law Violations)

Appeals

Unfortunately, the criminal appeals process in Florida is a complicated process, riddled with technical nuances, and strict deadlines. For these reasons, very few people attempt to file an appeal without being represented by an attorney….

Direct Appeals, Motions for Post-Conviction Relief, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claims, Motions to Reduce/Modify Sentence…


Driving Under the Influence

Driving Under the Influence is a serious crime in Florida. Yet, contrary to popular belief, it is not illegal to simply “drink and drive.” Instead, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while “under the influence” (aka impaired) by alcohol or…

  • 1 year of probation
  • Minimum $500 fine
  • 6 month suspension
  • 50 hrs community service
  • 10-day immobilization
  • DUI School