Can Domestic Battery Charges Be Dropped in Florida?

You can get domestic battery charges dropped; however, it can be very difficult and your options depend on the circumstances of your case. The attorneys at Goldman Wetzel will investigate your arrest and …

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What is the best DUI defense strategy?

The best DUI defense strategy for you depends on the specific circumstances of your case. Call our determined DUI defense attorneys at Goldman Wetzel to discuss your case today. With a strong defense, …

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How to Choose the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in St. Petersburg

When facing charges, having the right criminal defense lawyer on your side can greatly affect the outcome of your case. Your legal team will serve as your advocate, your counselor, and your voice in the …

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Is gun trafficking a federal crime?

Gun trafficking laws are a topic of ongoing debate amongst legislators, lobbyists, and the public. Some believe our nation’s gun laws are too sparse or lenient, while others vouch for the opposite. Currently, …

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How does probation work in Florida?

Probation is a common alternative punishment to imprisonment. In March 2017, there were over 136,000 people serving probation time in Florida, according to the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC). …

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Administrative Order: Hillsborough County Mental Health Criminal Division

Hillsborough County Chief Judge Ronald N. Ficarrotta recently signed a new order that allows the Clerk of the Circuit Court to transfer more criminal cases to the Hillsborough County Mental Health Criminal …

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What is Florida DUI school like?

All defendants convicted of a DUI in Florida must complete a DUI course from a provider approved by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). The court will order you to take …

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Florida Supreme Court Finalizing Changes to Death Penalty Jury Instructions

After Governor Rick Scott changed the regulations regarding the death penalty last March, the Supreme Court of Florida was faced with the task of amending both its process for capital cases and its death …

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What guns are illegal in Florida?

Florida gun laws impose relatively few restrictions on the possession of firearms, especially as compared to many other states. Nevertheless, our state does prohibit ownership and possession of certain …

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I was arrested for domestic violence. What happens next?

If you have been arrested for domestic violence (DV), you need to know what happens next. You will need to appear before a judge before posting bond and ready yourself to go through the criminal court …

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