Burglary Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: May 17, 2018 | Categories:

Burglary, a felony offense, can result in severe penalties including long-term imprisonment and steep fines upon conviction. The state considers it a serious property crime because it involves breaking and entering, threats or use of force, and/or property damage. If law enforcement has accused you or a loved one of burglary, call our burglary lawyers…


Boating Under the Influence Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: May 17, 2018 | Categories:

If the Coast Guard, Marine Patrol, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, or local police stop and board a vessel and suspect the operator is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they can arrest the operator on the spot. And like driving under the influence (DUI), boating under the influence (BUI) is a serious…


Lewd and Lascivious Battery Lawyers in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

Lewd and lascivious battery, the term Florida law uses for statutory rape, is a felony offense, punishable by imprisonment, fines, and mandatory inclusion on the national sex offender registry. Oftentimes, these cases come about when the younger party’s parents make a complaint against her older boyfriend. He may think her consent shields him from charges,…


Juvenile Defense Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

Like adults, minors have the right to consult an attorney to help them navigate the criminal justice system and represent them during proceedings if they are involved in a criminal investigation. If law enforcement has detained your child or accused him of a crime, tell the officers that your child will not speak to anyone…


Drug Trafficking Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

A drug trafficking conviction in Florida can mean a minimum mandatory prison term and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. If you or your loved one has been charged with drug trafficking, contact our drug trafficking lawyers in Bradenton at Goldman Wetzel for assistance. The Goldman Wetzel team has helped countless defendants fight the charges…


Rape and Sexual Battery Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

Rape, referred to as sexual battery in the Florida statutes, is one of the most diligently prosecuted types of crimes. A rape conviction means harsh punishments that include imprisonment, fines, and loss of certain civil liberties. And because of the sensitive nature of sexual battery, officials and the public tend to believe the alleged victims’…


Murder and Manslaughter Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

Murder and manslaughter, two distinct types of homicides, bring the harshest of penalties if convicted. Defendants accused of a serious homicide offense must have a strong defense strategy and an aggressive legal team to effectively fight the charges. If you or your loved one has been indicted for or is under investigation for either of…


Assault and Battery Lawyers in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

Assault and battery, two very common types of offenses, can result in jail time and fines if convicted. Charges of this nature often spring from a simple conflict that led to chaos. When an argument spirals out of control and results in threats or violence, one or both involved parties may find themselves facing arrest…


Drug Possession Lawyers in Bradenton

Posted: April 11, 2018 | Categories:

Florida has taken a tough stand on drugs and has some very harsh penalties for possession. If law enforcement has arrested you or if you are currently facing charges for drug possession, Goldman Wetzel can provide aggressive legal representation on your behalf. Attorneys Summer Goldman and Maribeth Wetzel take a proactive approach by intervening in cases…


Theft Lawyer in Bradenton

Posted: December 20, 2017 | Categories:

If you are facing theft and white-collar crime charges in Bradenton, you may have no idea where to turn or what to do. Many people experience profound embarrassment and, as a result, allow the police and prosecutor to pressure them into entering a guilty plea. Despite what they may tell you, however, pleading guilty will…