Category Archives: Criminal Defense

How to Defend Drug Charges Following an Overdose
If you suffered a drug overdose, you know that you are thanking your lucky stars. Taking too much of a substance or taking a substance that has an unknown ingredient can produce severe symptoms and even result in death. While you may have survived the ordeal, you may now find yourself facing criminal charges. You might face charges for possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, and more. Whenever you have been charged with a crime, it is best to seek legal help from a qualified Brevard County criminal defense attorney. What is Immunity From Drug Prosecution? Florida has enacted an immunity statute that protects people from drug prosecutions under some circumstances. Florida Statute 893.21 grants immunity from prosecution for situations in which medical treatment was sought for a drug overdose. When the police find drugs and drug paraphernalia at the time of the overdose treatment, the.
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What is a Plea Deal and can I Get One?
If you have been charged with a crime, you may be unsure of what to expect with the legal process. You probably have many questions and are not sure what the future holds. Depending on the charges, you may be eligible for a plea agreement. A plea agreement, also known as a plea deal, is an agreement to reduce the defendant’s punishment, often by reducing the charges or through reduced sentences. In return, the defendant must typically plead guilty to a lesser charge. In some cases, you may get a plea deal in exchange for testimony in a case against another defendant. What are the Benefits of a Plea Deal? There are several potential benefits to a plea deal. The most significant advantage is that you will be able to plead guilty to lesser charges, so you will not have the most serious charges on your record. This.
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Do I Need an Attorney for a DUI in Broward County?
 A DUI can happen in an instant. One minute you are driving along without any problems and the next you are being stopped and questioned about DUI. Getting charged with DUI can be scary and complicated. You may not know what to expect or where to turn for answers. Some friends may try to give you advice on how to handle the situation. However, this is not always the best way to decide what to do. DUI charges are serious and can impact your life and the lives of your entire family, now and for years to come. It is best to seek guidance from a knowledgeable DUI attorney in Broward County. How a DUI Will Impact Your Life If you are convicted of DUI in Florida, you will likely face some stiff penalties. If this is your first DUI, you will probably have to pay a hefty.
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