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When You Have to Give a DNA Sample – Call a Miami Criminal Defense Attorney

If you’ve ever watched crime television shows, you’ll be quite familiar with the idea of DNA sampling for the purpose of allowing law enforcement to match a suspect to a crime scene.

Florida Statues, Section 945.325, are clear on just how important DNA databases have become for modern criminal investigations. Not only are they used […]

When DUI Becomes a Felony in Miami

If you’ve been arrested on DUI charges recently, you may have considered asking a Miami Criminal Lawyer any number of questions. One of these might be, “When is driving under the influence a felony?” If your circumstances have involved any one of the following, it’s an important question:

You have prior convictions of DUI […]

Marijuana Possession Penalties in Miami, Florida

If you keep track of the news, you know that marijuana has been a topic of intense debate over the last year in Florida. Our criminal lawyers in Miami know this all too well. So what’s all the fuss? Presently marijuana is considered a schedule 1 controlled substance, meaning that the FDA doesn’t consider […]

Beating Drug Possession Charges in Miami, FL – Laws in Miami

If you’re facing drug possession charges in Miami, you may have an underlying drug problem you are unaware of. Most non-users don’t understand the real challenges drug addicts face on a daily basis. You may know people who are still under the assumption that drug addicts are simply lazy or weak-willed.

Of course the truth […]

Your Defense to Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Miami Criminal Attorney

What is often called “assault with a deadly weapon” in other states and on TV is just called aggravated assault in Florida. It is defined under Florida Statute 784.021. Assault with a deadly weapon in Florida involved either the use of a deadly weapon or an intent to commit a felony.

Assault with a deadly […]

Signs Your Criminal Lawyer in Miami is Not Working for You

In the United States, everyone has a Sixth Amendment right to the “effective assistance of counsel.” That means we all have the right to a legal defense. The courts can’t force you to stand trial against the state without an adequate legal defense, ensuring you can defend yourself. We all have the right.

Anyone who […]

Getting Your Name Off the Sex Offender Registry – Call a Miami Criminal Lawyer

Getting your name off the sex offender registry is extremely important to some people. Nothing is worse in the eyes of some than to be listed as a sex offender. Even if you can explain why you’re a sex offender to some people individually, you will walk around with that label and people will […]

Difference Between Wrongful Death and Murder – Miami Criminal Defense Attorney

There are different kinds or “degrees of murder” in the United States justice system. There is capital murder, second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter, and so on. How a person is sentenced really depends on the intent and severity of the crime. How and why the justice system charges people with murder is sometimes […]

Defenses to Credit Card Fraud in Miami, FL

Today, more people pay with plastic than ever before and they’re not using cash as often. With the uptick in credit card activity, there is also an uptick in credit card fraud. Much of the world’s credit card fraud occurs in the United States. In fact, 47% of the world’s credit card fraud occurs […]

Your Rights When Pulled Over. Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain

From having a broken tail light to swerving out of a lane to speeding, all drivers are likely to be pulled over by the police at one point or another – and for one reason or another. Even if you are the most law abiding individual, there’s a chance that you will be pulled […]

What is BAC and Why is it so Important?

In the city of Miami – and the entire state of Florida – there are limits to the amount of alcohol you can consume before driving a vehicle. The legal blood-alcohol content, or BAC, is under .08%. If your BAC is .08% or above that limit, you are considered legally impaired and will face […]

Vaping and Hash Oils – Explained by a Miami Criminal Defense Attorney

Though the use of marijuana in the city of Miami – and throughout the entire state of Florida – remains controversial, using it on a medical or recreational basis has become more commonplace and more acceptable. In fact, the same can be said throughout the United States. At present time, medical marijuana has become […]

Reliability of Hair Analysis Problematic According to Study – Miami Criminal Defense Lawyer

Forensic analysis has been one of the most trustworthy forms of evidence used in the American criminal justice system. Not only has it proved to be a helpful means to definitively identify suspects, but it has also assisted with pinpointing timelines of events and has proven or disproven the theories that have been used […]

Infecting Another with an STD Could Land You in Serious Trouble

With the upcoming 35th anniversary of the discovery of HIV and AIDS, lawmakers in Florida will be assessing new legislation that makes sexually promiscuous behavior punishable as a capital offense; specifically behaviors that are committed by those who are knowingly infected with STDs and result in the infection of others. According to a report […]

Your Right to Remain Silent When Arrested – Miami Criminal Defense Attorney

Chances are even if you have never been arrested you have heard of Miranda rights. These rights are what are read to anyone who is being arrested and include the right to remain silent. However, you may not realize what this right to remain silent truly means for you if you are ever being […]