Crime and Punishment
May 12th, 2017
I recently attended a continuing legal education seminar on issues of Law and Politics from the perspective of historical political philosophers which reminded me that Crime and Punishment was not just some old book. Some of the thinkers we discussed… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Lawyers, News, Pasco County Florida
DUI Eye Tests - Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus
February 6th, 2017
When you are stopped for suspicion of DUI, the officer may give you a DUI eye test, called the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus or HGN. It’s one of the ways police officers use to determine a driver’s sobriety. You may have seen this where the o… Read MoreRead More
Arrest Warrant - Do the police need a warrant to come into my house?
February 3rd, 2017
Do the police need an arrest warrant to come inside a house in order to arrest someone? Most people think of warrants they think of search warrants where the police come into a house and search for drugs. But what if the police come to a home to arre… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Arrest, Drug Possession, Probable Cause
Tags: arrest, Clearwater, drug, Felony, Hernando, misdemeanor, New Port Richey, Pasco, probable cause, spring hill, warrant
February 1st, 2017
Many have heard the term Negligent Homicide in cases involving DUI or discharging of a firearm causing death. There is a specific term used in Florida criminal statutes known as Culpable Negligence that defines what kind of behavior can be criminally… Read MoreRead More
Will I go to jail for DUI?
January 1st, 2017
Many times a client comes into my office asking: “Will I go to jail for DUI?” Most times, the person has a prior conviction and has some knowledge of the law. They know that if they have a: second conviction within five years there is a m… Read MoreRead More
Categories: DUI, Pasco County Florida
Tags: arrest, Clearwater, Driver's License, Drunk Driving, DUI, DWI, Hernando, Hillsborough, jail, New Port Richey, Pasco, prison, Tampa
Public Records: What Can a potential employer really see?
November 3rd, 2016
Public Records Many people contact our office to discuss whether their prior criminal cases are public records and if they can be expunged. But what happens in a case where an individual has not been arrested or charged with a crime. What if they wer… Read MoreRead More
Categories: Pasco County Florida