What to Do if Facing a Domestic Violence Charge in Florida?

Anyone facing a domestic violence charge in Florida needs to know that their future is in jeopardy. Domestic violence crimes can occur in just a few seconds but hang over both the accused and the alleged victim for the rest of their lives.

Types of Criminal Defense Strategies

If you are charged with a crime, there are many criminal defense strategies that you can use to receive justice. Reach out to St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney Sean McQuaid to learn more about your legal rights.

Arrested in St. Petersburg? What Happens Next?

This article has been written as a guide for navigating the criminal justice system in St. Petersburg. It will address what you can expect regardless of whether your charge is a misdemeanor or a felony.

Self Defense in Pinellas County, Florida

The law on self defense applies to both misdemeanors and felonies. It is considered to be an affirmative defense to the charge.

Should You Get a Criminal Lawyer Even When the Victim Does Not Want to Prosecute?

Clients ask me all the time whether they should hire a criminal defense lawyer in cases where the victim does not want to prosecute. The answer is that it depends on the situation, your criminal record, whether there are injuries, and whether there are witnesses.

Updates on Criminal Cases in Pinellas County for July-August 2020

The last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic have brought big changes for criminal defense attorneys in St Petersburg and all throughout Pinellas County, Florida.

How to Fix Warrants for Missing Court in Pinellas County, Florida

This article is dedicated to setting forth a road map to help people fix warrants in Pinellas County and help them get their full rights back.

Guide to Pinellas County Aggravated Battery Charges

In Pinellas County, Florida, aggravated battery is a serious crime and is defined as the intentional touching of another with the intent to cause great bodily harm or to use a deadly weapon.

What Is the Difference Between Domestic Assault, Domestic Battery, and Domestic Violence in Pinellas County?

This article will cover all the differences between domestic violence, domestic assault, and domestic battery.

Guide to Pinellas County Aggravated Assault Cases

This article provides information to those who are either under investigation or have been arrested for aggravated assault in Pinellas County.