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.
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.
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.
At St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney Sean McQuaid, I specialize in representing people charged with misdemeanors in Pinellas County.
We specialize in representing defendants either charged or under investigation for a first-time criminal offense in Pinellas County, Florida.
There will be changes to how THC products and hemp cases will be handled as Florida law evolves relating to marijuana.
St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney Sean McQuaid specializes in representing people charged with felony drug charges in Pinellas County, Florida.
Concentrated marijuana, or THC oil, is still considered to be a felony possession of a controlled substance in Florida. At my law practice in St. Petersburg, I have witnessed an influx of THC oil cases over the last few years. Most of these cases involve young people who were unaware that marijuana oil is a serious crime. Likewise, most involve a single cartridge of THC oil and a vape pen. The fact that even a trace amount of THC oil left in the vape pen will result in a felony arrest demonstrates how far behind Florida’s marijuana laws are compared to the rest of the country.