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 law on self defense applies to both misdemeanors and felonies. It is considered to be an affirmative defense to the charge.
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.
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.
We specialize in representing defendants either charged or under investigation for a first-time criminal offense in Pinellas County, Florida.
Pinellas County is one of the strictest jurisdictions in the State of Florida when it comes to prosecutions of concealed firearms and concealed weapons charges.
The vast majority of all failures to appear in court (FTAs) are from people with little to no prior criminal history.
St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney Sean McQuaid specializes in representing people charged with felony drug charges in Pinellas County, Florida.