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Best Law Firms Acknowledged by Best Lawyers for 2024

Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, is pleased to announce its recognition for professional excellence by Best Lawyers in the 2024 Best Law Firms Awards.

When Do I Get a Court Date After an Arrest in Florida?

After an arrest in Florida, you don’t automatically get a court date. This gives you a chance to get the case dropped if you move quickly. Most people do not understand that you should not wait for a court date. Be proactive! After the arrest, there is a process. The case gets assigned to a prosecutor. The prosecutor investigates the case and makes a decision on whether to file a charge. Once the charge is filed, the clerk of court will send you a court date. It is during the prosecutor’s investigation stage that your attorney can reach out and influence the case. In most cases, a criminal defense lawyer can do more during this stage than at any other point in the case. If you want to have the charge dropped or knocked down, your best chance is to hire a lawyer BEFORE you get a court date. You Don’t Want to Get a Court Date! You don’t want a court date because that means that a prosecutor has already reviewed the file and has decided that he/she can prove the case [...]

Removing An Ankle Monitor or Ankle Bracelet in Florida

This article will discuss what you need to do in order to have the CAM (continuous alcohol monitors) or GPS (global positions systems) ankle monitor removed.

St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorneys Win the 2023 Tampa Bay Times’ Best of the Best Defense Law Award

The St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorneys division of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. have been recognized by the Tampa Bay Times 2023 Best of the Best People’s Choice Award for “Best Criminal Defense Law” in Tampa Bay.

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