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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.

In Trouble for the First Time in Pinellas County?

We specialize in representing defendants either charged or under investigation for a first-time criminal offense in Pinellas County, Florida.

Pinellas County Criminal Mischief Charges

If you are in a position where you are under investigation or have already been arrested for criminal mischief in Pinellas County, I am happy to speak to you about the situation. There are many ways to avoid convictions, jail, and repercussions to your record. I have had vast success in handling these types of cases before. Consultations are always free of charge, so there is no risk to reach out.

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Criminal Mischief|Tags: |0 Comments

THC Oil Is a Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance in 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.

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Drug Possession|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions About Domestic Battery

Misdemeanor domestic battery charges the most common charges we see for first-time offenders. With the appropriate steps toward rectifying the situation, we are often successful in getting the charges dismissed. If you have been arrested for domestic battery or any other domestic related charge, you should speak to a domestic batter lawyer immediately. Domestic charges are heavily reliant on the victim and the showing of remorse. If you have implemented a sound defense strategy, your goal will be to get leniency. The faster you start addressing the charges, the better your chances at getting a favorable resolution.

By |June 20th, 2019|Categories: Domestic Battery|Tags: |0 Comments

Tampa Bay Times Best of the Best Winner for Best Attorney/Law Firm

Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is proud to announce that it won the gold for “Best Attorney/Law Firm” from The Tampa Bay Times for 2019! The Best of the Best Awards was created by The Tampa Bay Times to recognize businesses that had supportive clients and customers in the community. The Firm is proud to have received this award, grateful to its clients, and is committed to continuing its service to its clients and the community.

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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