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.
The way that leaving the scene of an accident charges are being handled in Pinellas County, Florida has changed over the last few years.
5 Attorneys from Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Recognized as Florida Super Lawyers for 2020
Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. announces that five of its attorneys have been named as Florida Super Lawyers for 2020.
We are proud to announce that on May 27, 2020, Sean McQuaid was sworn in as the 96th President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association.
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.
Anyone who comes into contact with the police where a gun is allegedly involved is getting a Risk Protection Order (RPO) filed against him or her.
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.