It is common for people to say “oh, it’s just a misdemeanor.” But some misdemeanor charges can have serious consequences. So it is a good idea to hire an attorney. For example: Some misdemeanors can result in suspension of your driver’s license even if the charge has nothing to do with driving. If you are […]
Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer for a Misdemeanor?
Can you get a job with drug charges?
It depends on the type of job you are applying for. Some jobs such as home health, nursing or other jobs in the medical profession will not allow you to work with pending drug charges. You may not be able to obtain a job that requires a professional license. If you have a job as […]
Can you get a job with a misdemeanor?
It depends. Most employers will not hold a misdemeanor charge against you. However, as the job market gets more competitive more employers are taking criminal records into account. It is becoming more common for an employer to refuse to hire a person if they are convicted of certain types of misdemeanors such as petit theft […]
Can you get a job if you have been arrested?
Possibly. It depends on what type of work it is and what you have been arrested for. If you have been arrested, a potential employer will think about the following: 1- What have you been arrested for? Was it for a violent crime? If so an employer may not want to risk a lawsuit for […]
What are the Florida DUI Laws?
The Florida DUI laws are controlled by Florida Statute 316.193. Under the law it is illegal to drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle while. . . you are under the influence of alcohol, drugs or prescription drugs to the extent that your normal faculties are impaired. OR you have an […]
Can you get a job with a felony on your record?
Felony convictions have a large impact on your life. There are several civil rights that you lose, and in some cases you are forced to register with the local sheriff’s office for the rest of your life. But the worst impact is on your ability to keep a job. Many companies will conduct a background […]
What is a misdemeanor?
A misdemeanor is a crime that is punishable by less than one year in prison. If jail time is ordered in a misdemeanor case it is served in the county jail rather than a state prison. Most DUI cases are misdemeanors. Other misdemeanors are crimes such as trespass, possession of paraphernalia and most petit theft […]
What is a Felony?
A felony is a crime that is punishable by more than one year in prison. Most of the time felonies are serious crimes such as murder, rape and burglary. But sometimes three or more convictions of a “simple” or “stupid” crime, like petit theft, driving on a suspended license or a DUI charge can be […]
PARTYING AT GASPARILLA TONIGHT OR THIS WEEKEND? DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE!
Tonight and this weekend, the Gasparilla celebration once again invades the city of Tampa, and along with the revelers, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office will be out in full force looking for drunk drivers. Gasparilla events include the “Gasparilla Invasion,” the Gasparilla Invasion Brunch,” and the “Parade Fest Street Festival” along with live music, food, […]
How to choose a Criminal Defense Attorney?
Being arrested for a criminal offense can be overwhelming. It can be incredibly embarrassing and can cause stress in many areas of your life. When looking for an attorney to represent you, consider the following: 1. Do I feel comfortable talking to this attorney? As mentioned before, arrests can be embarrassing. There is a lot […]
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