Archive for December, 2009

Defending Against Florida Drug Possession Charges

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Drug possession convictions in Florida carry very serious consequences. Convictions can produce sentences ranging from a couple of months in prison to life imprisonment for serious offenses. Therefore, it is imperative your Florida criminal defense team be as aggressive as possible.  (more…)

Defending Against Drug Possession Charges, Part B

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Under Florida law, it is irrelevant if the drug(s) the person is charged with possessing belongs to them. The law is only concerned with whether the person charged with drug possession was actually in possession of the item and that possession takes two forms: actual and constructive. (more…)

How to Beat a Florida Traffic Ticket

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

If you have been issued a Florida traffic ticket, don’t plead guilty until you fully understand the penalties for each Florida traffic citation, as well as your options for getting the ticket dismissed. The Florida traffic attorneys at The Criminal Law Group have compiled the following information to help you win your Florida traffic case.  (more…)

How to Beat a Florida Traffic Ticket, Part B

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Being charged with reckless or careless driving is a serious traffic offense under Florida law. Make sure you understand your charges and discuss all of your legal options with a qualified Florida traffic attorney before pleading guilty.  (more…)

Establishing A Successful Florida DUI Defense

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Florida DUI laws are some of the strictest in the country and can carry serious consequences in the form of jail time and license suspension or revocation. Before you plead guilty to any Florida DUI charges, it’s important to discuss your case with a qualified Florida DUI attorney who can explain your legal rights and options.  (more…)

Establishing a Successful Florida DUI Defense, Part B

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

In order for the State to convict a person of a Florida DUI charge, they must prove certain elements in a court of law. If the State cannot prove what is required of them, they cannot convict a person of a Florida DUI charge. (more…)

Florida DUI Defense: DUI Field Sobriety Tests

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Field sobriety tests are questionable aspects of many Florida DUI cases. Field sobriety tests are NOT used to determine a level of intoxication because field sobriety tests are NOT accurate in determining a person’s level of intoxication. Even when these tests are administered in perfect conditions, they are still far below perfect in determining alcohol impairment.  (more…)

Florida DUI Defense: DUI Field Sobriety Tests, Part B

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Standard field sobriety tests (SFSTs) are not entirely accurate and improper performance can lead to incorrect results, i.e., arrest for intoxication without true impairment. People not under the influence can have considerable problems passing field sobriety tests. (more…)

Florida DUI Defense: Proving an Unlawful Traffic Stop

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

A successful Florida DUI defense is built in layers with multiple attacks being brought against the DUI charge. It is imperative then, to fully understand what comprises a Florida DUI charge.  (more…)

Florida DUI Defense: Proving an Unlawful Traffic Stop, Part B

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

While it may be a general belief that speeding indicates intoxication and a DUI charge, the NHSTA does not agree. Despite the “appearing to be drunk” factor, Florida police officers cannot randomly stop a vehicle. (more…)