Should Juvenile Offenders Be Treated As Adults?

Juveniles Arrested Tried As Adult Criminal Lawyer

Javarick Henderson Jr. is accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother in St. Petersburg, Florida. Henderson, who is 13 years old, has been indicted for first-degree murder by a grand jury and if convicted, he will face life in prison. “Should a 13-year-old accused of murder be in the adult system?” See Tampa Bay Times article […]

Can I Get My Federal Probation Modified or Terminated Early?

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If you have been placed on federal probation, a judge may modify or terminate a term of probation and discharge a defendant at any time after the expiration of one year of probation. What is Modification of Probation? When a person is sentenced to probation the judge orders some general rules and some specific rules. […]

ASSAULT OR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN TAMPA, FLORIDA

AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN TAMPA, FLORIDA

ASSAULT OR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT IN TAMPA, FLORIDA – by your Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney Have you been arrested in Tampa, Florida for assault or aggravated assault?  You need to Get Lawyered Up Now. An assault in Florida is when you threaten (either by word or by act) to do violence to someone.  At the time […]

Defense Against Date Rape Allegations and Other Sex Crimes in Florida

Date Rape Defense Lawyer Tampa Florida

Defense Against Date Rape Allegations and Other Sex Crimes in Florida If you are under investigation, have been questioned or have been arrested for a sexual offense, you should consult with a Tampa criminal defense lawyer before answering questions or speaking to authorities. In an effort to appear cooperative and demonstrate your innocence, you may […]

Understanding and Defending a Violation of Probation

Understanding and Defending a Violation of Probation in Tampa, Florida Article – by Daniel Fernandez, your Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer   If you are on probation and stand accused of violating the terms and conditions of probation you can expect the following to happen: Your probation officer will submit a violation report to the court […]

What to Expect After You Bond Out of Jail on a Criminal Charge

What to Expect After You Bond Out of Jail on a Criminal Charge Once you are arrested and transported to jail you likely be entitled to be released on bail. The arresting officer will prepare a report. He will submit the report to the state attorney who will review the report and decide 1) to […]

Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent

Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent The 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that no person can be compelled to give testimony against themselves. The phrase: “taking the fifth” is the language we use to invoke that Constitutional right. The amendment was designed to protect citizens from overzealous police officers who forced innocent […]

Possession of Marijuana in Florida

Need a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer for a Possession of Marijuana? Possession of Marijuana in Florida:  Possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana remains a crime in Florida punishable by up to one year in jail.  A conviction could also result in loss of your drivers license for 1 year.  Possession of over 20 […]

Finally Caught

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FINALLY he’s caught!   He should GET LAWYERED UP NOW and call 813-229-5353   Read why at: CriminalDefenseLawyerTampa.com   If you’ve been arrested, call Fernandez and Hernandez for a Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney at 813-229-5353 #GetLawyeredUpNow #AbogadoTampa