Can you believe there were nearly 1,700 (1,681) arrests for motor vehicle theft or “grand theft auto” in Hillsborough County in 2019? And the total for Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties combined was 4,423 in 2018. Motor vehicle theft in Florida is a serious crime that’s taken seriously by all the law enforcement agencies…

You hear this term all the time—from old western movies to current criminal court cases in Florida. “I shot him in self-defense.” But what does this mean? Self-defense is a principle that means an individual is permitted to protect herself from harm in certain circumstances—despite the fact that this would normally be a crime. Self-defense…

Simply put, if you’re charged with any serious misdemeanor or a felony, you must have an experienced criminal defense attorney. The Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides that a criminal defendant has a right to an attorney in all criminal prosecutions. As a result, a defendant has a constitutional right to be represented by…