Criminal Offense FAQs
What is the Difference Between Sealing and Expunging a Charge? What Qualifies as Leaving the Scene of an Accident? What is the Difference Between a Felony, a Misdemeanor, and a Violation of Probation in Florida? My Case is Merely a 'He Said/She Said'. Can I Still Be Charged Even if It's My Boyfriend or Girlfriend? My Girlfriend and I Got in a Fight and I Hit Her. We Made Up and Are Back Together. Can She Just Drop the Charges? I Wasn't Arrested, but I Was Given a Ticket or Notice to Appear in Court. What Do I Do? If I Tell the Police my Side of the Story, Will That Avoid Me Getting Arrested or Charged? What is Domestic Violence? What Qualifies as a Sex Crime? What is the Difference Between a Restraining Order and an Injunction? What Are the Legal Distinctions Between Possession, Dealing, and Trafficking in Controlled Substances in Florida? How is Being Tried as a Juvenile Different Than Being Tried as an Adult? How Do I Know if a Police Search and Seizure Was Legal and How Do I Fight That if It Was Illegal? Drugs Were Found in My Car But They Are Not Mine. I Was Arrested. Do I Need an Attorney? Do I Need an Attorney for My Criminal Case and How Much Will It Cost? Do I Even Need an Attorney for Minor Offenses? Especially if I Know I'm Guilty? Are the Police Allowed to Stop and Arrest Me Without a Warrant and Conduct a Search? Can I Be Prosecuted for Domestic Violence or Spousal Abuse if the Victim Does Not Press Charges?