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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: How Long after i have completed probation, do I have to wait to be able to obtain a Concealed Carry License?

(Florida, Felony probation, adjudication withheld, non violent)

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Aug 5, 2020

You may apply at any time.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I was accepted and completed pre-trial intervention for a M-1 Improper Exhibit of Firearm. It was dismissed.

The Sheriff's Office says I forfeited the firearm.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Aug 4, 2020

Unless you forfeited the firearm, there is no logical reason why you should not be able to have the weapon returned. Was there a forfeiture proceeding initiated by the law enforcement agency involved in this case? Have you made a written demand for the return of the weapon? You may also be able... Read more »

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Q: I'VE BEEN FALSELY ACCUSSED OF ATTEMPTED SEXUAL BATTERY. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

NOW, I'M BEING BLACK MALED

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 31, 2020

Hire a lawyer and do not under any circumstances speak to Law Enforcement about this or anything else.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: If their was evidence that surfaced after my case was over relating to my innocence can I file post conviction relief?

I was accused of being on a recorded call with the alleged victim and a arrest warrant was issued based on that recorded call. The evidence in question was verified by digital forensics examiner of a video I was in with someone on the night the alleged phone call between me and the alleged victim... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 28, 2020

Yes. However, retain a lawyer since this is not the type of matter that should be handled pro se.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Is there any sort of defense when a officer stops you with no probable cause, later stating I looked suspicious.

I would simply like to see if anybody sees any kind of defense or violations of constitutional rights when a K9 deputy in pursuit of a 18 year old black male 5 foot tall decides to stop a 37 yr old 6 foot three white man just walking down the road to the store for a drink at 3 in the afternoon? He... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 9, 2020

Hire a lawyer to represent you...if you believe that you were treated improperly you may also file a complaint against the officer with his department...You should also be careful about what you write on the web because it can be used against you in a courtroom.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Can the same evidence the was used during my case be used at my post conviction relief hearing
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 3, 2020

Same evidence may be used and evidence not used at trial may also be used.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: If you have a large knife and try to stab it at police but do not do any damage and you tell police you tried to murder.

This will be considered attempted murder or no? I think it will since I graduated from law school 5 years ago but I am not sure.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 3, 2020

Duh...yes there us enough to arrest and charge attempted murder...This is obvious even for a non-law school grad...

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Can i, as the victim, request a deceased inmates records?

We are technically related through marriage, if that matters. The prison is in Raiford Florida.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 2, 2020

I would make a freedom of information request to the prison in Raiford. I cannot think of a reason for the State not to release the information. If that doesn't work, you may have to call a lawyer...

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I have a friend who was detained but not booked. What does that mean?

They haven't charged him with anything

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 29, 2020

You should be contacting a lawyer...a person cannot be held against his/her will without being charged...your friend needs to inform the people holding him/her to charge him or release him/her.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: I have a felony warrant in Minnesota can I get a Florida license or Id card now that I reside in florida
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 29, 2020

You should be able to obtain a Florida ID card...you may also be eligible for a Florida DL unless there is something in your background that would prohibit that...A felony warrant would not prevent either unless the warrant (the charge itself) would legally block your ability to get the license.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Hello I have a friend who was arrested on an accusation. Are there any criminal lawyers who are willing to help. Please!

The only so called "Evidence" they have is the ex- girlfriends accusation. He was declared indigent and has been Sitting in jail because he cannot afford bail. Judge denied a bond reduction because he has a prior.

He feels as if the public defender is not doing anything in his... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 26, 2020

You should communicate with the Florida Bar regarding potential attorneys willing to provide services at reduced rates and/or pro bono...You are not telling me anything about the facts of the case and therefore cannot provide any comments regarding the status of the case and/or an approach to the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Could a burglary of a vehicle and a a killing outside a vehicle a block radius away be considered felony murder?

My brother is incarcerated for felony murder in the commission of a burglary. The facts if the case is he attempted to steal the car by breaking the ignition when police came he exited the vehicle and escaped that scene. Police was not chasing him. A block radius away he killed someone by a... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 19, 2020

Ultimately that issue is a jury question and the death results during the commission of a felony.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Health Care Law and Sexual Harassment for Florida on
Q: wife is 34 wks pregnant, due To sexual harassments from her doctor, we need a transfer of care but the dr refuse to give

We have been trying to get a transfer of care referral from her current doctor, he is refusing to give that To her. Because he thinks she is leaving him to a doctor that he referred her to go, to get our babys ultrasound. But in reality is because sexual harassment she suffered from him. What can i... Read more »

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 17, 2020

Get all of your evidence together and find a lawyer who will write a letter to your insurance company and/or file a declaratory action in Court or simply find another doctor...

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: So i got set up by under cover officer i never touched the drugs just took the cash.they take me down town have me sign

Up to be ci i was under influence and was never booked on any charges they just released me.is there way to beat this or get out this entrapment.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 16, 2020

First and foremost, please never talk about your case/cases to anyone, including on the internet on sites like this...secondly find a lawyer as fast as you can...and finally based on the facts that you are claiming you could be found guilty...

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: What is search and seizure patdown improper
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 15, 2020

Your question does not provide sufficient information to give a proper analysis...

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: Can I be convinced of poss of cocaine if only 2 empty baggies were found and they were not field tested nor sent FDLE
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 15, 2020

It is the responsibility of the State of Florida to prove beyond and to the exclusion of a reasonable doubt...I hope that you have a competent lawyer to defend you...The State of Florida must prove that you possessed cocaine...

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Florida on
Q: Why would public defender not want to do depositions to prove what victim said was untrue.

Also victim stated she was intoxicated at time her statement was recorded isn't that inadmissible. Also there is a drug possession charge but no FDLE report so it's my understanding that a possession conviction can not be obtained.

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 15, 2020

There are reasons for not taking depositions...although from the sound of your question, yours is the type that depositions should be taken...You need to have a heart to heart conversation with your lawyers and, if you are not satisfied with the response, you should and are able to seek a second... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: CAN MY STEP SISTERS FIANCE HAVE ANY INVOLVEMENT IN MY CASE WHERE I WAS ARRESTED ?
Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 15, 2020

Based on the very limited information you provided...your sister's fiance may have but there are insufficient facts to properly answer your question...

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Florida on
Q: IN MY DISCOVERY THERE IS SOMEONES CASE INFORMATION AND DEATAILS WHICH HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH MY CASE WHAT SO EVER.

MY CASE INFO IS ON ONE SIDE OF THE PAPER FLIP IT OVER AT THE TOP MY NAME AND CASE NUMBER ARE THERE BUT THEN IT GOES INTO SOMEONE ELSE CASE DETAILS/INCIDENT THAT IS NOT RELATED TO MY CASE IN ANYWAY .COULD MY CASE BE TROWN OUT BECAUSE OF TEHE MISTAKE?

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jun 15, 2020

NO...

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