Orlando, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: I just got a petit theft and have 2 previous with 1hold adjudication. How can I get probation

I am also on disability, where can I find pro bono help or just give me your opinion.

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Terrence James O'Sullivan
Terrence James O'Sullivan
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Melbourne, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: A third petit theft theft in florida May be charged as a felony. Instead of looking for probation why not hire a local attorney and look for motions to dismiss, suppress,etc?

Michael Fayard agrees with this answer

Jeffrey H. Garland
Jeffrey H. Garland
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Pierce, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you can’t afford a private attorney, then apply for the Public Defender. Arrange for a confidential meeting where you can discuss your criminal history and the facts of the current situation. Only after being fully informed can a lawyer venture an opinion.

Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Miami, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No question you need an attorney to defend you. Make some calls to local lawyers

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ocala, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You are probably eligible for the services of the Public Defenders Office or you can call the Florida Bar...

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