Largo, FL asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for Florida

Q: If the state was the scene first, can the federal pick up the charge and not have immunity. The statue is 893.21

A female overdosed and my friend called 911 and she didn't die. Well he was arrested and the regular cops were the ones to arrest him but then the feds picked it up. He has been sitting in county jail for almost 2 years. The girl overdosed again several months ago and passed away. His lawyer isn't doing much, so can someone point us in the right direction please. (This is the 2nd attorney)

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

A: You should be in contact with your attorney(s) regarding this matter. If you are unable to speak to the attorneys or they refuse, it may well be time for you and your family to hire a new lawyer...

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