He had witnesses that testified and gave description that did not match him. He was young and black and lived in the area. He was sentenced to death but given Clemency by Gov. Bob Graham because they felt he was innocent. But still he can't get any help to help him to have his case looked at... Read more »
My guess, without seeing his appeals or the orders denying them, is that it was too late to file the appeals. To be certain, you would need an attorney to review them. I suggest that he contact the Innocence Project of Florida - see https://www.floridainnocence.org/ They investigate these kinds...Read more »
Provided you have no convictions for any other offenses in your past, a withhold of adjudication on possession of marijuana should be eligible for a record sealing, not an expungement. Expungements are reserved for charges that have been dismissed by a judge or dropped by the State.
Typically a change of plea hearing is set when you come to an agreement with the prosecutor to resolve your case. If you do not want to resolve your case via a plea, then the matter will be set for a later status date then trial. During the Pandemic, a lot of prosecutors are setting on a change...Read more »
If the police can, in writing, articulate reasons to support probable cause to arrest the guest, then it is a legal arrest, but of course the evidence may or may not be enough to convict. If they cannot articulate sufficient reasons, it's a false arrest, which should not only lead to the...Read more »
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 »
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.
The officer was in pursuit of a 18 year old 4 foot tall black male.... I'm 6 foot 3 white and 37.... The officer said he stopped me because I looked suspicious . But I was walking to the store a block over for a drink at 3 in the afternoon I don't understand how he can harrass me then... Read more »
We really can’t offer the kind of advice you need, since we don’t have access to any evidence or investigation. I suggest that either you push your PD to put forth a defense or a fair negotiation, or retain a private attorney. Good luck.
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.
Are you referring to your daughter, who is unmarried and has run away to stay at another home for more than 24 hours? If so, you may call the police, as the parties sheltering your daughter without your consent are breaking the law (Fla. Statutes Section 985.731), and/or you may call the following...Read more »
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 »
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) An “assault” is an intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so, and doing some act which creates a well-founded fear in such...Read more »
Any murder whether intentional or not that happens during the commission of a dangerous felony falls under the felony murder rule. All people who either conspired to commit the dangerous felony and/or actively participated in it can be prosecuted for felony murder. This is irrespective of whether...Read more »
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