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FAQ Criminal Defense Videos

  • My mugshots appear online. What can I do?
  • When can police use police dogs
  • I am a law student and have been charged or convicted of a crime. What should I do?
  • If I am a college student and get arrested, what will happen?
  • What constitutes the crime of receiving, possessing, or distributing child pornography?
  • What is mortgage fraud?
  • If I simply intend to plead guilty, why do I need an attorney?
  • What is the difference between probation and parole?
  • Is it a crime to pass a bad check or use a cancelled credit card?
  • Why have I received a grand jury subpoena?
  • To conduct a search, must the police always have a warrant?
  • What are the federal sentencing guidelines?
  • How long does a DUI or DWI conviction stay on my record in Florida?
  • Do DUI and DWI laws in Florida only apply to cars trucks and motorcycles?
  • Is taking the fifth amendment a bad idea?
  • What should I do if I am arrested while here on a green card?
  • What is forfeiture?
  • Is it important that my lawyer be part of legal organizations?
  • What is the difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and a violation?
  • When does the FBI decide to investigate a matter rather than the local or state police?
  • What agencies investigate white collar crime?
  • This is my first shoplifting charge. Is there a chance I can go to jail?
  • IRS agents showed up unannounced and want to talk to me. What should I do?
  • What are federal criminal sentences and where will I serve time?
  • Can a convicted felon ever possess a firearm?
  • What happens if I refuse a breath test in Florida?
  • Do I need a federal attorney to fight my charges?
  • What does a healthy attorney-client relationship look like?
  • Even if I have not yet been charged but am only under investigation, do I still need an attorney?
  • Does it matter where I was arrested, like near a school, in determining how I am charged?
  • What should I do if I am asked to take a field sobriety test in Florida?
  • What is a plea bargain?
  • What is white-collar crime?
  • Should my criminal lawyer also handle appeals?
  • What is needed to obtain a search warrant in Florida?
  • What if the officer says they will go easy on me if I cooperate?
  • Why did my attorney ask the judge to sentence me to a year and a day instead of just a year?
  • When are you under arrest?
  • Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?
  • Who can own a gun under federal law?
  • What should a person expect if they are arrested for drunk driving?
  • I actually passed the breath test, but the police still arrested me. How is that possible?
  • What happens at arraignment?
  • What is a federal grand jury?
  • What are the legal distinctions between possession, dealing, and trafficking controlled substances?
  • If I simply intend to plead guilty, why do I need an attorney?
  • Is medical marijuana legal in Florida?
  • What is the difference between DUI and DWI in Florida?
  • How do I know if my criminal defense lawyer is a trial lawyer?
  • Do I have to be informed that I am or will be indicted at a federal grand jury hearing?
  • What is a search warrant?
  • What if I or a family member is arrested overseas?
  • I was arrested for shoplifting. Can I be deported?
  • I was arrested by the police. Am I going to have trouble with immigration?
  • I was arrested at a club. What should I do?
  • I just got arrested for a drunk driving in Florida. What do I do?
  • I am in the United States on a visa. Will shoplifting having immigration consequences?
  • How much money should I expect to pay for a criminal defense lawyer to represent me?
  • How does the prosecutor decide which cases to pursue?
  • How does bail work?
  • How do I know if I am being investigated for federal charges?
  • How can your law firm defend me if I have been arrested in the United States while on a student visa?
  • How can I get my federal conviction expunged from my record?
  • How can I defend myself against a charge of possession of child pornography?
  • How can a lawyer help me if I have been charged with mortgage fraud?
  • How can a lawyer help me if I am accused of internet solicitation and/or prostitution?
  • How are shoplifting cases resolved?
  • Drugs were found in my car but they are not mine. I was arrested. Do I need an attorney ?
  • Does possession of child pornography violate both state and federal law?
  • Do you represent members of our armed forces in criminal cases?
  • Do you represent law students and medical students who have been subject to disciplinary proceedings prior to graduation?
  • Do I have to put up my own bail following an arrest in Florida?
  • Do I have a right to an attorney when I am stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test in Florida?
  • Can I represent myself in a drunk driving case? What can a drunk driving defense attorney do for me?
  • Can any criminal defense lawyer defend me in a federal criminal case?
  • Am I Subject to Asset Forfeiture in Drug Possession or Drug Dealing Cases?
  • Can a juvenile be charged criminally as an adult?
  • Are there criminal repercussions for carrying a knife?
  • Are there any medical marijuana laws in Florida?
  • Are federal grand jury proceedings secret?
  • Are the standardized field sobriety tests accurate?
  • Will possession of a weapon make my crime more serious?
  • Will my medical needs be met in prison?
  • What is forfeiture?
  • Will I go to jail after being arrested for drunk driving in Florida?
  • Will I be charged to speak to an attorney about my Florida drunk driving case?
  • Will a drug conviction bar someone from residency?
  • Why did I receive a grand jury subpoena?
  • When are the police legally allowed to search me?
  • What symptoms and behavior is the officer looking for during the initial detention at the scene of a DUI or DWI?
  • What should I do if the FBI is investigating me or trying to contact me?
  • What should I do if I was caught for shoplifting?
  • What should I do if I am arrested and charged with criminal sexual internet activity involving minors?
  • What must the prosecutor prove in order to prove I am guilty of shoplifting?
  • What is the legal blood alcohol limit in Florida?
  • What is the federal criminal process?
  • What is the distinction between drug possession and intent to distribute?
  • What is the best way for me to find the top drunk driving defense attorney to handle my Florida drunk driving case?
  • What is restitution?
  • What is a grand jury?
  • What is a federal grand jury investigation?
  • What is a drug schedule?
  • What is a controlled substance?
  • What is white collar crime?
  • What do police officers look for when searching for drunk drivers on the highways?
  • What constitutes the crime of wire fraud?
  • Tell me about the use of deadly force.
  • What are the legal distinctions between possession dealing and trafficking in controlled substances in Florida?
  • Is there parole for people who have been convicted of a federal crime?
  • Who investigates and prosecutes federal crimes?
  • Is there credit for good behavior in federal prison after a federal crime conviction? If so, how does it work?
  • Is there any way to fight back if I am arrested after an illegal search?
  • Is my name going to be in the paper after a drunk driving arrest in Florida and what can I do about it?
  • If police officers or federal agencies knock at my door with a search warrant, what should I do?
  • If I drink alcohol, how much is too much?
  • If I am interviewed as part of an internal company investigation, can I have my attorney present?
  • If I am indicted and convicted, what sentence will I receive?
  • If I am convicted of a crime, will I be taken into custody immediately?
  • If an American is convicted of a crime in a foreign country, can they serve the sentence in an American prison?
  • If a police officer or federal agent arrests me and wants me to give a statement, what should I do?
  • IRS agents showed up unannounced and want to talk to me. What should I do?
  • I was stopped by store security and accused of shoplifting What should I do?
  • I was just arrested for drunk driving. Will my insurance company cancel my auto insurance policy now?
  • What are my rights when charged with a crime in Florida?
  • What are some examples of white-collar crimes?
  • What does a target letter look like?
  • What is conspiracy?
  • What is bail?
  • What is fraud?
  • What is restitution?
  • What is the difference between a federal and state crime?
  • What kind of defense is possible against an entity as powerful as the federal court system?
  • What makes a DUI or DWI a felony?
  • Who appoints federal judges?
  • Why have I received a grand jury subpoena?
  • Will the US government help me if I am arrested in a foreign country?
  • I do not think I have done anything wrong. Why do I need a criminal defense attorney?
  • If I have a professional license and get arrested, what will happen?
  • I heard that federal agents are asking questions about me. What does this mean?
  • Is it important that my lawyer has written articles or books in the criminal law field?
  • Is refusing to let the police search me an admission of guilt?
  • How can criminal charges affect my immigration status?
  • How does the prosecutor decide which cases to pursue?
  • How much time will I serve on my federal criminal sentence?
  • Do I need a lawyer to go with me to court in a shoplifting case?
  • Can any criminal defense lawyer defend me in a federal criminal case?
  • Can I be stopped and arrested for DUI or DWI in Florida even if the vehicle was not moving?
  • Can I have an attorney represent me when I am in the military?
  • Can my identity be kept confidential if I want to assist law enforcement?
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