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Common Federal Sex Crimes and Penalties in Florida Part 2

Federal sex crimes are uncommon, but they do happen. Federal sex crimes cover a wide range of circumstances, and are punished with harsher penalties than those crimes convicted solely at the state level.    In this brief article, the best federal defense attorney in St. Petersburg with The Rickman Law Firm has shared three of the […]

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Wrong Place at the Wrong Time? Defending Yourself Against Sexual Assault Allegations

During this time of year, the Tampa area has no shortage of celebrations. Events like Gasparilla can be exciting, but when alcohol or drugs are involved, dangerous situations can occur. Sometimes the victim’s memory is clouded by anxiety and stress mixed with alcohol, and you might find yourself being accused of sexual assault just because […]

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Why You Should Consult a Criminal Defense Law Firm if Accused of a Sex Crime

If you have been falsely accused of a sex crime, you may be worried that hiring criminal defense attorneys in Tampa is an admission of guilt. However, if you are facing accusations of a sex crime, no matter how false, you should not let the stigma of hiring an attorney inhibit your ability to protect […]

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What to Do if Accused of Sexual Assault While Vacationing in Florida

Unfortunately, no matter how lovely a vacation we plan, unexpected problems can arise. For example, you may find yourself accused of sexual assault while on your vacation. This might be an accusation from a fellow traveler or an accusation of someone who lives in the area. No matter who the accuser is, you may find […]

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Can You Be Charged in Florida for Traveling to Meet a Minor?

Picture this scenario: you’ve been talking with someone online for a few months and have decided to travel to a different county or state to meet them. However, when you get there, you discover that you’ve been catfished and have actually been speaking with a minor. If you find yourself in this situation, you’re likely […]

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Do I Need to Worry About a False Allegation of a Sex Crime in Florida?

If you’ve been falsely accused of a sex crime, your inclination may be to simply ignore it. After all, if you didn’t do it you have nothing to be worried about, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.  Because of Florida’s punishment of sex crimes, it’s important to properly defend yourself from the start. In […]

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Can I Be Charged With a Sex Crime by the State and the Federal Government?

Although sex crimes are often a state-level crime, you might be concerned that you could be facing charges on both a state and federal level. Understanding the difference between state and federal charges is important, especially when it comes to finding the right legal team to defend you. In this brief article, a federal criminal […]

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3 Most Common Federal Sex Crimes in Florida

Sex crimes are often charged on a state level, however, there are a few common federal sex crimes that are prosecuted in Florida as well. Federal sex crimes cover a wide range of circumstances, and often involve minors.  In this brief article, the best federal defense attorney in St. Petersburg with our team at The […]

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3 Most Common Federal Sex Crimes in Florida

Sex crimes are often charged on a state level, however, there are a few common federal sex crimes that are prosecuted in Florida as well. Federal sex crimes cover a wide range of circumstances, and often involve minors. In this brief article, the best federal defense attorney in St. Petersburg with our team at The […]

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What to Do if Workplace Flirting Results in Sexual Harassment Allegations

Workplace flirtations can sometimes go wrong, and if they do, you may be facing allegations of sexual harrassment or even sexual assault. This problem is not uncommon, with some studies estimating that anywhere from 25% to 80% women experience workplace sexual harrassment in their lifetimes. If you engage in harmless flirting at work, or even […]

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Case Results

DOMESTIC BATTERY BY STRANGULATION AND BATTERY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES DISMISSED

The Client was charged with domestic battery by strangulation and battery domestic violence. The alleged victim did not wish that the Client be prosecuted however the state proceeded with charging the client after his arrest
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Pinellas County DUI Dropped

The Defendant was charged with a DUI after being stopped for weaving. After refusing to submit to the roadside tests the Defendant was arrested. The Defense argued on the grounds of the Defendant not having
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AGGRAVATED BATTERY WITH A DEADLY WEAPON AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF CHARGES DISMISSED

The Client was arrested for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and Criminal Mischief after an incident where the Client was involved in a car accident with the Client’s girlfriend, causing damage to
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