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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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Defenses for Sexual Battery

Sexual battery accusations are serious, and unfortunately, they’re sometimes falsely made. If you find yourself falsely accused and charged with sexual assault or sexual battery, you might feel that you are playing a game of “he said, she said” with no way to properly defend yourself. In this brief article, the top criminal attorneys in […]

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How Can a Felony Sex Charge Impact Your Life?

Being charged with any crime can create major issues and changes in your life. However, being charged and convicted with a felony sex crime can impact you beyond a prison sentence. Felony sex crimes are defined by Florida Statutes Chapter 794, but what you might be surprised to learn is that you may also be […]

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How Is Sexual Battery Different From Assault and Battery?

We hear a lot about assault and battery cases in the news, but can assault and battery be associated with sexual battery and assault? You may be surprised to learn that these charges, although often occurring separately, may go hand-in-hand in some instances. In this brief article, we spoke to a criminal defense lawyer in […]

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How the Duggar Case Sheds Light on Child Pornography Cases

If you’ve been following the news lately, you’ve likely heard that Josh Duggar, the eldest of the children from TLC’s television show “19 Kids and Counting”, has been convicted of knowing receipt and possession of child pornography by a federal court. This conviction has created many questions for those who are afraid of child pornography […]

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Can You Be Tried for Multiple Sex Crimes at One Time?

Accusations can sometimes snowball with multiple people accusing you of the same crime, but all occurring at different times. Not only is this jarring, to say the least, especially when you are being wrongfully accused, but you may get wrapped up in multiple trials for months and years to come. In this brief article, we […]

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What Does It Mean to Distribute Child Pornography?

Crimes involving children, especially charges involving child pornography, are very serious. But, you might be wondering, in the instance of child pornography, is it worse to consume it vs. distribute it? In this brief article, a child pornography attorney in Tampa with our team at The Rickman Law Firm shares what you need to know […]

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Case Results

DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

The Defendant was stopped by officers for making an illegal u-turn and violation of right away. The Defendant’s blood alcohol level was .220. The Defense provided the state with evidence showing that the officers violated
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Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dropped

After a traffic stop, the Defendant was searched and a controlled substance was found in her vehicle. After showing the State that the Defendant had a prescription for the substance, the State agreed to drop
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NO CONVICTION FOR FELONY BURGLARY OF AN UNOCCUPIED STRUCTURE CHARGE

The Client was arrested for Felony Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure. After successfully resolving cases in both Polk and Pasco County for similar charges, Attorney Anthony Rickman was able to resolve this case and the
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