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How Can I Fight a False Murder Charge?

Facing a false murder charge can be a distressing experience, one reason being that murder convictions can result in devastatingly severe, life-altering consequences.  At The Rickman Law Firm, our expert Tampa murder defense lawyers we can help defend individuals facing unjust and false murder charges. We will work hard to protect your rights and fight […]...

Can Lack of Intent Potentially Reduce My Homicide Charge?

When it comes to legal matters in Florida, few charges carry as much weight as homicide. Being accused of taking another person’s life can potentially result in devastating consequences, including lengthy prison sentences and even life sentences.  However, not all homicide cases are the same. One crucial factor that can significantly impact the severity of […]...

Robbery with a Deadly Weapon: Legal Defenses and Consequences in Tampa

Being convicted of a robbery can result in unwanted consequences, from fines to prison sentences. However, when there is a deadly weapon involved, the chances of a heightened charge degree increase exponentially.  If you are being investigated for a robbery with a deadly weapon charge, you should immediately contact one of the highly experienced Tampa […]...

The Importance of a Local Attorney For Your Tampa Criminal Defense Case

When facing criminal charges, having a dedicated Tampa criminal defense lawyer by your side is extremely important. At Rickman Law Firm, we understand the significance of local representation for your criminal defense cases, and how a local attorney can help to secure the most favorable outcome for your case.  1. In-depth knowledge of Local Legal […]...

Understanding Your Miranda Rights

Miranda rights were established to protect individuals in police custody. Famously articulated in the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, they ensure that individuals understand their fundamental rights when being interrogated by law enforcement.  As the leading Tampa criminal defense attorneys with The Rickman Law Firm, we firmly believe that understanding these rights […]...

What Are Some of the Most Common Criminal Charges?

At The Rickman Law Firm we have experience in various case types. From violent crimes to property crimes, we have combined decades of experience as the top criminal attorneys in Tampa. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, these types of crimes were among the most prevalent in 2021: Larceny Larceny, more commonly known […]...

What Is A Telephonic Sting Operation?

During sex crimes investigations, the tactics used by law enforcement agencies continue to evolve with advancements in technology. One tactic is the telephonic sting operation, an evidence-gathering method employed by authorities to catch individuals suspected of engaging in illegal sexual activities.  As the top criminal attorneys in Tampa, we understand how law enforcement can use […]...

What Factors Can Elevate Battery Charges to Aggravated Battery?

Battery charges are serious offenses in the state of Florida, but when certain factors are present, they can escalate to aggravated battery charges, leading to even harsher penalties. In Florida, aggravated battery is a felony offense, and conviction can result in severe consequences, including lengthy prison sentences and significant fines.  As the best battery defense […]...

What Are The Penalties for Battery on Law Enforcement in Tampa?

Law enforcement personnel are specifically protected under Florida law. Any act of violence or aggression towards these officers is taken very seriously by the legal system. Battery on law enforcement officers is a severe offense, and a conviction of battery on law enforcement can result in life-altering consequences.  If you or a loved one are […]...

What Are the Best Defense Strategies For a Homicide Charge?

Facing a homicide charge is an incredibly serious matter with severe consequences. Whether it’s manslaughter, murder, or other related charges, the stakes are high, and the legal process can be daunting. However, with the right defense strategies and legal representation from one of the leading homicide defense lawyers in Tampa with The Rickman Law Firm, […]...

Case Results

FELONY BATTERY ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CHARGE REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR AND DISMISSED UPON COMPLETION OF DIVERSON PROGRAM

The Client was arrested for Felony Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer after an incident that occurred at a bar in Tampa. Attorney Anthony Rickman presented information to the State and convinced the State to...
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INVESTIGATION FOR SEXUAL BATTERY ALLEGATIONS CLOSED PRIOR TO ANY ARREST OR CHARGES MADE BY THE STATE

The Client was accused of Sexual Battery and was under investigation by the police. Attorney Anthony Rickman immediately contacted detectives and presented evidence that the alleged victim has a history of making false allegations and...
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Grand Theft Dropped

The Defendant was charged with grand theft for stealing a wallet from a person at the casino. The State agreed to drop the grand theft after the Defense showed them numerous problems within the case....
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