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If you ask 10 people to define impairment you will probably get answers such as slurred speech, stumbling, falling, glassy eyes, swaying, loss of balance, tipping over, etc.

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Just what is reckless driving? Certainly it can be deemed as subjective as it is a certain behavior behind the wheel of an automobile or on a motorcycle.

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I get this question often and just this week I was in court for on a Claim for Damages. There are two ways in which a landlord can recover against the tenant for damages. If the landlord is holding a security deposit then they may send the tenant a Notice of Claim to the Security Deposit and/or File a Damages ...

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A few years ago both the Thirteenth Circuit (Hillsborough County) and the Sixth Circuit (Pinellas and Pasco Counties) set up what is generically called Veterans Courts. These Courts were set up to assist Military Veterans and active duty personnel who had found themselves arrested for the first time. In the Thirteenth Circuit, the programs official name is the Hillsborough County ...

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In basic terms it is an electrical device, which is attached to your vehicle’s ignition. When a driver wishes to start their car up they must first provide a breath sample into the device. If the breath sample shows a breath alcohol content (BAC) level above 0.025 the vehicle will not start. A judge may order/require a threshold lower than ...

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I am always asked how does one figure out whether they are too intoxicated to drive? My answer has always been the same whether it was when I was in law enforcement, or as a prosecutor or now as a defense attorney, don’t take a chance, don’t drink and drive! Take a cab, Uber or Lyft, or use a designated ...

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This blog will discuss what happens when you find yourself on probation for a crime you have committed and you have been either arrested on a warrant for a probation violation or have received notice to appear in court for a probation violation.

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You may have heard the term “repeat felony offender” however most people may not know exactly what the term means or how that specific classification can have a significant effect on sentencing.

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For the past few years, a new drug has taken root in our communities. It is cheaper than marijuana and has at times been sold in the corner store. It is called SPICE or synthetic marijuana.

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