Criminal Defense Blog
Thoughts and Commentary on Important Issues in the Practice of Criminal Defense Law
Elevated heart rate. Racing thoughts. Fidgeting. Chest pain. Dry mouth. Difficulty swallowing. Losing sleep. Whether law enforcement comes to your home at 6 a.m. with a swat team to arrest you on a warrant, or whether you surrender voluntarily, being accused of a...
Dealing with a criminal case is stressful under any circumstances, but the uncertainty that coronavirus brings to the table has certainly amped up the anxiety for many. In today’s blog post, we’re taking a look at the way COVID-19 is impacting cases. We’ll talk about...
The legal term “immunity” refers to situations in which an individual will not be punished for certain instances of breaking the law because this will in some way help achieve a greater good for society. The most common example of immunity occurs when, in a federal or...
Over the years, in representing individuals involved in grand jury proceedings, we’ve found that most people don’t have the clearest understanding of what a grand jury is or how it works. That’s why we decided to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about...
If you’re involved in a federal investigation, then it’s something you should take extremely seriously. Even if you think you did nothing wrong, do not assume you can ignore the situation in hopes of making it go away. Regardless of the reason for your involvement...
After being placed in custody for a crime, everything seems to move fairly quickly. You appear before a magistrate judge, where you are advised of the charges being made against you; your attorney argues for bail (see August blog), and then you need to be arraigned on...
After being placed in custody for a crime, everything seems to move fairly quickly. You appear before a magistrate judge, where you are advised of the charges being brought against you; your attorney argues for bail (see August blog), and then you need to be arraigned...
Credit card fraud is a term used to refer to a broad range of crimes - involving theft or fraud committed while using a credit card, or other similar payment mechanism, as a fraudulent source of funds in a transaction. Generally, the purpose of these crimes is to get...
To an outsider, guilty pleas and no contest pleas often look identical. When it comes to sentencing and conviction, they are treated the same way. However, each option can produce substantially different outcomes, so it’s important to understand how either choice will...
You’ve probably heard of being released on bail, but have you heard of being released on your own recognizance? Read on to find out what this type of release means for you as the defendant. Release on your own recognizance is often shortened to ROR. To understand...
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From offices in Miami, Attorneys Sabrina Puglisi and Dianne Caramés represent clients in federal courts throughout the United States, and in Florida state courts including Dade County, Broward County, and Monroe County. The law firm's focus is on federal and state criminal defense. Attorneys Puglisi and Caramés routinely represent clients in legal matters in county courthouses in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Key West, Florida.
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