Criminal Defense Blog
Thoughts and Commentary on Important Issues in the Practice of Criminal Defense Law
Criminal law is a complex topic, especially when you’re considering your options as the defendant in a criminal case. Many legal terms are similar or even interchangeable, and it’s crucial to consider the consequences of every possible verdict. One question that...
You’ve been arrested on federal charges—what now? Unless you plan on staying in custody, you (and your attorney) must be familiar with the federal bail process to plan out your next steps. What You Can Expect at Your First Hearing After you’ve been arrested, you’ll be...
The concept of probable cause is an important part of the law, protecting people from unlawful search, seizure, and arrest. It requires that police officers have a legitimate legal reason to search property, seize property, or arrest an individual. It is an...
When you (or a loved one) has been arrested, the first thing you’ll want to know is, how quickly you can get out of jail. In some instances, an accused may be released on their own recognizance - without having to pay any money. Others will need to pay a fee or...
Many legal terms have made their way into the public lexicon, but perhaps nothing is more widely known than the "Miranda” warning. Anyone who’s ever seen a crime drama knows what to expect before an arrest: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can...
Being on probation or supervised release is a major responsibility, and stepping out of line for even a moment can have serious consequences. While you may know about some of the more grievous probation violations that put you at risk of jail time, there are many...
There’s a lot to think about when you’re facing criminal charges, and it doesn’t help that specific legal terms are often used interchangeably by those outside the system. If you want to know what to expect in court and what type of consequences you could be facing,...
Offshore bank accounts provide a number of benefits, offering ways to boost your financial privacy and protect your assets. However, without careful help and planning, it is easy to run afoul of tax laws and reporting requirements. Avoid these common mistakes to steer...
Although the terms “assault” and “battery” are often used interchangeably in casual settings, they have specific legal definitions and have very different penalties. While some jurisdictions combine assault and battery into a single crime, Florida recognizes them as...
Most often when we hear the term RICO, we think of Tony Soprano from the hit HBO series, or we may think of well-known crime boss John Gotti. Both faced RICO charges after long investigations by the federal government. But, RICO is a crime that encompasses much more...
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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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