Criminal Defense Blog
Thoughts and Commentary on Important Issues in the Practice of Criminal Defense Law
Believe it or not, criminals have different names depending on how they participated in a crime. The legal term for this is criminal actors, and different criminal actors may also experience different levels of culpability in a criminal case. There are many different...
The Sixth Amendment of the Constitution guarantees the right to a trial by jury in criminal cases. Juries, then, are selected in a process known as “voir dire,” in which a group of both judges and attorneys determine a prospective juror’s competence and suitability...
You’re likely familiar with that old adage about the truth setting you free. When you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, however, there can be obstacles to getting the truth out at trial. One of them is ‘hearsay’. In this blog, we’ll explain the legal concept of...
Wire fraud is a white-collar crime that occurs when someone uses interstate electronic communications to make false promises or representations with the intent to defraud another party. In this case, electronic communications consists of those made over the Internet,...
There will be nothing more difficult than either being found guilty at trial or pleading guilty and having to go to jail. Even if you do accept responsibility for your crime, it is fair to say that no one wants to ever have to serve even one day in jail. But what...
Under the Sixth Amendment to the US Constitution, all criminal defendants have the right to a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of their peers. But just because you have the right to a trial doesn’t necessarily mean that you should use that right or that you...
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...
- Bond & Pretrial Detention Hearings
- Drug Trafficking / Marijuana Growhouses
- Firearms/Weapons Cases
- Health Care Fraud
- Identity Theft
- Internet Sex Crimes / Pornography
- Money Laundering
- Mortgage Fraud
- Pre-Indictment Investigations
- RDAP Appeals
- Securities Fraud
- Subpoena Responses
- Tax Evasion/Tax Fraud
- Treaty Transfer
- Wire Fraud
- White Collar Crimes
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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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