Ninety (90) Day Florida Driver's License Suspension for 18 points within 18 months

Suspended License Clearwater, Pinellas County

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The Florida DHSMV will not impose the suspension (if it has not already become effective) or will immediately lift the suspension (if it has already become effective) upon receiving a copy of the order that vacates the conviction. If your Florida driver's license is about to be suspended for excessive points, contact an experienced post-conviction attorney to discuss filing a motion to vacate one of the underlying offenses in Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County or Pasco County. Click here to find out more information about avoiding a suspension of your driver's license in Florida.

If you have received notice from the Florida DHSMV that your driver's license is about to be suspended because of too many points on your driving record, call 813-250-0500 to discuss your case with an attorney that focuses on helping Florida driver's protect their driver's license.

Polk County Terminates Child Abuse Probation Early, In Part, Due to Sentencing Error

Early Termination of Probation in Florida

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If you are currently serving a felony probationary sentence in Florida and are considering filing a motion to terminate your felony probation early, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your case.

Read here for more information on hiring an attorney for child abuse charges in Bartow, Polk County, FL.

Felony Charge of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon in Tampa, Hilsborough County, FL

Case Results in Aggravated Battery Case with a Deadly Weapon in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

Women can be the victims of false claims of domestic violence. These false claims are often motivated by a desire to control a situation improperly, or gain an advantage in a future child custody or child support hearing. These claims are particular difficult to defend because the alleged victim may go to extraordinary lengths to actively encourage the prosecution and may offer false testimony in an attempt to convict an innocent person of a crime they did not commit. Continue reading if you would like to see more information about a recent case result we obtained in a Tampa Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon Case prosecuted in Hillsborough County, FL.



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Ms. Sammis, a Tampa criminal defense attorney, represents both men and women charged with domestic violence, including aggravated battery in Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County and Pasco County. Women can be particularly vulnerable to false claims of domestic violence, which can have a huge impact in future child custody cases.

If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, it is important to speak with an attorney immediately about protecting your rights and securing evidence that might otherwise be lost with the passage of time. If you have been arrested for domestic battery, aggravated battery or aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, contact an experienced Tampa Domestic Violence Attorney at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss your case today at 813-250-0500.

New Plant City Courthouse Construction to Begin This Summer

Misdemeanor Criminal Cases in Plant City, Florida


Construction of the new Plant City Courthouse may begin as early as July of 2009. Many lawyers practicing criminal defense in Plant City, Florida, expect the newly constructed courthouse to help revitalize the area and stimulate additional office development nearby.

The new two story courthouse may open as early as the summer of 2011. The new courthouse will be constructed in the grassy parking lot area across the street from the current Plant City Courthouse located at 302 North Michigan Avenue.

The current plans for the new courthouse include four courtrooms and will be more than 60,000 square feet which could provide enough room for misdemeanor and felony jury trials. Felony cases are currently transferred from Plant City to the Tampa Courthouse because of a lack of holding facilities. It is still unclear whether any additional cases will be transferred to the Plant City Courthouse after construction is complete.

At the moment, the only criminal cases heard at the Plant City Courthouse are for misdemeanor offenses such as DUI, driving on a suspended license, racing, reckless driving, suspended license charges, violation of probation, domestic violence, assault and battery, trespass, petit theft
shoplifting, and possession of marijuana.

If you have been arrested for any misdemeanor criminal offense in Hillsborough County, contact a criminal defense attorney for Plant City to discuss your case today.

At the Sammis Law Firm, we represent individuals charged with misdemeanor offenses in Plant City, Florida, including violation of probation, DUI, shoplifting, petit theft, driving while license suspended or revoked, reckless driving, and domestic violence battery.


Tampa Domestic Violence Attorney

If you have been arrested for a Domestic Violence crime in Florida, you are charged with a very serious offense. A conviction will cause a life time ban of your right to carry a firearm. Even if you enter a plea of "no contest" and adjudication is withheld, you will not be eligible to have your record sealed. If you need an experienced Tampa Domestic Violence Attorney contact the Sammis Law Firm to speak with an attorney about your case. We handle Domestic Battery and Domestic Violence cases throughout the Tampa Bay Area including Hillsborough County, Polk County, Pinellas County, Pasco County, Manatee County, and Sarasota County.

Under a federal statute known as the Lautenberg Act, it is a crime for any person who has ever been convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to possess a firearm. See 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(9). The Lautenberg Law was enacted by Congress in 1996. Violation of this statute is a federal offense that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in federal prison. See 18 U.S.C. Section 924(a)(2). Under these federal criminal provisions, any conviction for domestic violence, domestic battery, domestic assault, or any similar charge makes it illegal to possess, own, buy, or sell a firearm.

Many people who enter a plea to a domestic violence charge, even a misdemeanor, are not aware that they are losing this important civil right. Unfortunately, the federal provisions of the Lautenberg Act provide for a life time ban of your right to possess a firearm.

Similar provisions apply to person who are currently subject to a domestic violence restraining order. Under Florida law, a domestic violence protective order or restraining order will contain a provision that the subject of the order may not possess a firearm. Section 741.30(1)(a), Florida Statute. If the alleged victim in the case alleges that you possess a firearm, the Sheriff's Office will usually send a law enforcement officer to seize the firearm. Additionally, judges usually impose a similar ban on possessing a firearm as a condition of bond for domestic violence charges well before any conviction occurs.

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