Extradition to Tampa, Hillsborough County for Violation of Probation

Individuals can be arrested while out of the state of Florida on a warrant issued within the State of Florida. In many of those case, the person sits in jail while they wait for Florida to send a bus to pick them up and take them back to the county that issued the warrant.

Often individuals sit in jail for 30-90 days while waiting to be extradited. In many of these cases, a criminal defense attorney might be able to convince the judge that issued the warrant in Florida to lift the warrant so the individual can travel back to Florida voluntarily and avoid the expense and inconvenience of extradition. This often benefits both the individual being detained and the State of Florida.

Call 813-250-0500 to talk with an experienced attorney about possible ways to avoid extradition or resolve a case in Florida.

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Having an individual extradited to Florida is extremely time consuming and expensive. The State of Florida will charge those costs to the individual when they attempt to resolve their case.  The costs of extradition can be added as a criminal sanction as a "cost of prosecution."

In many of theses cases, an experienced attorney can save the client the costs of extradition. In the event that the extradition cannot be avoided, the criminal defense attorneys at the Sammis Law Firm can help you resolve the underlying case on the most favorable terms possible.

If you or a loved one is awaiting extradition on a felony warrant out of Florida, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss your case. In many of these older cases for violation of probation, especially when the individual can prove competent and substantial evidence that they have turned their life around, then the court is much more likely to allow the individual to avoid going to jail or prison on the charges.

If you would like more information about Florida extradition laws after a violation of probation, then contact an attorney at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss possible ways that you can defend yourself against this charge.

Call 813-250-0500 today to talk with an attorney about the particular facts of your case.

This article was last updated on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How long does Fl. have to extradite an individual back to Fl. or is there NO time limit? Once the individual is arrested on the warrant out of Fl. how long can Fl. leave them sit waiting to be extradited back to Fl. before Fl. looses their right to extradite?