know your rights
Download your FREE Guide to the Florida Criminal Justice System
The United States criminal justice system is VERY COMPLEX. If you’ve been arrested, MISINFORMATION and missteps can lead to a NEGATIVE OUTCOME.
If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a criminal offense in Florida, this guide can help you understand the basics of HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS.
our free guide covers the most frequently asked questions about the criminal justice system:
I'm being arrested! What are my rights?
Information about defendants' rights during and after an arrest in Florida, what to say/not say, and what to do/not do.
What happens during and after an arrest?
Key information to help you if you are arrested in Florida and how the process works.
what happens after i am released?
What are my rights after I have been released? What if my car has been impounded or seized? What do I do next?
Should i get an attorney?
Should I go with a public defender or private attorney? What is the difference?
I think I Have A Warrant, what do i do?
What do do if you suspect that you have an arrest warrant or that the police are looking to speak to you.
HOW DO I AVOID POTENTIAL JAIL TIME?
Important tips on how to possibly avoid jail or reduce your sentence.
know Your Rights
What to do if you are stopped by the police, what to do if a police officer knocks on your door, and the 12 most common reasons a police officer may approach you on the street or pull you over.
We Don't Just Get You Out, We Get You Help
We have services throughout Pinellas county that could potentially reduce your sentence or keep you out of jail. If you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol, drugs, or mental illness we can refer you to programs & services that can help you to show the courts that you are being proactive in your recovery.