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Advocates For The Accused
Since 1993
McIntosh Law Advocates for the accused since 1993

Speak With Our Attorneys –

Phone: 941-306-3230

Sarasota, Florida, Criminal Defense Blog

A look at multiple DUI offenders and the Florida DUI Court

Those who are repeat offenders for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs face heavy fines and possibly months of jail time. To address the problem of repeat offenders, Florida has developed DUI Court—and there is one such program in Sarasota. Who qualifies...

What does Stand Your Ground mean?

Confronting a stranger who has invaded another's personal space may become deadly. If one person feels threatened, Florida's Stand Your Ground law may act as a defense against the action. What exactly does this law mean, and when is it appropriate to use it? Learn...

Can a criminal record be expunged?

Having a criminal record can make life challenging. It may present obstacles to employment, gaining housing or professional licensing. Depending on the details of a criminal record, it may be possible to have the record expunged. How do I know if my record is eligible...

When is doctor shopping a potential crime?

As you undoubtedly know, navigating the American health care system can be disheartening. After all, doctors seem to be busier than ever and often have only a few minutes to spend with each patient. If you do not feel like you are getting the care you deserve, it...

How can you recognize entrapment?

When it comes to drug crimes and other felonies, many officers work close to where they believe a crime occurs. If you find yourself a victim of an officer who pushed you to commit a crime, such as selling or purchasing illicit substances, you may have a claim against...

Can you refuse field sobriety and chemical tests for DUI?

If the police pull you over on suspicion of driving under the influence, they will ask you to submit to field sobriety and chemical tests. In short, you can refuse both, although the consequences are different for each. Refusing a field sobriety test One of the first...

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