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Misdemeanor and Felony Case Results. St. Petersburg FL

Many of our potential clients are interested in learning more about the recent results we have achieved for our clients charged with DUI, Domestic Violence, Drug Crimes, Juvenile Offenses, or other misdemeanor and felony offenses in the state of Florida.

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Other Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Cases

Traffic: Reckless Driving Reduced to Speeding Ticket

  • County: Pinellas
  • Facts: Client was charged criminally with reckless driving after an undercover officer observed him driving aggressively and speeding. Client denied any reckless driving.
  • Outcome: The Morris Law Firm set the matter for trial, and on the morning of trial the State Attorney reduced the charges to a speeding ticket that is a civil infraction as opposed to a criminal charge.

Driver License Suspension: License Reinstated

  • County: Pinellas
  • Facts: Client received a citation for Driving While License Suspended Without Knowledge. Client appeared at the clerk’s office and paid the citation. When he did so, he unknowingly received a conviction for DWLSR. The Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles issued an Order of License Revocation, notifying client his driving privileges were revoked for a period of five years.
  • Outcome: Client hired the Morris Law Firm. The Morris Law Firm filed a Motion to Withdraw Plea and Set Aside Judgment and Sentence which was granted that same day by the Court. The client’s conviction for DWLSR was withdrawn resulting in the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles vacating his five year driver license suspension and reinstating client’s driver license.

Felony Fleeing & Eluding: No Information (not prosecuted)

  • County: Pinellas
  • Facts: Client, a twenty year City of St. Petersburg employee with no prior criminal record, was arrested by St. Petersburg Police for fleeing police after a suspected drug deal. Client was adamant it was a case of mistaken identity and it was not him who had fled police.
  • Outcome: Client hired the Morris Law Firm. The Morris Law Firm was successful in establishing an alibi for client and convincing the prosecutor not to file any criminal charges against the client.

False Report of a Crime: Nolle Prosequi (dismissed)

  • County: Pinellas
  • Facts: Client was involved in a minor single vehicle accident while on his motorcycle. At his girlfriend’s insistence he reported the incident to police. He had damage to his motorcycle consistent with laying it down while attempting to make a turn. Police did not believe him and arrested him for Filing a False Police Report as well as Resisting Arrest without Violence.
  • Outcome: Client hired attorney from the Morris Law Firm. The Morris Law Firm set the case for trial and listed several defense witnesses on client’s behalf. The day before the scheduled trial the state filed a dismissal (Nolle Prosse) of client’s charges.