St. Petersburg Notice of Seizure Attorneys
Under the procedures outlined in Sixth Circuit Administrative Order 2016-039, law enforcement agencies in Pinellas County, FL, must provide a notice of seizure form. The form describes the seized property allegedly involved in a violation of the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act, §§ 932.701– 932.7062, Florida Statutes. The procedures used in Pinellas County are outlined in Sixth Circuit Administrative Order 2016-039.
The notice explains your fight to demand an adversarial preliminary hearing to determine whether there is probable cause to believe the property was properly seized. Act quickly, because you only have 15 days to demand the adversarial preliminary hearing.
Notice of Hearing
If your property was seized by a law enforcement officer in Pinellas County, FL, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to find out how to fight for the return of your property. Always be sure to file a demand for an adverse preliminary hearing within 15 days of the seizure.
FORMER STATE PROSECUTOR
Melinda Morris is a former prosecutor and has handled thousands of criminal cases from investigation through sentencing enabling us to identify weaknesses in the State’s case against you.
We never settle for the easiest outcome or the typical result. We know how to negotiate with the State Attorney and we will work to get you the best possible outcome.
TRUSTED & EXPERIENCED
Melinda Morris has practiced criminal law for over 20 years. Our clients trust advice that comes from experience in nearly every type of criminal case.
We will know every client’s story because we will take the time to listen and understand. You will work with your attorney one-on-one at every stage of the process.
You will have the cell phone number of your attorney. Your attorney will directly return your call, email, or text to answer your pressing questions.
SAME DAY REPRESENTATION
The government is wasting no time in trying to prove your guilt, a proactive defense is imperative. Prompt and decisive action from your defense attorney is of critical importance.