Criminal Case Results

DUI; Possession of Cannabis; Driving while License Suspended/Revoked; Violation of Traffic Control Device
DUI reduced to reckless driving withhold, no DL suspension per FTOP program.
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Probation Modification
The Umansky Law Firm recently won a case in which we sought a modification to our client’s probation order. We requested the deletion of an unnecessary requirement that our client must participate in a two-year-long drug treatment program. This case emphasizes the importance of hiring an experienced attorney when filing appeals and post-conviction modifications. State v. 2009-CF-012432-A-O Our client had become addicted to hydrocodone following an accident and began writing himself prescriptions. The State of Florida charged him with four counts of...
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Two counts of battery (domestic violence)
State stipulated to DUI with BAC below .15 after client was kicked out of CDP program. Adjudication withheld on speeding ticket, DL ticket dismissed.
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Possession of Alcohol By Person Under 21
Client was not US citizen. We were able to get charge amended to 1st DUI. Client received first time DUI penalties.
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Petit Theft
Client pled No Contest to NVDL - w/h, $100F, CC I had the client's TR infraction merged and dismissed. Client was going to make full payment to clerk of court today. She seemed very relieved and happy. Already left her a text asking for a review in Spanish.
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Represented petitioner
Represented petitioner. Boyfriend was stalking client after they broke up and put tracking device on car and kept appearing wherever client was all over the state of florida. Judge Blackwell wouldn't accept inference that respondent was responsible for the tracking device (i.e. no fingerprints) and didn't consider other stalking behavoir sufficient to create a fear. client rejected proposed resolution of 6 month injunction before hearing.
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Convinced client to do bench plea, received ag + 30 days jail with credit for 21 days time served (state wanted 364 days jail).
Convinced client to do bench plea, received ag + 30 days jail with credit for 21 days time served (state wanted 364 days jail).
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client decided to plea
client decided to plea. ag + 1 year probation 50 acs (can buy out all or portion of it at $10/hr) + anger management class, no contact with victims. No restitution (as no victim communication). May apply for early term at 1/2 although state isn't agreeing to early term in advance.
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client provided proof that he’d finished the drug eval and classes
client provided proof that he'd finished the drug eval and classes. State saw it via TV screen. Court dismissed VOP and terminated probation on State's recommendation.
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Client was out of the hospital and made it to court for the plea
Client was out of the hospital and made it to court for the plea. Had ten days jail with credit for 2 days time served. Plea was essentially 2xDUI mins . 5 yr DL suspension, no acs hours (got the State to delete them) fine, 30 day impound (but no car) COI, cost of prosecution, DUICAS (level 2), VIP, no alcohol, random urinalysis and breath.
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