The 'Stand Your Ground Law' is a very controversial law that has come into the spotlight in recent years. In many states, the law allows people to stand their ground and use deadly force as a means of self protection.
The Stand Your Ground Law In Florida
Florida was the first state in America to pass a stand-your-ground law 12 years ago and since, 34 other states have followed in their tracks.... […]
Failure To Appear In Court Warrants
Have a warrant for failure to appear?
When a failure to appear has been issued by a Florida court, the person who failed to appear should contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately so a motion to recall the warrant/capias can be filed.
Failure to appear warrants or capiases are issued by Florida judges when a person does not appear in court for a heari... […]
Making the choice to go to trial or plead guilty in a criminal case is up to the accused. But with proper guidance and information, the accused can make a better decision when they rely on an experienced criminal defense lawyer like Andrew D Stine.
On January 24, 2017, a Palm Beach County jury picked by Andrew D Stine came back with a not guilty verdict in an aggravated battery with a deadl... […]
Should a person accused of a crime go down to the sheriff station and give a statement to law enforcement?
The guiding principle as to whether or not one accused of a crime should ‘ever’ talk to the police is embodied in the United States and the Florida Constitutions.
The answer is simply: NO!
Do Yourself a Favor and Hire an Attorney Before You Speak
As a criminal defense lawyer, ... […]
Driving under the influence of prescription drugs is a major problem in Florida, according to Florida Law Enforcement Officials. Florida law enforcement officials have been cracking down on drivers suspected to be ‘impaired’ by prescription drugs.
The DUI Law in Florida
Florida law is very clear on the issue of prescription drug ‘impairment’ and operation of a motor vehicle.
The law ... […]
Recent arrests of Anonymous protestors for trespassing were completely politically motivated says Andrew Stine West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney.
On May 20, 2016 the West Palm Beach Police Department arrested many “protesters”, belonging to a group called Anonymous, for “trespassing,” reports West Palm Beach defense attorney Andrew Stine. The protestors were calling for the arre... […]