Stephen G. Cobb - Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

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If You Can’t Afford A Criminal Defense Attorney, Ask For Jail Or Prison Time

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys are a dime a dozen. The problem is, they are often so hungry and desperate for business that they cut corners without disclosing that their reduced fees and budget friendly payment plan cases exclude much of the work a criminal defendant might need in order to have charges reduced, dismissed or even have a more favorable sentencing. As the economy gets… Read More

FSS 777 Principal Accessory Solicitation Attempt And Entrapment

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Good morning and welcome to Florida Criminal Law TV’s special look at the Florida statutes. I’m your host, criminal defense attorney Stephen G. Cobb. Today, we are going to look at Florida statute 777 which covers four very important areas of law every criminal defense lawyer should know. First, there is the law of Principals under Florida statute section 777.011. A Principal is anyone person… Read More

FSS 776: Justifiable Use Of Force

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Welcome back to Florida criminal law, your place to learn about Florida’s criminal statutes, case law and latest news. Sherry and I were just going through Florida statute 775 and we could do an entire week long series on this odd statue but we just don’t have the time. So, Sherry, if you would, please release on over and to justifiable use of force. SIJ:… Read More

Ocean City Criminal Defense Attorney

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Recently, a friend of mine asked why there are so many lawyers in the little tiny town of Ocean City, Florida. The answer is very simple: the new Fort Walton Beach courthouse annex is located on Lewis Turner Blvd., – right in the middle of the Ocean City/Wright area. Ocean City, Florida, is one of those small, suburban, municipalities you can easily missed while driving… Read More

Florida Criminal Defense Attorney Near Me?

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. When you have a quarter of a century defending people in criminal cases, you have a reservoir of experience that never leaves you at the mercy of someone’s crackpot theory of the day. So, it is with great amusement mixed with head shaking sadness that I share with you something I learned recently about Internet searches for criminal defense lawyers. When someone is looking for… Read More

Do Florida Criminal Defense Legal Group Criminal Defense Attorneys Have A Lot Of Legal Experience?

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. The criminal defense attorneys at Florida Criminal Defense Legal Group absolutely have a lot of legal experience. In fact, it is absolutely required that any lawyer who works on our criminal cases has a minimum of ten years of experience in criminal law. We give priority to people who have never been a former prosecutor. Many people have probably seen advertisements or blog posts on… Read More

Will Florida Criminal Defense Legal Group Offer Payment Plans?

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Whether or not a payment plan will be offered is the number one question that lawyers in this particular field of law are asked. While the team at Florida Defense Legal Group totally understands that money does not grow on trees, it is true that high-quality, good criminal defense lawyers will want a full fee upfront. This is something that the client is actually best… Read More

Do I Need A Complete Criminal Defense Legal Team For A Misdemeanor?

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Whether or not someone needs a complete criminal defense legal team for a misdemeanor is a question that reminds me of a common companion question, which is whether or not someone really needs a lawyer at all. The answer to the second question is simply this: if someone runs the risk of going to jail by attempting to handle their case on their own, then… Read More

How Does Florida Criminal Defense Legal Group, PLLC Work Compared To Other Criminal Defense Law Firms?

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. The Florida Criminal Defense Legal Group, PLLC—unlike other criminal defense law firms—assigns a minimum of two lawyers and one staff member to all criminal defense cases. Additionally, if testimony prior to trial is needed, then a court reporter will be added to the team, as well as a process server who will deliver subpoenas for pre-trial depositions. Take a moment and imagine what it must… Read More

If I Hire A Legal Team Instead Of A Single Lawyer To Defend My Criminal Case, Will The Legal Fee Be Much Higher?

Disclaimer: This article is in response to questions frequently asked of Mr. Cobb and is an unedited dictation transcript. Just like talk to text on your smartphone, there may be misspelled words or sentence fragments. Hiring a legal team to defend a criminal case actually costs less than hiring a single lawyer, but legal fees and costs should be clearly explained by the lawyer during the initial consultation. Hiring a legal team costs less for the same reason that an automobile would cost less if it were mass produced as opposed to being built one at a time by a… Read More