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Gearing Up For Florida Law Changes

The one thing that most people must get perfectly clear is that the law is an ever-changing thing. Laws change to suit the times, the new definitions of different aspects of laws and other factors. Being able to address all of those changes and keep ahead of them is the job of the attorney that you hire to represent you, regardless of the nature of the proceedings or which side of the legal fence you are currently on.

A Florida criminal law attorney will guide you through the laws and all of the changes whether you are a plaintiff or defendant in a criminal or civil case. Knowing how many different scenarios there are, it is impossible to give complete advice in this type of forum, but some general tips for finding the right Florida criminal defense attorney for your specific case include:

  • Find an attorney who is centered in your general location. Start your search within your city, town or county. Enter, Valparaiso/attorney into your search box for instance and start narrowing down results from there.
  • Know what your attorney specializes in. Most attorneys focus on one aspect of the law whether that is criminal, civil, bankruptcy, etc. If you are facing a homicide charge, for instance, you would be best served by the Florida criminal defense attorney who has handled a case of that magnitude before, not someone who took the case because his divorce practice was slow.
  • Understand what level your attorney is at. Not all attorneys get to be certified as “expert” by the State Bar Association: in fact, very few Florida attorneys are designated this way. Cobb Law Firm is one of those few.
  • Know which laws have been changed and how those could affect your case. For instance, changes in the DNA database mean it is now a requirement that everyone convicted of certain felonies provide a DNA sample to be added to the database.

Regardless of the alleged crime in question, dealing with the courts and police can be a very devastating time in anyone’s life, and having a good Florida criminal record attorney can make it a little easier to bear by removing at least one stress from your mind.


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