If you have walked by a TV or glanced slightly at the internet, you know that the grand jury in Missouri has decided to file a no true bill (not indict) Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. Likewise, if you have glanced at the TV or internet, you will get a wide swath of…

To begin with, traveling can always be a stressful situation.  Everyone deals with the stresses of flying differently, but this Boston man went a little too far.  While the laws in Florida are certainly not identical to those of Massachusetts (i.e. we don’t have a charge of mayhem), attempted murder seems like it may be…

A Volusia County woman was indicted with first-degree murder after she was accused of killing her neighbor.  This stranger than fiction story details how she chopped up her neighbor and attempted to dispose of the body by putting parts in the oven and boiling others in pots on the stove. “A grand jury in Florida…

Many people wonder how long of a prison sentence someone will have to serve in the State of Florida.  Typically, a person will serve 85% of their sentence if they earn all of their “good and gain time.”  However, if someone has been sentenced to life in prison, they will serve life in prison. Parole…

At Greater Tampa Law, P.L., we are very appreciative of all those who have served in the military.  Today is a great day to reach out to someone who was in the military and thank them for their service. We hope everyone has a happy and safe Veteran’s Day.

As a follow up to one of our previous posts, announcing that attorney Brett Szematowicz of Greater Tampa Law was recognized as one of the Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Central Florida, the official plaque arrived today. If you or a loved one has been charged with a DUI, contact Greater Tampa Law. (813) 444-2244…

This crazy story out of New Jersey includes a dash cam video of a roadblock that was set up in the middle of the interstate.  If this ever happens to you, never stop and get out of the situation as soon as possible. WATCH: Creepy roadblock pops up on the New Jersey Turnpike 10 News…

At Greater Tampa Law, P.L., we aren’t stating whether the medical marijuana amendment, which was defeated yesterday, was a good or bad idea.  There are a number of valid arguments on both sides of the coin.  Today’s blog post includes an argument from a Dr. Jonathan Daitch, a board certified interventional pain physician and a board…

Good morning everyone, Voting is an essential part of democracy.  Today, in the Greater Tampa area (and the rest of Florida), voting is underway for a number of positions and amendments, including governor, attorney general, and local offices.  The amendments include ballot initiatives on resource allocation towards wetlands conservation, medical marijuana, and gubernatorial appointment of…

Some strange news happened coming out of Pennsylvania.  A Jacksonville man going to college out of state may have taken the trick-or-treating a little far.  If this were Florida, he would have been accused of burglary and criminal mischief for breaking into a home, stealing a man’s leftovers, and dumping them into his “man purse.”…

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