What do I do if I am falsely accused of a crime?

Speak to Attorney to get advice on your case ASAP.

If I am not under arrest, do I have to answer a police officer`s questions?

You always have a right to remain silent under 5th amendment of the constitution.

What is a Miranda warning?

Miranda is warning law enforcement gives prior to you being in custody or detained. It states that “you have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against in you in court of law.”

Is there any possibility of cleaning up my criminal record?

If you are eligible, you can seek to have your record sealed or expunged.

Is Possession of Marijuana illegal in the State of Florida?

Yes, even though the Florida added a constitutional amendment, possessing any amount of Marijuana is illegal in the State of Florida without a valid prescription.

Can I be convicted of Perjury by saying “I don’t remember” or “I don’t know”?

If you answer under oath at a deposition of trial and state that you don’t remember or don’t know, but it can be proven that you actually did know or actually did remember, then that is perjury.

What is Double Jeopardy?

Double Jeopardy means that you can’t be tried for the same crime twice. It doesn’t prevent civil proceedings though, and it does allow for different crimes from the same incident in some cases.