Over 100 Not Guilty Verdicts At Trial | Over 2,000 Dismissals
* Statistics Verified by County Clerk of Court Documents
Technology breeds more and more statutes that make the sending of certain information illegal. For example, an adult sends a sexually explicit image, with identifying information with the purpose of causing emotional distress to another person. The mere depiction of a person engaging in sexual conduct involving the above could get a person arrested by the police. Florida Statutes 784.049(3) …Read More
A 2017 survey commissioned by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) reported that nearly all employers (96%) conduct a background check during the hiring process. For those with a criminal record, this is an intimidating statistic. It can also raise questions about how to accurately report your criminal history on a job application, and what employers are allowed …Read More
The 3 types of Police-Citizen Encounters in Florida In Florida we have compartmentalized three types of encounters citizens have with police. The three types of encounters are Consensual – Consensual encounters of law enforcement officers and citizens involves consent. In other words, the officer “asks” if the citizen will stop and talk or the officer “asks” if they can see your drivers …Read More
“How do I know if I have a record? I got arrested once and they dropped the case so I don’t have a record . . . right?” Answer: WRONG. The only way to truly know whether YOU have a record is to contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement through the Federal Crime Information Center (run by the FBI …Read More
Attorney Don Pumphrey, Jr. is a former prosecutor, former law enforcement officer, and a successful and experienced criminal defense attorney. Don has achieved over 100 not guilty verdicts at trial and over 2,000 dismissals.
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