Clearwater Out of State Criminal Defense Lawyer
Tourists, business travelers and college students in the Tampa Bay area may celebrate and have too much to drink or take drugs and be arrested at a hotel, bar, mall or baseball game for DUI or drug possession. Or, you may be charged with such offenses as theft, license suspension, disorderly conduct or domestic violence.
Call The Law Offices of Thomas G. Tripp in Clearwater and St. Petersburg, Florida, at 727-544-8819 or submit the online form on this website to schedule an appointment at no charge, to review the facts of your case, discuss your options under the law, and answer any questions you may have. I look forward to assisting you and will provide the individual attention and personalized service that you deserve.
In these circumstances, you or your loved one need to have an attorney who is here locally to represent you without having to make a court appearance in Florida. This of course depends on the seriousness of the charges. It is important to have a local attorney that knows the local court system rules and procedures, and who can advocate for them.
St. Petersburg Out of State DUI Attorney
Based on my familiarity with the local system I can advise you as to how your judge handles your kind of case and the usual time frame and outcome for your particular type of charge. Depending on your case we can file a waiver of your appearance and I will make all of your appearances for you so you will not have to take off work or make arrangements to travel back to Florida to appear in court. We may have you execute a plea en absentia as a way of resolving your case. If the court requires you to complete a period of probation you may be able to do that from your home state of residence. Depending on the level of your case there may be only a monetary fine imposed.
Contact my law firm at 727-544-8819 or fill out the online form on this website for a free, no pressure, initial case consultation from a trusted and respected criminal defense lawyer. I will review your case and your options with their respective benefits and drawbacks, and any alternatives to the legal process that you may have.