Criminal Defense Attorney St. Petersburg

Criminal Defense Attorney St. PetersburgRooth Law Group is a full-service criminal defense law firm located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. The majority of our practice is focused on criminal defense. We understand how stressful and intimidating it can be to go through the criminal justice system. No one should venture through this process without skilled and aggressive legal counsel on their side. Whether you need a St. Petersburg auto accident attorney, a criminal defense attorney, or a personal injury attorney, we will be there to represent your needs.

With a former prosecutor on staff, we have an inside understanding as to how the State Attorney’s Office works and what they consider in deciding whether to reduce or drop a charge. We will work diligently to protect your constitutional rights and minimize the effect the criminal charge has on your life and that of your family. If you have been arrested for a crime in Florida, do not hesitate to contact Rooth Law Group for a free consultation today.

If you have been arrested for a crime in Florida, do not hesitate to contact Rooth Law Group for a free consultation today.

Comprehensive Criminal Defense Practice

Drug Crimes: We routinely represent individuals charged with drug trafficking, sale and delivery, and possession, related to a wide variety of substances including cocaine, marijuana, crystal meth, and prescription pills.

Driving Under the Influence/Boating Under the Influence: We work hard to defend all DUI/BUI charges with the help of a St. Petersburg auto accident attorney, regardless of whether it is your first or fifth.

Traffic Violations: We represent a wide range of traffic infractions, both criminal and civil. These include speeding tickets, careless driving, reckless driving, and driving with a suspended license.

Domestic Violence: Domestic disputes often arise in relationships involving significant bonds – spouses, current or prior partners, or family members. We also represent individuals charged with violating domestic violence injunctions.

Battery/Assault: We represent individuals accused of misdemeanor and felony battery and assault, including battery/assault of a law enforcement officer and other agents.

Violation of Probation/Community Control: We will aggressively work to get you back to the status of your prior sentence or an ever better sentence. We can also represent you in your request for the judge to withdraw the warrant for your arrest.

Sealing and Expungement: We complete the complicated paperwork for you so that you can be rid of your criminal record for good.

Juvenile Offenses: We zealously represent youths charged with juvenile crimes such as underage drinking, vandalism, theft, battery and assault.

Internet Crimes: A relatively new area of law, we keep abreast as to the latest developments and represent individuals charged with improperly manipulating computer data, theft of intellectual property, internet fraud, and more.

Theft Crimes: We handle worthless checks, burglary, robbery, shoplifting, dealing with stolen property, theft, and grand theft charges.

This is by no means an all-inclusive list of the crimes we handle.

If you have been arrested, contact the Rooth Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation: (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.

 


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    • What Happens If I Do Not Complete The PTI Program?
      Description: Completing the PTI diversion program is so important. The benefits of completing the program far out way any result you can get in court. If you do violate try and get back into the diversion program. Completing the diversion program in any Tampa Bay county will result in the dismissal of the charges brought against you.
    • Need a St. Pete Criminal Defense Attorney? Look No Further:
      Description: If you need a lawyer in St. Petersburg then hire a lawyer how knows Pinellas County. Hiring a local attorney to represent you on your local criminal charges is the best way to start your defense team. Our attorneys routinely represent clients in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Manatee counties. By staying local we get the best results for you, the client. Call us today for a free consultation: (727) 797-9600.
    • You Must Directly Assert Right to Remain Silent
      Description: Why choose our criminal defense law firm? Former prosecutor, years of criminal defense experience, and more. If you have been arrested in Florida, contact the Rooth Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation: (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.
    • Is Pretrial Intervention Diversion Program Right for You?
      Description: Pretrial intervention programs, also known as diversion programs, are intended to provide appropriate counseling, education, supervision, and medical and psychological services. A diversion program may or may not be appropriate, depending on your goals and the circumstances of your case. If you are faced with a misdemeanor or felony charge, contact Rooth Law Group for a free consulation to discuss your options today: (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.
    • Avoiding an Arrest Warrant in Pinellas County
      Description: Be sure to follow all court-ordered directions throughout your criminal case to avoid the issuance of a bench warrant. These duties can include attending your pre-trial dates, paying fines due in a timely manner, and completing your assigned community service obligations. If you are unable to attend a pre-trial date or meet any of your obligations, make sure your attorney informs the court in advance of the court date or deadline. If you have a warrant out for your arrest, call Rooth Law Group today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.
    • What to Expect at Booking
      Description: What typically occurs when you are booked into jail or prison? Is the booking process that I (or my husband, wife, son, or daughter) was subject to constitute a typical booking? This article should address those questions and more. Call Rooth Law Group today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.
    • What to Expect in an Arrest
      Description: What typically occurs during an arrest? Did the arrest that took place against me, my husband/wife/son/daughter constitute a typical arrest? This article should address those questions and more. Call Rooth Law Group today for a free consultation about your criminal charges, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.
    • What To Expect In A Police Investigation
      Description: Where you interrogated by a police officer because you were suspected of illegal activity? Do you think the police investigation was improper? This article will explain what is routine procedure when a police officer makes an investigation and what you should be concerned about if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation. If you have been charged with a crime, call Rooth Law Group today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.
    • Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” Law
      Description: Florida judges across the state have been entering conflicting decisions about the scope and limitations of the “Stand Your Ground” law. If you have questions about how the current law may effect your defense, call Rooth Law Group today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.

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