How the U.S. Supreme Court’s Latest Search and Seizure Decision Could Affect You

- July 25, 2011

On April 21, 2009, the United States Supreme Court held that the police may search a passenger compartment of a car incident to an occupant’s arrest only if it is reasonable to believe that the arrestee might access the vehicle at the time of the search or that the vehicle contains evidence of the offense of arrest. Arizona v. Gant, 129 S. Ct. 1710 (2009). Contact us today for a free consultation if you have any questions about your search and seizure issue, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


When the Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect You – Consensual Encounters

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A consensual encounter with a law enforcement officer is not considered a stop or search and therefore, is not entitled to Fourth Amendment protection. If you have questions about whether your constitutional rights were violated, call us today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


When Does a “Knock and Talk” Become a Fourth Amendment Violation?

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A “knock and talk” is a legal consensual encounter with a law enforcement official but they can cross the line to become a warrantless search that violates Fourth Amendment rights. Do you think your constitutional rights may have been violated? Call us today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


Florida Marijuana Grow Houses on The Rise

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Law enforcement has made an increased number of marijuana cultivation arrests. The combination of few employment opportunities, a large number of abandoned and foreclosed homes, and the continued demand for marijuana has resulted in a drastic increase in marijuana grow houses. If you’ve been charged with drug trafficking or drug possession in Florida, don’t panic. Get an experience legal defense team on your side right away. Call Rooth Law Group today for a free consultation, (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


Tampa Bay Prescription Pill Abuse A Problem For Legitimate Patients

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A FREE book to answer common questions about your criminal case is available for download at Rooth Law Group’s website. Rooth Law Group are Tampa Bay Area criminal defense attorneys who are committed to the zealous defense of their clients’ legal rights. We offer free consultations at your convenience. Contact us today at (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County and (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County. Continue reading


Arrested for Drug Trafficking! What Happens Next?

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Get your FREE book on Florida Drug Trafficking here! Meet with our experienced drug trafficking attorney and former prosecutor for a FREE consultation today! – (727) 797-9600 – 4399 35th St. N., Suite 322, St. Petersburg, FL 33714 Continue reading