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Robert Laney Hambrick

Robert Hambrick’s Legal Guides

12 total


  • Negotiations in Complex Federal Criminal Cases

    In federal court cases negotiations are not admissable to prove or disprove factual questions arising in the case. This is true in civil as well as criminal cases though the Federal Rules of Evidence appear to only take the civil cases into account. It should be noted however tha...

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  • HOW TO OBTAIN A PARDON OR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY IN TAMPA BAY & PINELLAS FLORIDA

    The requirements for obtaining a pardon or 'executive clemency' in Florida have changed. Here are the new requirements: For Pardons, Firearm Authority, and Commutations: Waiver of the 10-year waiting period for pardon applications and the 8- year waiting period for firearm author...

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  • HOW TO DISMISS CRIMINAL CHARGES WHERE FACTS ARE NOT IN DISPUTE IN CLEARWATER PINELLAS TAMPA FLORIDA

    Where the facts are undisputed by both the State of Florida and the Defense and the facts relied upon by the State are not sufficient, the Defense may file a Motion to Dismiss the criminal charges with the Court. In the motion to dismiss the Defense will give all of the facts of ...

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  • FINDING THE BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER IN CLEARWATER FLORIDA

    Finding the best attorney to defend your rights is not always easy. Here are the qualities I would look for in an attorney. First, look at how much experience the attorney has. You want to find an experienced crime lawyer who has had many criminal trials, an excellent advocate wh...

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  • HOW TO DISMISS CRIMINAL CHARGES THRU PRETRIAL INTERVENTION IN CLEARWATER PINELLAS COUNTY

    When evaluating the facts and circumstances of a new case I first look to see if there is any way to have the charges dismissed. One way to have felony or misdemeanor criminal charges dismissed is thru the Pretrial Intervention Program. The following criteria must be met for charges to be dismissed.

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  • GETTING FELONY CHARGES REDUCED OR DISMISSED REQUIRES HARD WORK & EFFECTIVE REPRESENTATION

    1. Demand Discovery from the prosecution.2. Demand that Law Enforcement Prosecutors reduce or drop unproven criminal charges early in the process.3. Immediately initiate Defense Investigations to establish your innocence.4. Immediately file relevant Evidentiary and Jurisdictiona...

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  • AVOID THE GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE - EXCELLENT TRIAL ATTORNEYS NEVER BORE JUDGE & JURY

    An unwritten rule exists within criminal law - the more important the case, the more likely that the judge will do his or her best to make the attorneys trying the case appear to be doing an excellent job -- and the less important the case the more apt an attorney is to fall on h...

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  • DRUG SENTENCING CORRUPTS PROSECUTORS IN TAMPA BAY & ST. PETERSBURG CLEARWATER PINELLAS COUNTY

    A Minimum mandatory sentences not only destroy those who are sentenced but corrupt those who must determine when they will be applied. Because legislatures have taken the decision-making process away from federal and state judges, the decisions have been left to prosecutors or th...

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  • STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING BOND & BAIL IN TAMPA BAY COURTS, CLEARWATER and PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDAT

    The purpose of a bond is to allow a Defendant to place money or property at risk in lieu of being imprisoned pending the resolution of his case. Upon release the Defendant must abide by any restrictions placed upon him by the presiding magistrate or judge. A court can sometimes i...

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  • SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENTS IN TAMPA, CLEARWATER and PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA

    Because our Constitution does not allow unreasonable searches, one might think that a search warrant is always required to search someone's home or vehicle, but over the years courts and legislatures have carved many exceptions to the general rule. There are specific factual sit...

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