arrested

  • The ABCs of an ARREST

    First, don’t panic. I know this is far easier to say than do but it is very important that you try and stay calm, cool, and collected. As a result of being detained or arrested you will be asked by the police many important questions or told of the procedures surrounding your arrests. If you are not paying close attention and staying focused you will not understand what is happening which will make the process worse, more frightening, and…

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  • No two cases are the same.

    Often times a client or potential new client will compare the facts of their case with a friend’s case or a case in the news. The client will say their friend had the exact same charge and got this result and they want the same result or a better result. I always tell them, “No two cases are the same!”

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  • Arrested Development, Part 3: Can you erase your criminal record?

    EXPUNGE is when the criminal record is destroyed. If the Court grants a Petition to Expunge, the State Attorney’s file, the arresting agency’s reports and files, the Clerk of Court’s records, and the jail records should be destroyed. Additionally, a petitioner’s photograph is removed from the jail’s internet website and all information is removed from the Clerk of Court’s website.

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  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Part 2: Collateral Consequences of an Arrest

    Aside from the obvious consequence of being arrested, (i.e., going to jail) there are many other potential “hidden” consequences of an arrest. Here are a few of them:

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  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Part 1

    First: DON’T PANIC. I know this is far easier to say than do but it is very important that you try and stay calm, cool, and collected. When you are detained or being arrested, the police will ask a lot of questions. They will inform you of the procedures surrounding your arrest. If you are not paying close attention and staying focused you will not understand what is happening which will make the process worse: more frightening, longer, and…

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  • GO BUCS!

    It’s time once again for Buccaneer Football!

    As most of the Tampa Bay community is gearing up for an exciting and interesting season with new coach Raheem Morris, the Law Offices of Andrew Shein, P.A. wants the football community to be aware that local law enforcement is ALWAYS in force in and around Raymond James Stadium.

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