Stephen G. Cobb - Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Miami Defense Attorneys: Keeping Pace With The New State Laws

Miami, Florida is a popular destination for tourists the world over. Good food, hot nightlife, and beautiful people – the city has it all. Unfortunately, it also has crime, a sad fact of life for most if not all major metropolitan areas. If you are accused of a crime, or worse, you are the victim of a crime, you will need to find the name of Miami attorneys, the right ones to help you get a quick and satisfactory resolution of your case.

If you are a resident of Florida, you may be aware of some of the new laws that have been passed and scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2009. If you are not a resident, or you simply do not pay very much attention to political news, you may not be aware of these changes or how they may affect you. Not knowing does not change anything. The Miami defense attorneys will know and they can explain any relevant changes to you as your case develops and progresses.

Dealing with a crime, whether it is a DUI or a felony assault case can be very difficult. You worry about the court proceedings and all of the technical words that the courts use. You worry about the potential fines and jail times that you face as a defendant, or you worry that justice will not be served as when you are the plaintiff. Regardless of which side you are sitting on, remember that the courts and the attorneys will do everything they can to make sure that a fair and equitable outcome is delivered in a speedy manner.

Working with your Miami defense attorney, means allowing them to do their job. You do not help yourself by hiding facts, especially if you are the defendant. These facts have a way of coming out, so it is better to be honest and forthright from the very start rather than waiting until they are revealed.

You should also keep in mind that the vast majority of cases do not go to trial; they are settled between the two attorneys with plea agreements. Each side wants the trial to end favorably for them, and the plea agreement will allow each to walk away with some semblance of a victory without tying the court up with a lengthy trial.

Stephen G. Cobb, Esq.

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