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Our Client’s Charges Get Dismissed In Cocaine Trafficking Case!

The state of Florida is known for being exceptionally harsh on sentencing and penalties in criminal cases, especially when it comes to drugs. However, just because someone is facing drug trafficking charges, it doesn’t mean that their case cannot be fought and won in court. To illustrate this, in a recent cocaine trafficking case we represented a client in the State v. J.P. In this case, law enforcement officers had arrested our client in a rooming house during the execution of a search warrant by the local street enforcement unit. Our client was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession of… Read More →

Attorney Shafer Named V.P. of Local Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Attorney T. Charles Shafer is taking on a new leadership role. The Fort Pierce criminal defense lawyer at T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law has been appointed to the position of Vice President of the St. Lucie County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SLCACDL). This opportunity opens doors for Attorney Shafer in his efforts to improve the practice of defending the rights of the criminally accused in the local area. Attorney Shafer’s appointment the position of Vice President of SLCACDL is just one of many ways the seasoned legal professional has been involved in his local legal community. He is… Read More →

Martindale-Hubbell® Rates T. Charles Shafer AV® Preeminent™

Attorney T. Charles Shafer recently received a letter from Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the most respected attorney rating services in the nation. The letter stated that after an extensive and confidential peer review by members of the Bar and the Judiciary, Martindale-Hubbell® was pleased to announce that attorney Shafer received the AV® Preeminent™ rating. This esteemed rating means that attorney Shafer has now joined a select group of attorneys who have been recognized for their legal ability and their professional ethical standards. What are the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review™ Ratings? The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings® are an objective indicator of an attorney’s… Read More →

Medical Marijuana – It Is Time

A young woman named Megan resides in Michigan. After high school graduation, her future looked promising. She left for college to pursue a graphic arts degree. Then, during her senior year, tragedy struck. Following a routine appendectomy, she began to suffer fainting spells and unexplained episodes of intense pain. Eventually, she was diagnosed as suffering from POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). POTS is a chronic malady that affects the autonomic nervous system. There is no known cure. Megan initially was treated with narcotics that left her so medicated and lethargic she was unable to work and function. She also feared… Read More →

What is Extradition?

If you were recently arrested for a crime, then you may have been offered the prospect of extradition. This is the process when one nation or state surrenders a suspect to another nation or state. Typically, in the United States, extradition is used when a person is from one state where a crime was committed, but is apprehended and arrested in another part of America. For example, if Mark assaulted a woman in Maine, but then fled to Florida he would be evading the law and may think he would be free from detection. Now, Maine authorities have alerted Florida… Read More →