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Stopped for Suspicion of DUI after Holiday Cheer?

By |December 20th, 2018|Criminal Defense, Lucas Magazine|

Stopped for Suspicion of DUI after Holiday Cheer? What to do and NOT to do Article by Attorney Clementine Conde The holidays are a wonderful time to attend Charity events, office parties and get-togethers with friends. Alcohol is flowing and everyone is full of merriment. However, it can be quite sobering when after driving home, you come face to face with a Police Officer. As a criminal defense attorney for over 25 years, I have defended thousands of DUI cases and the following tips can help you if you wind up being pulled over by the police. Only answer [...]

1607, 2018

Summer Safety on the Water

By |July 16th, 2018|Criminal Defense, Lucas Magazine|

Summer Safety on the Water Article by Attorney Clementine Conde Summertime in Florida is a great time to hit the water and have some fun! In the Tampa Bay area, we are fortunate to have so many beautiful areas to explore on the water however we must always be cautious as boating can also be very dangerous. Although it is legal to have an alcoholic beverage and navigate a boat, it is illegal to be under the influence or impaired. Florida Boating under the Influence (BUI) cases charged under Florida Statute Section 327.35(1) are treated seriously mainly because Florida [...]

1605, 2018

Injunctions Against Repeat Violence/Domestic Violence/Stalking (Cyber)

By |May 16th, 2018|Criminal Defense, Lucas Magazine|

Injunctions Against Repeat Violence/Domestic Violence/Stalking (Cyber) Article By Attorney Clementine Conde The rise of filings of civil injunctions has grown dramatically within the last decade thanks to social media. The granting of such an injunction even for a short period of time can have serious repercussions to the Respondent. Such repercussions include: loss of employment loss of right to own or possess a firearm loss of housing intrusive detentions by security in airports while traveling negative stigma attached to respondents (as being dangerous persons) One should always seek the advice of counsel in the event that one is served [...]

2103, 2018

Can I expunge or seal my record?

By |March 21st, 2018|Criminal Defense, Lucas Magazine|

Can I expunge or seal my record? Article By Attorney Clementine Conde Do you qualify for an Expungement? An arrest record can deny a person employment, housing, volunteer opportunities as well as create a stigma to citizens unfortunate enough to have been arrested. Florida Statute 943.053 makes adult criminal history records public with special provisions for access, unless the records has been sealed or expunged. In order to qualify to have an arrest record  expunged your case must have been disposed of  in one of the following ways: The case was dropped by the state attorney. This means that [...]

3101, 2017

Another NOT GUILTY Verdict for Criminal Defense Attorney Clementine “CC” Conde!

By |January 31st, 2017|Criminal Defense, Featured Attorney's & Legal Staff, Lucas Magazine|

Another NOT GUILTY Verdict for Criminal Defense After a weeklong trial before the Pasco Country Court, the court delivered a NOT GUILTY verdict. The case involved an allegation of Sexual Battery, upon a physically helpless person. Never having faced any acquisitions or charges previously such as these, the client sought legal representation from Attorney Clementine “CC” Conde. The state tried to push Felony Battery of the First Degree on the client. The client would have faced thirty (30) years in prison if convicted as guilty. An offer was made to serve five (5) years of probation. The client rejected [...]

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