TAMPA HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEFENSES
Criminal Defense | An experienced Tampa criminal defense attorney should know to assert these defenses in your case at the appropriate time. Strategically, it might be in your best interests to assert a defense early on, or may be required by Florida Statute or else the defense will be considered waived. Our Tampa criminal defense attorneys can file motions to dismiss based on these defenses far in advance of trial.
In addition to your theory of defense, there are several standard defenses available to anyone charged with a crime in Florida. Where appropriate, Judges must inform the jury of these defenses. They include, but are not limited to:
Justifiable Use of Non-Deadly Force
Justifiable Use of Deadly Force
Duress or Necessity