Because of scientific advances, and due to public perception (based largely on television), society expects DNA to be a part of just about every criminal case. Nothing could be further from the truth. DNA evidence is difficult to collect, expensive to test, and it is not nearly as reliable as the television shows have made it seem.
There is a lot of room for human error in the collection, transportation, storage, testing, and interpreting related to DNA evidence. As technological advancements have continued to refine DNA evidence, Murphy & Downs Offices has stayed ahead of the curve and has continued to discover new ways to challenge the State’s DNA evidence.
Attorney Jason S. Downs of Murphy & Downs Offices was recently published in the Winter Edition of the Florida Defender for his work in excluding certain DNA evidence from trial. His renowned work has resulted in many other attorneys being able to defend in their own cases where DNA evidence may be used.
If you or someone you know faces criminal charges where DNA evidence may be used, Murphy & Downs Law Offices is in the best position to analyze your case and determine whether the evidence can be challenged through our unparalleled knowledge and our use of masterful expert witnesses. Call Murphy & Downs Law Offices today to discuss your case. Your life may depend on it.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a sex offense, or if you have already been convicted, contact our office today. Murphy & Downs Law Offices is equipped to vigorously fight sex crime charges.
When you are charged with a crime, you want an AGGRESSIVE criminal defense attorney that will fight for your rights.
BUI is also similar to DUI in that it is an “enhanced” offense. This means although a first offense is a second-degree misdemeanor, with each subsequent arrest the penalties become more severe.
These agreements are not just for the rich or business owners. They are also not just for people who think that their marriage or relationship will not stand the test of time. They are for couples, whether or not contemplating marriage, who want to create a blueprint for their finances.
Guardian Advocate is a simplified guardianship procedure in Florida available specifically for adult persons with developmental disabilities, such as Autism, Celebral Pasy, Spina Bifida, Prader-Willi Syndrome and Aspergers.
If you have a disabled relative or close friend, there is some important information you should have regarding special needs trusts (SNT).