Case Work Examples

The following publications are merely examples of the different types of motions and such that can be used in your defense. While the facts of the motion are relevant, the names, dates and other information is fictitious as it is merely example. As you can see, there are many types of motions that can be filed for many of the intricacies of the law. It takes a highly-experienced attorney to be able to recognize each of the proper defenses to your case. Call Attorney Steven Sessa today for assistance!

Mistake of Law / Unlawful Pedestrian Stop

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The following is Motion to Suppress Evidence filed in a Florida criminal case. The Motion examines the legality of an investigative detention that was based on a police officer’s incorrect application of a traffic statute (mistake of law).

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Illegal Search of a Vehicle Passenger

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Shown below is a sample Motion to Suppress Evidence filed in a Florida criminal case. The motion challenges the authority of a law enforcement officer to search the belongings of a vehicle passenger upon obtaining the consent of the driver.

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Demand for Speedy Trial

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The following is a sample Notice of Expiration of Speedy Trial Time, filed under Rule 3.191(b), Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure. These materials are provided for general reference only, and are not intended as a substitute for formal legal advice or for legal representation.

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Circuit Court Criminal Appeal: Lack of Reasonable Suspicion to Support Investigatory Stop

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The following is a Florida criminal appellate brief challenging the legality of an investigatory stop by police. For brevity, cover pages, tables of contents, tables of citations, and other preliminary materials have been omitted.

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All Person Search Warrants / Unlawful Execution of a Warrant

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Shown below is an excerpt from a Motion to Suppress Evidence filed in a Florida Criminal involving an “all persons” search warrant. These materials are intended for general reference only, and are not a substitute for legal advice or for legal representation by a qualified attorney.

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