Recent Posts in Criminal Defense

  • 7-Sep-2016

    The Do's and Don'ts of Police Encounters

    Amidst all of the reports of violence and officer involved shootings, tensions are at an all-time high between civilians and police. Unfortunately, this in turn has bred a culture of people who fear and even hate law enforcement, causing police ...
  • 21-Apr-2016

    Connect with The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC

    My firm, The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC, represents those who have been accused of criminal offenses in Sarasota, FL. I know the importance of a strong defense. I have been practicing law for more than 15 years, and my experience includes ...
  • 15-Oct-2015

    Open Carry Law May Be Coming to Florida

    The Second Amendment has always been a source of much controversy in our nation. For those who oppose gun control and those who support it, finding a common ground on which to stand can be extremely difficult. With Florida legislators now considering ...
  • 17-Feb-2015

    Epidemics of Prosecutorial Misconduct & a Possible Solution

    In a justice system based on "innocent until proven guilty," this main principle seems awfully hard to fulfill when key members aren't playing by the rules. As recently evidenced in New Orleans and perpetuated throughout the country, ...
  • 10-Feb-2014

    In-Patient Treatment Options as Substitutes for Jail in DUI Cases

    It's your second DUI and the prosecution is seeking jail. You have hired a criminal defense lawyer and after a thorough investigation of your case, he tells you that it's time to consider a plea. You think to yourself that you cannot go to ...
  • 3-Feb-2014

    Pre-Trial Intervention: A Second Chance After a First Arrest

    You are down from college to enjoy the beautiful beach of Southwest Florida and you find yourself arrested for disorderly intoxication after a night of drinking went a little too far. Ashamed and embarrassed about the charge and concerned over the ...
  • 26-Nov-2013

    How to Avoid an Arrest for Drinking and Driving over Thanksgiving

    With Thanksgiving right around the corner, people in Sarasota are getting ready to gather with their families to enjoy delicious food in the warm company of loved ones. Thanksgiving weekend, unfortunately, is also a time of year when the rate of ...
  • 18-Nov-2013

    Growing Up Fast

    A juvenile criminal charge is no small matter. The State of Florida takes an extremely hard line with minors who commit criminal offenses. Local and state police forces have units dedicated to arresting and prosecuting youths that commit the most ...
  • 30-Aug-2013

    Embezzlement and Employee Theft

    Schemes involving fraud and theft are serious crimes in the State of Florida. Even a conviction on the most minor misdemeanor theft charge can result in jail time and probation, and will prevent you from obtaining many jobs or holding professional ...
  • 13-Aug-2013

    What Steps Should Be Taken After a DUI Arrest

    As a Sarasota DUI lawyer, I am often asked what steps should be taken when one is arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Any arrest is a traumatic and negative experience. However, a DUI arrest has consequences that, if you do not act fast ...
  • 2-Aug-2013

    Welcome to the Blog of The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC

    As lead attorney at The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC, I use all of my available resources and experience to help clients pursue the best outcomes for their criminal cases. People facing an issue involving criminal charges require a lawyer ...

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