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Chris Beardslee

Chris Beardslee

The Law Office of Chris Beardslee, LLC
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Florida
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Chris Beardslee is an experienced criminal defense attorney based in Tampa, FL, with a diverse background in handling various criminal cases, including DUIs, drug charges, assault and battery, theft, criminal traffic offenses, sealings and expungements, veterans treatment court, juvenile defense, and more. As a former US Navy Petty Officer, he brings a unique perspective and understanding of the challenges veterans may face. His extensive knowledge of criminal procedure and case law has resulted in numerous dismissals and reduced charges on serious offenses, making him a trusted advocate for his clients.

Education
Florida State University College of Law
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Professional Experience
Criminal Defense Attorney
The Law Office of Chris Beardslee, LLC
- Current
Attorney
The Law Office of Ron Sholes, P.A.
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Public Defender
2nd Judicial District
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Awards
Best of Tampa- 2018
St. Petersburg Times
Professional Associations
National College for DUI Defense
Member
Current
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
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The Florida Bar  # 0102530
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 0102530
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
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Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Juvenile Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. I am trying to find out what a one-way contact order
A: Typically, this creates an avenue for a respondent (person who has been served the injunction) to communicate with a a petitioner (person seeking the injunction) for limited purposes. Unless you filed an injunction back at them, the contact order is already one-way (The petitioner is not legally barred from making contact with you; the injunction only legally bars you from making contact with them). If the person wanted peaceful contact or contact for any reason, they would typically withdraw the injunction rather than keep it in place with some avenue for limited communication.

Usually the limited communication is for child-raising needs, property distribution needs, and the communication would be limited strictly to the subject that is approved. Courts can provide third-party software and apps to accommodate these communications and they are reviewable by a Court to ensure the communications are about the appropriate subject and are peaceful in nature.

I would recommend reaching out to the opposing counsel and have them articulate specifically what they have in mind and why.
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1005 N Marion Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Telephone: (813) 496-7778