August 15, 2022
How Social Media Can Harm Your South Florida Criminal Defense Case

If you've been charged with a crime, you probably know that you must be careful about who you interact with and how you behave leading up to your trial. Still, many people overlook social media's potential dangers while awaiting trial. While you may want to scroll through social media to pass the time as you […]

July 15, 2022
An Experienced Florida Criminal Defense Attorney Explains the Difference Between Federal Crimes and State Crimes

What makes federal and state crimes different? Not many Americans know the answer to this question, but knowing the difference is vital if you face criminal charges. Whether the state or federal court handles your case significantly impacts which criminal lawyer you should choose for your defense. Florida criminal defense attorney Ronald S. Chapman has […]

June 15, 2022
An Experienced West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Answers the Most Common Questions About Cybercrime

West Palm Beach, Florida criminal lawyer answers the most common questions about cybercrime. Call (561) 832-4348 to schedule a meeting with attorney Ron Chapman.

May 15, 2022
Have You Been Accused of Domestic Violence in Florida?

If you’ve been accused of domestic violence in Florida, you’re facing a high-stakes legal battle. If you’re convicted in a criminal trial, a domestic violence charge becomes part of your state criminal record. This charge can also hinder your prospects of getting hired or approved for a loan. Nonetheless, the legal definition of domestic violence […]

April 1, 2022
Dealing with Drug Trafficking Charges in Florida? What You Need to Know

Drug trafficking may bring to mind international drug cartels. However, drug trafficking within the U.S. carries serious legal consequences that differ from state to state. In particular, drug trafficking in Florida can result in life-altering penalties. You may feel at a loss for what to do if you’ve received a drug trafficking charge in Florida. […]

March 1, 2022
Understanding Florida’s DUI Laws

Police officers have heard every excuse in the book when they catch someone in the act of drunk driving, also known as driving under the influence. Justifications such as “cabs are too expensive” or “I only had a couple of drinks” might sound logical to a mind impaired by alcohol, but they won’t excuse you […]

February 1, 2022
7 Qualities to Look For in a Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you find yourself seeking the services of a criminal defense lawyer in Florida, you might be overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices. Every criminal law firm has a website, and often, the messaging is quite similar. As you narrow down your choices, it can be helpful to know what you should be looking […]

October 15, 2021
Burglary and Property Crimes in the State of Florida

Definition of Burglary The definition of burglary of a dwelling. Structure or conveyance is contained in Section 810.02, Florida Statutes. Under the law, a burglary can occur where: The defendant enters a dwelling, structure, or conveyance owned by or in possession of another person and, at the time of entering, the defendant had the intent […]

September 15, 2021
The Bail Bonding Process in Florida

Being arrested is strenuous, and the last thing anyone wants is to sit in jail awaiting a trial. Florida has a cash bail system in place, which means you may be required to post bail or a bail bond before being released. Bail and bond are well-known terms, but there is confusion about their meanings […]

August 15, 2021
Understanding Florida’s Asset Forfeiture Law and Criminal Cases

Suppose a person possesses property tied to illegal activity, such as property to commit crimes or vehicles to transport narcotics or stolen goods? In that case, they may face civil or criminal asset forfeiture. Unlike Federal law and the laws of other states, Florida does not have criminal forfeiture. Florida only has civil asset forfeiture. […]

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