May 15, 2023
What Crimes Can Be Expunged in Florida?

Imagine waking up each morning with the weight of a past mistake hanging over your head. You've paid your dues and turned your life around, but your criminal record affects your job prospects, housing opportunities, and personal relationships – not to mention the embarrassment you feel when people find out you have a criminal record. […]

April 15, 2023
Can You Refuse a Field Sobriety Test in Florida?

Imagine driving down a Florida highway, feeling confident and relaxed behind the wheel, when suddenly you see flashing red and blue lights in your rear-view mirror. Your heart races as you realize you're being pulled over and the possibility of being charged with a DUI becomes a reality – especially since you just had a […]

March 15, 2023
Bail and Bond Services: How Does Bail Work in Florida?

Mary had been looking forward to her night out with her friends for weeks. The evening started off great, with everyone laughing and catching up on old times. After enjoying good food and a few glasses of wine, Mary called it a night and got in her car to drive home. Just a mile from […]

February 15, 2023
Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance? A Palm Beach County Drug Charge Defense Attorney Answers FAQs

You're reading this article because you've been charged with possession of a controlled substance and are concerned about the consequences. Though there is reason to be concerned about potential fines and jail time, understanding the charges and penalties and knowing your rights can help you make informed decisions and ease some of your stress and […]

January 15, 2023
Florida Arson Penalties

If you face an arson charge in Florida, you have reason for concern. Because arson is considered a serious crime, the consequences if convicted of such an offense are quite severe. These consequences can include a prison sentence, a fine, or both, not to mention the collateral damage to other areas of your life. With […]

December 15, 2022
Economic, Theft & Property Crimes in Florida: What Is Petit Theft?

With rising inflation and the increased costs of paying for necessities, it can be easy to justify shoplifting or leaving a restaurant without paying for a meal. After all, businesses likely have insurance to reimburse them for theft. If you think this way, you are not alone. Every day on the news, there’s another story […]

November 15, 2022
Is Illegal Possession of a Firearm in Florida a Federal Offense?

Are you tempted to obtain a firearm to protect your family and property even though you have a criminal conviction in your past? Everyone knows that crime is increasing and getting worse each day, and the right to bear arms is in the United States Constitution. According to Statista, in 2021, property crime was the […]

October 15, 2022
Have You Been Accused of Sexual Assault in Florida?

Being accused of sexual assault is a serious matter. If you face sexual assault charges in Florida, taking the accusations seriously and taking steps to protect your future is crucial. An allegation of sexual assault can result in jail time, a criminal record, and a lifetime of challenges. The first step is to contact an […]

September 15, 2022
Have You Been Arrested for Domestic Battery in Florida? An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Shares 7 Things You Need to Know

Domestic battery is a serious offense under Florida criminal law. Persons convicted of domestic battery may face incarceration, a tarnished reputation, significant harm to future employment prospects, and other serious consequences. If you are facing criminal charges for domestic battery, the first and most important step is to retain the services of an experienced criminal […]

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 […]

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