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LadyJustice June 8, 2023

Restraining Order Violations Do More Harm Than Good

If you are facing charges of domestic violence, you may be served with a Florida domestic violence injunction (DVI). Designed to protect your alleged victim, a DVI imposes certain restrictions on you, depending on the specifics of your case. It may seem like a good idea to ignore this document, especially if you believe… Read More »

CrimLawyer3 June 2, 2023

Consequences Of A Florida Domestic Violence Conviction

If a person has been convicted of domestic violence in Florida, their life going forward will be fundamentally different, at least for the next handful of years, if not forever. Even if a person is somehow able to avoid jail time, they will face consequences in many different areas of life, including at work… Read More »

Marijuana4 June 1, 2023

What Are The Penalties For Growing Marijuana In Florida?

As of this writing, the use of marijuana is legal in Florida for those who possess a valid medical card granting them that right. It is not legal to possess, sell, or use recreationally – but in many other states, it is legal for a marijuana user to cultivate a small amount from seeds… Read More »

Advocacy May 26, 2023

3 Victims, Suspect Dead, After Domestic Violence “Incident”

In early April 2023, three victims – including two children – were killed after a domestic violence “incident” was reported in Orlando. When law enforcement arrived at the home in question, they soon heard shots from inside. The suspect soon left the home, choosing to fire at law enforcement, who returned fire. All three… Read More »

CrimLaw10 May 25, 2023

Reports Of “Zombie Drug” From Florida Attorney General’s Office

In early April 2023, Florida’s Attorney General sent an official request to federal authorities to add a drug called Xylazine to the list of controlled substances. Xylazine, a veterinary tranquilizer, has been getting more popular among substance users since 2021, and has been linked to more and more overdoses by the Florida Department of… Read More »

CriminalDefense May 19, 2023

Strangulation In Domestic Violence Is A Felony In Florida

A study published in the Journal of Emergency Medicine estimates that as many as 60 percent of the victims of domestic violence are strangled at least once during the relationship. This behavior is a serious statistical indicator of future homicidal violence, and allegations of domestic violence that involve non-fatal strangulation are taken extremely seriously…. Read More »

PillPacks May 18, 2023

Prescription Drug Fraud In Florida

It is not uncommon for a person to be granted a prescription for a drug that would otherwise be illegal to possess or use – for example, Adderall for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Vicodin for chronic pain. However, there is always a risk of addiction with drugs that are considered controlled substances,… Read More »

Question May 12, 2023

Can Florida Domestic Violence Charges Be Dropped?

If you are currently facing charges for domestic violence in Palm Beach County, it is important for you to understand exactly how the system works. Domestic violence is a crime in Florida, and as with any crime, the case is brought to court by the state. You might wonder if the charges can be… Read More »

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