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Overdose August 5, 2021

Tampa Woman Pleads Guilty After Client’s Overdose

In mid-May, a Tampa woman pled guilty in federal court to “knowingly and intentionally” distributing drugs – specifically, a mix of heroin and fentanyl – to a man who later died of an overdose. Florida has harsh laws surrounding the possession, sale, and trafficking of drugs, but fentanyl is seen as a particularly grave… Read More »

handcuffs July 30, 2021

Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges

In general, domestic violence allegations should be taken very seriously. However, they can sometimes be made by people who seek to gain something, instead of by genuine victims. If you have been accused of or charged with domestic violence, you have the right to defend yourself. There are several specific defenses enshrined in Florida… Read More »

Drug4 July 29, 2021

Minors Charged With Drug Offenses

The National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics (NCDAS) estimates that Florida’s young people are about 5 percent less likely to have used drugs recently than teenagers in other states. However, far too many still indulge, and face legal consequences for it. If your child has been charged with a drug crime, it can feel… Read More »

CrimDef3 July 23, 2021

Florida Domestic Violence Charges & Child Custody

If you have been charged with domestic violence in Florida, you are likely aware of the serious consequences that can result if you are convicted. However, if you have a family, one very serious outgrowth of a domestic violence conviction can be divorce and loss of child custody. While many simply do not believe… Read More »

Drugs5 July 22, 2021

Defining Constructive Possession In Florida Drug Offenses

If you have been charged with drug possession, it can be confusing and intimidating, particularly if you have not been in trouble with the law before. One of the most difficult concepts to understand for many is the idea of constructive possession, which is possession without actually being stopped with the substance on one’s… Read More »

image004 (1) July 20, 2021

Supporting Our Community

Perlet & Shiner, PA is proud to have purchased a banner that is on display at Lake Worth High School and made a donation to Lake Worth High School Football Team, which they used to purchase new uniforms for the players! Go Trojans!

DrugsBeach July 16, 2021

Drugs Keep Washing Up On South Florida Beaches

Florida is known as a tourist destination with a long and colorful tradition. However, some of its history still causes problems for Floridians even today. In the 1970s and 1980s, the state was the center of high levels of drug activity; these were the days of the so-called “Cocaine Cowboys” – and while the… Read More »

DefenseLaw July 15, 2021

Recent Case May Change Firearm Rights For Alleged Domestic Abusers

On June 4, 2021, the Second District Court of Appeals issued a decision that may have implication for people who have been served with a temporary injunction. Dean v. Bevis involved an appellant who sought to have his firearm rights reinstated despite a temporary injunction against him. The court ruled in his favor, and… Read More »

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