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DrugCrime3 October 9, 2020

Broward County Leads The Way In Reevaluating Drug Sentences

Florida is known as one of the U.S. states with the harshest drug penalties, due to its past history as a trafficking capital. These penalties include mandatory minimum sentences for the majority of drug offenses – but over time, light has been shed on the inherent inequity of mandatory minimums by groups like The… Read More »

Gavel_scales October 8, 2020

Domestic Violence and Parenting Time in Florida

Most good parents put the welfare of their children before their own, and try to act in a way that puts their best interests first. However, if either parent is ever charged with domestic violence, it can have a major effect on their ability to remain in their children’s lives. During a divorce, Florida… Read More »

Arrested8 October 2, 2020

Palm Beach Doctor Charged In $681M Substance Abuse Fraud

In early August, a Palm Beach doctor was arrested and charged with multiple counts of fraud, as well as conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, for his participation in a nearly $700 million fraud scheme almost a decade in the making. The doctor overbilled for tests and treatment for substance abuse patients in over 50… Read More »

CrimDef8 October 1, 2020

Child Abuse and Florida Family Violence

While the effects of domestic violence on spouses are serious and long-term, it is even worse for minor children who are exposed to this kind of instability. Even if the children are not the victims of physical abuse themselves, they still experience profound psychological harm merely witnessing their parent or parents behaving in this… Read More »

PoliceArrest2 September 25, 2020

Traffic Stops and Florida Drug Charges

Everyone has been pulled over at some point in their lives, but for many, it can be a frightening and intimidating experience. It is important to understand your rights during a traffic stop, as too often, police officers may either intentionally or unintentionally misquote the law or try to overstep their authority, especially if… Read More »

Defense4 September 24, 2020

Personal Protection Injunctions 101

If you have been charged with a crime of domestic violence, your alleged victim may seek to obtain a personal protection injunction (formerly known as a restraining order) to help ensure their safety. However, Florida law provides for five different types of injunctions, so it is crucial to understand which one applies in your… Read More »

CrimLaw13 August 21, 2020

Tennessee Running Back Arrested For Weapon & Drug Possession

On June 6, Tennessee Volunteers running back Tim Jordan was arrested in Lakewood, FL on multiple charges, including carrying a concealed weapon, marijuana possession, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The concealed weapon charge is a third-degree felony, while the drug charges are both misdemeanors, but regardless of the degree of the offense, Jordan will… Read More »

DistraughtMan2 August 20, 2020

Male Victims Of Domestic Violence

Historically, the majority of those arrested and charged in domestic violence incidents are male. However, this is not necessarily a clear picture of how the situation stands, because there are several different factors that can deter male victims of domestic violence from reporting the incident. If you are male and have been abused or… Read More »

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