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DomViol June 29, 2020

COVID-19 & Domestic Violence

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to adapt to new routines and find a ‘new normal’ – but not everyone is able to successfully adjust on the fly. Because of the stay-at-home requirements, domestic abuse incidents in Florida have risen, and law enforcement is on high alert for any hint of physical or… Read More »

Drug1 June 28, 2020

Links Between Substance Abuse & Drug Crime

While drug crime is an endemic problem in Florida, not all drug crimes are created equal. The law requires punishment for those who commit crimes, but sometimes, crimes happen for reasons other than malicious intent. When it comes to drug crimes, some offenders are driven by addiction or mental health issues, and while this… Read More »

Defense2 June 26, 2020

Defending Against False Accusations Of Domestic Violence

The significant majority of domestic violence accusations are real, but in very rare cases, a spouse will make false accusations in order to get a leg up in a divorce or custody proceeding. If this happens to you, the immediate impulse to lose your temper is hard to ignore, but it may put a… Read More »

DrugArrest June 25, 2020

Federal Drug Crimes In Florida

The majority of drug arrests in Florida tend to be for the crime of simple possession, where individuals are caught with small amounts of one drug. By comparison, most federal drug charges that come out of Florida’s districts have to do with trafficking, where large quantities of many different drugs are moved and sold…. Read More »

Courtroom June 19, 2020

What Is Florida Drug Court?

If you have been charged with a drug offense, it can feel terrifying, especially if you have never been involved with the law before. The specter of prison time can get most individuals to treat the situation very seriously – but depending on the specifics of your case, you may be able to avoid… Read More »

Defense4 June 18, 2020

Myths About Domestic Violence Cases In Florida

The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) estimates that roughly 105,000 arrests were made for domestic violence in 2018, and it is generally understood that even more occurred that went unreported. However, if you have been charged with domestic violence, it can be easy to misunderstand the serious nature of the offense. There are… Read More »

Arrested7 June 12, 2020

Protective Orders In Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence is a serious issue in Florida, with roughly 105,000 incidents of domestic violence being reported in the state in 2018, and around 64,500 arrests. That said, there does not appear to be any appropriately curated data regarding the number of restraining orders granted nationwide, with the major studies being beset with methodology… Read More »

Drugs5 June 11, 2020

Mandatory Minimums In Florida Drug Cases

Florida has a very high rate of incarceration – among the highest in the United States, which in turn has far and away the highest incarceration rate in the world. In recent years, Florida has experienced a shift away from being ‘tough on crime,’ and toward focusing more on rehabilitation than punishment. This has… Read More »

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