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How To Fight Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence is one of the most controversial issues in the United States. Essentially, domestic violence is the mental and physical abuse given towards a family member or romantic partner. As domestic violence lawyers, we know firsthand that the state of Florida treats claims of domestic abuse seriously and will go through great lengths to [...]

By | November 11th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

How Can Petty Theft Charges Be Dropped in Florida?

Petty theft is simply defined as the act of stealing a minor item or possession from an individual or business. Thus, the legal term, “petty theft” insinuates that the crime isn’t taken seriously in Florida. However, this is often quite the contrary. Like other criminal cases, petty theft charges are enacted and prosecuted by the [...]

By | October 22nd, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Florida’s Gun Laws And How They Can Affect You?

As criminal defense lawyers, we have witnessed how the issue of gun control and weapons reform has remained a steadfast, bipartisan issue that has looked unlikely to form a viable solution or compromise. On one side, gun owners vigorously argued that their rights to own firearms were protected by the Second Amendment, a provision that [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

The Relationship Between Drugs And Crime

When you heard that your loved one had allegedly committed an armed robbery, you couldn’t believe it. It just didn’t seem like something they would do, right? If you or a loved one is facing jail time because of a crime committed while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you’re definitely not alone. Too [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Is Rehab An Option Instead Of Jail Time?

Has your loved one committed a crime that’s totally out of their character? Did they do so under the influence of drugs or alcohol? Believe it or not, with the help of a West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney, they may just be able to avoid jail time while at the same time negating their [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

In What Ways Are Drug Abuse And Crime Linked?

Have you been accused of a crime that was committed under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or was motivated by your need to feed your addiction? If you or a loved one is facing jail time because of a crime committed while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you’re not the only one [...]

By | August 25th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

How To Get Court-Appointed Rehabilitation

According to SAMHSA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, over 276,000 adolescents were current nonmedical users of pain relievers in 2015, with 122,000 having an addiction to prescription pain relievers. Although prevalent in today’s society, the opioid crisis obviously isn’t the only drug that’s affecting the lives of many. A variety of drugs and alcohol could [...]

By | August 11th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

How To Fight DUI Charges For Prescription Drugs

Little do many people know, you can still be arrested for driving while under the influence (DUI) when you take prescription drugs—even if they have been legally prescribed to you by a doctor. There are some drugs that can actually impair your ability to drive, which can make you a high-risk driver on the road. [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Can Drug Abuse Lead To Crime?

There are a variety of drugs available for people to use for different reasons—some good and some bad. Pharmaceutical drugs that have passed a health and safety inspection can be used to help people overcome illnesses and cope with pain. However, there are other drugs available that are humanmade with different chemicals, which can put [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Penalties for Drug Possession in West Palm Beach

When it comes to assessing penalties for drug possession every state has their own statutes in addition to the federal laws. Being accused of possessing an illegal drug in Palm Beach County may mean facing felony charges. Unless you were caught in the possession of a small amount of marijuana or other low-level drug then [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Criminal Defense|0 Comments