Violation of Restraining Orders or Injunctions In Broward and Miami-Dade Counties

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1st Dec 2016

A person with a violation of a restraining order or injunction in Florida is likely to face a criminal prosecution. Most often, violations of injunctions are treated as first degree misdemeanor offenses. However, in some situations, a person can be … more

Getting the Restraining Order / Injunction Dismissed or Dissolved

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The length of an injunction will vary from one case to another. However, under Florida Statute 784.046(7)(c), a Circuit Court Judge can order that an injunction remain in full force and effect permanently. This could mean that the injunction will … more

Getting the Charge Dropped – Early Intervention with the Prosecutor

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Just because you have been arrested for violation of injunction, does not mean that the prosecutor is required to proceed with a formal charge. My office may be effective by intervening with the prosecutor early on in the case and … more

Working with South Florida Prosecutors on State Criminal Matters

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23rd Sep 2016

The criminal justice system, in the Florida State system, can be quite complex however, a regular aspect is that an attorney for the State (a prosecutor) brings or initiates charges against individuals that are believed to have violated the law. … more

The Implications of a Florida Juvenile Adjudication?

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12th Sep 2016

Why is it essential to have a highly experienced criminal defense attorney handle a juvenile case. Common inquiries and answers: There are immediate and long term consequences of juvenile adjudications of delinquency. It is the responsibility of an effective criminal … more

How a Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Lauderdale Helps Juveniles

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26th Apr 2016

When kids are being accused of a crime, a criminal defense attorney in Fort Lauderdale can provide juvenile crime defense services. Juvenile crimes work differently and proceed in a different manner than other types of criminal charges. However, the consequences … more

An Overview of Federal Entrapment Defense in Miami-Dade and Broward County

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28th Dec 2015

As an alternative to the defense that the federal government has failed to prove the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the defendant may allege that he was illegally and improperly “entrapped”.  An “entrapment” defense acknowledges that the criminal activity … more

Criminal Defense Attorney in Broward County Explains Difference in Assault, Battery and Aggravated Assault

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9th Nov 2015

Like most states, Florida has a separate criminal statute for assault and battery.  However, a criminal defense attorney in Broward County can explain that there are also special statutes and rules that apply to aggravated assault and aggravated battery.  These … more

A strategic reason why prosecutors may choose to overcharge a defendant

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26th Oct 2015

One of the quiet abuses in the criminal justice system is how prosecutors may strategically overcharge criminal defendants. In their zeal to prosecute and convict, prosecutors file multiple counts against a defendant in a single indictment involving the same criminal … more

Overly strict Federal Sentencing on White Collar Fraud cases should be Reformed

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23rd Oct 2015

As criminal defense lawyers who represent individuals accused of white collar and fraud cases, we often object to the significantly severe sentences suggested by the federal sentencing guidelines, especially for non-violent, first time offenders.  Thesentences are far too long and … more