Disorderly Conduct Offenses – Part 1

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15th Feb 2024

Disorderly Conduct Offenses in Florida Disorderly conduct is an offense that involves a person acting in such a manner as to constitute a “breach of the peace.” At times it may be difficult to distinguish which acts may simply be … more

Federal Offenses: Trafficking – Part 2

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30th Jan 2024

Different Types of Trafficking Depending on what you are accused of trafficking, you could be facing any number of extreme penalties. We can handle some of the following federal trafficking crimes: • Drug/controlled substance trafficking: Transporting controlled substances across state … more

Federal Offenses: Trafficking – Part 1

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15th Jan 2024

Trafficking Trafficking anything illegal across state lines or across country borders is something that will be heavily persecuted by the federal government. Trafficking itself isn’t necessarily illegal because it includes the transportation of goods for the purpose of trade by … more

Federal Offenses: Tax evasion

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30th Dec 2023

What is tax evasion? Tax evasion is defined as the purposeful illegal attempt of a U.S. citizen to evade assessment or payment of a tax imposed by the federal government. The organization that oversees taxes, the Internal Revenues Service, is … more

Federal Offenses: Insurance fraud

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15th Dec 2023

What is insurance fraud? Insurance fraud is an offense which involves defrauding an insurance company either by making a fraudulent claim or by destroying one’s own property to collect insurance money. Insurance fraud may be committed in regards to any … more

Federal Offenses: Criminal Enterprises

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30th Nov 2023

Although criminal enterprises and organized crime are practically synonymous, there are certain statutes that relate specifically to criminal enterprises. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a criminal enterprise is defined “as a group of individuals with an identified … more

Federal Offenses: Bribery

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15th Nov 2023

What is bribery? Under Florida law, bribery is defined as offering, promising or agreeing to the exchange of money, services or goods for the purpose of influencing a public official’s performance of his or her duty Bribery may relate to … more

Resisting Arrest: Penalties and Defenses for Resisting Arrest

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31st Oct 2023

Penalties for Resisting Officer with Violence The offense of Resisting an Officer with Violence constitutes a third-degree felony in Florida, which carries with it a punishment of up to five years in prison and $5,000 in monetary fines. Defenses to … more

Resisting Arrest: Resisting an Officer with Violence

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17th Oct 2023

In Florida, the crime of Resisting an Officer with Violence is punished severely and involves heightened penalties on those who commit this serious offense. Definition of Resisting Officer with Violence Under Florida Statute Section 843.01, Resisting an Officer with Violence … more

Obstruction of Justice: Aiding Criminals (Part 2)

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30th Sep 2023

Helping a Criminal Escape Prison in Florida As indicated in Florida Statute Title XLVI Chapter 843.11, any individual who provides the necessary items (tools, weapons, disguises, etc.) to help a criminal escape from prison or provides assistance to a prisoner … more