As you may know, those needing a criminal defense attorney in Miami are typically divided into two distinct categories – those accused of a misdemeanor and those accused of a felony. Misdemeanors are considered less serious than felonies. Although a misdemeanor may technically be considered a minor crime, you should consider it a serious […]
Miami criminal lawyers have a wide range of roles and responsibilities. Among these, it is our job to inform clients regarding the consequences that an arrest can have on their immigration status.
This is something that some clients do not immediately consider when choosing their Miami criminal defense attorney. When an individual is arrested and they […]
The moment that many Floridians have been waiting for has finally arrived. Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that will allow for the implementation of Florida’s medical marijuana program, a program that was approved by voters in November of 2016. However, while Amendment 2 suggests that the program will be comprehensive, Florida state lawmakers […]
If you have been accused of cyberstalking, the last thing you should ever do is hand over your phone to the police. No matter what they promise you, even if that promise if having the charges dropped, don’t give into the temptation of letting the police search your phone.
Why shouldn’t you give the police […]
If you keep track of the news, you know that marijuana has been a topic of intense debate over the last year in Florida. Our criminal lawyers in Miami know this all too well. So what’s all the fuss? Presently marijuana is considered a schedule 1 controlled substance, meaning that the FDA doesn’t consider […]
Under Florida Law, there are two types of battery: simple battery and aggravated battery. If you have been charged with battery, you first need to have an understanding of the difference between the two different types.
Any strike, hitting or attack to cause harm, against that individual’s will, is considered simple battery. A first […]
The definition for domestic violence battery in Florida is ‘the touching or striking of a family member, household member or domestic partner against their will’.
This subject is highly politically charged throughout the State and prosecution is often aggressive and handled by specialist prosecutors. If you find yourself on the receiving end of these charges, […]
Getting hit with a felony or a misdemeanor charge can create a major disruption in one’s life and create a crisis. A criminal record can be a substantial impediment in finding a job and can cause social problems. Having a charge can be a tremendous weight and can increase the defendant’s stress level. It […]