Category Archives: West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer
Was There More Crime During The Holidays?
People in certain occupations and certain stages of life are noticeably busier during the holiday season, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, than at other times of the year. Retail workers’ busiest day is Black Friday, and restaurants are swamped with delivery orders on the day before Thanksgiving. Postal workers and Amazon… Read More »
Common Misconceptions About The Fifth Amendment
If you took a civics class in high school or passed the civics portion of the citizenship test to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, then you have a general idea about which Constitutional amendment does what. A summary definition of the Fifth Amendment says that it protects against self-incrimination, but when was the last… Read More »
College Student Cooperates With Law Enforcement To Catch Police Officer In The Act Of Sex Offense
It is a popular trope in movies about crime that, while there may be honor among thieves, no one trusts anyone. You never know who is an undercover police officer or who is a confidential informant who repeats everything you say to law enforcement. Maybe the person from whom you are buying drugs or… Read More »
What Constitutes Reckless Driving In Florida?
One person is now deceased and six people are dealing with serious injuries after a car crashed into a local restaurant in Miami Beach recently. The driver of the vehicle, an elderly woman, was apparently attempting to parallel park when instead she floored the gas and struck patrons in the outdoor café area. Now… Read More »
When Are Many White Collar Crimes Charged Under Federal Law?
Anyone who is facing charges for a white collar criminal offense should understand that these charges must be taken extremely seriously even though they do not involve allegations of any kind of violent act. To be sure, many white collar crimes are charged under federal law, and the penalties for a conviction can be… Read More »
5 Things To Know About Child Pornography Charges
Child pornography offenses are taken extremely seriously in Florida, and an arrest and conviction can have life-altering consequences. Whether you are under investigation, or you have already been arrested and charged, it is critical to seek advice from an experienced West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney. Our firm can evaluate the case against you… Read More »
What Is Construction Fraud In West Palm Beach?
Felix and his friends have a small pickup truck and consider themselves to be handymen. They decide it would be a great idea to go door to door in a senior living community and advertise basic handy services such as drywall, carpeting, painting, patching concrete and landscaping work. They manage to sign up over… Read More »
License Suspension After DUI In West Palm Beach
Jamie and his friends from college got too carried away this past New Year’s Eve. They were trying to make up for lost time because of COVID-19. They decide to go bar hopping in Boynton Beach but instead of taking an Uber, all hop into Jamie’s car. By the end of the night everyone… Read More »
What Is A Medical Fraud Kickback?
In the previous blog entry, our authors discussed the definition of healthcare fraud, how someone could be charged with healthcare fraud, and reviewed the scheme that criminal defendants were charged with in Florida. In this blog entry, we will discuss kickbacks, what they are, how common they are, and why they are in violation… Read More »
Three Teens Charged As Adults In Alleged Murder Of Classmate
In Miramar, Florida, three teenagers ranging in ages 16-17 have been charged as adults with murder, in the death of their classmate, 18-year-old Dwight Grant. The grand jury must return a murder indictment for the three minors for the case to be transferred. If a murder indictment is returned, the defendants will face first… Read More »