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Galanter Law In The News

The following is an excerpt from Twin Cities Business. Yale Galanter successfully defended and won the following case. This case was awarded the largest damage award ever in a case involving the filing of an improper bankruptcy petition. Author: Christa Meland   Report: U.S. Bank Ensnared in Florida Bankruptcy Dispute Businessman Maury Rosenberg, who won a […]

The Orlando Sentinel Covers Our Latest Case

The following is an excerpt and link to the original source: Florida bankruptcy dispute ensnares U.S. Bank  By: Jennifer Bjorhus “A jury has awarded a Miami businessman $6 million after finding that U.S. Bank and its equipment finance arm acted in bad faith when they pushed him into involuntary bankruptcy. The unusual verdicts, which include […]

South Florida Business Journal Highlights one of Galanter Law’s Cases

The South Florida Business Journal wrote a story about the $6.1 million verdict we won for one of our clients. It was the largest punitive-damage award in U.S. history for an involuntary bankruptcy case.   A snippet of the story and a link to the original source are below:

Galanter Law Case Featured on Philly.com – U.S. Bank Bankruptcy Case

          Former Villanova businessman wins another legal round against U.S. Bank The website philly.com sees around 2 million unique visitors each month where Yale Galanter was mentioned in a story making the rounds with national media. Here is a snippet of the article and the link to the original source: “Thousands […]

Classes of Felonies in Florida

Most states classify their felonies by class, ” a class D felony ” is a term that is often heard. Florida does not have Felonies that are classified by letter. Florida has five degrees of felonies. They are, felony in the third degree, felony in the second degree, felony in the first degree, life felony, […]

Brooke Mueller Released Early From Probation – Yale Galanter

Yale Galanter, Brooke Mueller’s drug defense lawyer, has successfully had her probation terminated early. Yale flew to Aspen to enter into talks with the prosecutor on the case. After they sat down and discussed the case, the prosecutor then had talks with the presiding judge which agreed to end Brooke’s probation because everyone had seen […]

Violation of Probation in Florida

Probation in Florida In Miami and Fort Lauderdale, as well as throughout the state of Florida, a court may sentence a defendant convicted of a non-capital crime who does not pose a threat to society to probation as an alternative to incarceration. A defendant does not have a right to probation; rather, probation is described […]

Using a Florida Public Defender for a DUI Case

While many of the public defenders in South Florida are excellent and selfless attorneys, the truth of the matter is that these public defenders must deal with significant limitations and hardships that ultimately may affect their legal representation in ways that private South Florida criminal defense attorneys do not. Since the public defender versus private […]

Weird Fort Lauderdale Laws

The Galanter Law Blog typically covers topics related to serious legal issues in South Florida such as driving under the influence, boating under the influence, criminal defense practice, domestic violence, drug charges, traffic crime offenses, and current events such as local DUI checkpoints, but today we wanted to lighten things up a bit and talk […]

Florida Ignition Interlock Device Laws

Did you know that if you are convicted of a DUI in Florida your punishment may not only include court fees, jail time, driver’s license suspension, and an alcohol education course but also the mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) in your car? An IID is a device that is installed near the car’s […]