If you have been charged with or are the subject of a prostitution investigation you need to hire a Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorney or a Miami criminal defense attorney immediately to help you navigate the prostitution laws in Florida. Alexis Wright is a 29 year old Zumba instructor [...]
One of my pet peeves about high profile cases is the way charges are brought against a defendant and why prosecutors make the charges more complicated than they need to be. The Colorado case is a perfect example. If the defendant is convicted of one murder it is the same penalty as if he is [...]
Attempted murder is a charge that can be brought against an individual who has deliberately, recklessly and/or with little regard for the value and sanctity of human life, attempted to kill another person. The charge also means that the act was unsuccessful, and the person on the other end of the crime is still alive. Charges will change if [...]
The events in Aurora, Colorado of the past few days are mind-boggling. The defendant, James E. Holmes, will be charged with walking into a movie theater, killing twelve people, and injuring and wounding close to 60 others. He did this after dying his hair red attempting to act like the Joker from the Batman comic [...]
There is no statute of limitations for a murder charge. After 33 years the New York Police Department have finally made an arrest in the Etan Patz case. To the credit of the New York Police Department, they did not let this case go cold and kept the investigation open continuing to talk to witnesses [...]
As the eyewitness’s testimony starts to emerge in the Trayvon Martin case, we see just how weak the prosecution case is. Witnesses gave police inconsistent versions of what occurred the night Trayvon was killed. Some witnesses have changed their stories completely. The physical evidence in the case being made public is consistent with George Zimmerman’s [...]
Whenever you are charged with a crime you need to hire a good criminal defense lawyer. Whether it’s a high profile case like John Edwards or a simple DUI, the importance of hiring the best lawyer you can find cannot be underestimated.
As a Miami criminal defense attorney who has practiced for over 30 years in the south Florida area, I have seen many tragic cases. The Goodman case inPalm Beachis one such case. Wealthy businessman who is a charitable member of the community has too much to drink one night and an innocent person ends up [...]
Today in Miami Dade County Florida jury selection begins for one of my former clients Adam Kaufman. Kaufman is charged with the second degree murder of his wife Eleonora. I represented Kaufman while he was being investigated by the police, and was not retained for any post arrest proceedings. I of course can not and [...]
As a criminal defense attorney practicing in Miami for the past 30 years I have seen it all, including a defendant who doesn’t know his true financial position. The website debacle is a non-issue. Here’s why.