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Miami Drug Crime Attorney

As discussed in the above video, if you’ve been arrested in South Florida for any type of drug crime, whether it’s for simple possession such as having a small amount of marijuana in your car or for a major drug crime such as drug trafficking, you need to call a Miami criminal defense attorney or […]

Underage Possession of Alcohol in Florida: Your FAQs Answered

  It’s no secret that South Florida is a party town. Between its idyllic beaches, recreational boating culture, vibrant nightlife, cultural and sporting events, and dozens of colleges and universities, it is certainly a fun area to live and play. Unfortunately, underage drinking is rampant. The police in South Florida take this problem very seriously […]

The Effects of Refusing to Submit to DUI Testing

  As a criminal defense lawyer in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, I get asked at every social event I go to “what happens if I get stopped for DUI “? The answer depends on whether you have been drinking and how much you have consumed. If you have had nothing to drink (and aren’t under […]

Alexis Wright the Zumba Teacher in Maine Faces a Prostitution Charge

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 who lives and works in Kennebunk, […]

Five Differences Between DUI and BUI in Florida

The Operator Unlike a motor vehicle, a boat can be operated without a driver. When it comes to DUI (driving under the influence), it’s easy to tell who is driving or operating the motor vehicle—the person behind the wheel. However, when it comes to BUI (boating under the influence), it can be a little more […]

Charged With Boating Under The Influence?

The Law Offices of Yale L. Galanter, P.A. hope you had a fun and relaxing Columbus Day Weekend. Were you one of the thousands of people who took their sea legs for a spin and participated in Miami’s Columbus Day Regatta? If so, we hope the only memento of the regatta you came back to […]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Domestic Violence in Miami

So you, your spouse, or your significant other has been arrested for a domestic violence charge.  Domestic violence charges can come in the form of battery, assault, or any of the aggravators that accompany those charges.  This how-to-guide will give you some of the ins and outs of what to do if you are charged […]

Everything you Always Wanted to Know About Driving With a Suspended License in South Florida

Your driver’s license can be suspended for many reasons including being convicted of a DUI, refusing to take a breath test, driving without proper insurance, not paying traffic tickets timely, giving fraudulent information to the department of motor vehicles, and getting too many points on your driving record in a short period of time.  Driving […]

You’ve Been Arrested in South Florida for Marijuana Possession, What are Your Next Steps?

So you’ve been pulled over for a traffic stop, they’ve done a pat-down search, and the police who have searched your car have found a misdemeanor amount of Marijuana. The good news is that life is not over and you definitely have a manageable problem. The bad news is you need to hire a lawyer. […]

Everything You Want to Know About Traffic Tickets in Florida

Have you been caught speeding? Careless driving? Running a red light or stop sign? Or any other civil infraction what do you do? Most people who get traffic tickets pay them. This is a big mistake. If you pay the ticket you will get points assessed against your license and it will be a permanent […]