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Category: Criminal Defense

5 Benefits of Having Your Criminal Record Expunged

Whether you have had a misdemeanor or felony conviction, your record can make it challenging to get back on your feet. A permanent criminal record follows you everywhere, even if you’re ready to move on. Those past crimes leave permanent marks on your life. It can be emotionally draining to have your past mistakes constantly …

Is it a Crime to Violate a Protective Order in Florida?

In Florida, there are five types of protective orders: sexual violence, dating violence, repeat violence, stalking, and domestic violence. Protective orders, or restraining orders, are civil orders from the court that prohibit a respondent from performing actions that harm or threaten the petitioner. Therefore, failing to comply with a protective order may result in criminal …

British Tourists Return to Orlando After 19 Months

Virgin Atlantic is reuniting families just in time for the beginning of the holiday season as international travel restrictions are lifted. The COVID-19 pandemic has kept many families apart for the past 19 months, but the wait is finally over as British tourists are finally welcomed back to Orlando. Families could be seen reuniting with …

Florida Teacher Charged with Child Abuse after Being Awarded “Teacher of the Year”

Two days after being named “Teacher of the Year,” Caroline Lee was arrested for child abuse of a student. According to the Duval School’s police report, Lee called the student into her classroom to speak privately and allegedly struck the student’s face. Prior to the incident, the Duval County Public School’s Instagram account posted a …

Tips for Avoiding Theft This Holiday Season

With the holiday season around the corner, everyone is rushing to purchase gifts. Some of these gifts can be incredibly expensive. Even if the gifts aren’t expensive, they still can have great sentimental value. The last thing anyone wants to experience during any time of year is theft, but it can feel particularly crushing to …

Why Crime Increases During the Holidays

The holidays may be the happiest time of the year, but they can also be the most dangerous. Crime increases during the holidays for many reasons, including economic stress and opportunistic circumstances. It may also be the time of the year when many misunderstandings occur that result in the need for sound criminal defense. As …

How Holiday Social Media Posts Can Impact Your DUI Case

With the start of the holiday season comes various holiday parties, many of which involve sharing holiday-themed alcoholic drinks with family and friends. Drunk driving is a crime that occurs all year, but it has been reported that it occurs even more frequently during the holidays. While there is nothing wrong with having a drink …

Man Livestreamed an Attack on Orlando Police Officers

On September 25, 2021, William McClish, a 27-year-old man, attacked two police officers with a brick. Before McClish attacked, he took the time to set up his phone. The attack was livestreamed on Facebook. It took four officers who arrived on the scene to detain McClish. He now faces several charges, including attempted first-degree murder. …

Man in Custody after Making a Bomb Threat

On Monday, October 4, 2021, Orlando police detained a man after he called in a bomb threat. Around 8:00 p.m. that night, officers responded to the intersection of Orange Avenue and Central Avenue. The police found the man in his vehicle. He had contacted officers on three separate occasions on Sunday, October 3, 2021. The …

Newlywed Chris Coffey Dies After Hit-and-Run in Florida

Chris Coffey and his wife married on September 11, 2021. The couple had been together for ten years. On Sunday, September 12, they were on their way to celebrate their honeymoon when their truck was hit by a white Dodge Charger merging onto Interstate 95. Florida Highway Portal reported that the newlywed’s truck, when struck, …

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