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  • Criminal Defense

    The latest posts for Criminal Defense are listed below.
    • How Will a Domestic Violence Conviction Affect Me?

      Table of Contents: What Is Domestic Violence? | Sentencing | Employment After Conviction | More Information If you’ve been charged with domestic violence, you’re facing penalties that could affect your ability to get a job, apply for housing, have custody over your kids, and other consequences. Below, our Fort Lauderdale domestic violence attorneys discuss how a conviction would change your entire ...
    • What Happens if I Violate a Restraining Order in Florida?

      What this blog covers: Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order | What Happens When the Victim Is the Violator | Why Was I Arrested? | Can I Challenge a Restraining Order? Although restraining orders and orders of protection are usually issued in civil court when someone is accused of harassment or stalking, it is a criminal offense to violate an order. For this reason, you should speak with a ...
    • When Am I Supposed to Be “Read My Rights”?

      To answer your question upfront: you have to be read your Miranda rights before the police formally question you . That could be in an interrogation room, the side of the road, or anywhere between. If police wants to use your words as evidence, then you need to know your rights. Now, on TV crime dramas, suspects are usually read their Miranda rights while they’re being handcuffed, so this has led ...

    Domestic Violence

    The latest posts for Domestic Violence are listed below.
    • How Will a Domestic Violence Conviction Affect Me?

      Table of Contents: What Is Domestic Violence? | Sentencing | Employment After Conviction | More Information If you’ve been charged with domestic violence, you’re facing penalties that could affect your ability to get a job, apply for housing, have custody over your kids, and other consequences. Below, our Fort Lauderdale domestic violence attorneys discuss how a conviction would change your entire ...
    • What Happens if I Violate a Restraining Order in Florida?

      What this blog covers: Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order | What Happens When the Victim Is the Violator | Why Was I Arrested? | Can I Challenge a Restraining Order? Although restraining orders and orders of protection are usually issued in civil court when someone is accused of harassment or stalking, it is a criminal offense to violate an order. For this reason, you should speak with a ...

    Drug Crimes

    The latest posts for Drug Crimes are listed below.
    • What Happens if the Police Find Drugs that Aren't Mine?

      Get Answers to Your Questions: When Drugs Are Found in Your Car/House | Who Gets Charged If the Drugs Aren't Mine? | Florida Drug Possession Penalties | Proven Drug Possession Defenses You’ve been arrested for possession, but whether or not the drugs belong to you, the future is on the line. Below, our team discusses why you could be found guilty for drug possession— even if you’re innocent . We ...
    • Drug Possession Charges-Do I Have Options?

      Short answer: yes, you absolutely do. After handling thousands of cases, our lawyers know what it takes for the prosecution to secure a conviction, and what it takes to protect a client from heavy penalties. When it comes to drug possession charges , many people believe conviction is inevitable. Police seized drugs found in your possession—everything else is a formality, right? Not at all. The ...
    • Proposed Laws to Expand the Usage of Medical Marijuana in Florida

      Marijuana. It is a hot topic in the U.S. right now. With states like Colorado, Washington, and California continually creating new laws to allow for more liberties with this drug, it seems inevitable that other states will start to follow suit. While marijuana is still illegal federally, many state laws have been adapted to make certain uses legal. Currently, marijuana is still illegal in Florida ...

    DUI

    The latest posts for DUI are listed below.
    • Driving Restrictions & The Refusal to Blow

      In Florida, it used to be that the law was much stricter on DUI arrests. If you refused to blow or blew a BAC in excess of .08, your license would be automatically suspended. Because this was considered a separate component from your criminal proceedings, the suspension did not require any proof of guilt. Even if you were found not guilty, the suspension was eligible to stand for up to a year . To ...
    • Avoiding DUI on Thanksgiving

      The deadliest weekend of the year in the United States is not New Year’s, Independence Day, or any other holiday known for wild partying and excessive drinking. The deadliest holiday of the year is actually Thanksgiving. According to statistics, over 500 people will lose their lives while driving this Thanksgiving weekend. The high crash statistics for Thanksgiving are the result of a few factors: ...
    • Understanding Field Sobriety Tests | FL DUI Lawyer

      If you have ever been pulled over at a DUI checkpoint or have been previously been accused of drunk driving, you may be familiar with Florida's Field Sobriety Tests. Even still, it is crucial that you understand the laws surrounding these tests and how you can protect your rights in these types of situations. While drunk driving laws vary from state to state, most law enforcement officers use the ...

    Firm News

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    • Connect with Rudenberg and Glasser, P.A.

      Rudenberg and Glasser, P.A. brings aggressive experience and insight to the table for their clients. They understand the complexities of the criminal justice system and utilize their skills as Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorneys to provide effective representation. They never take charges lightly, whether an individual is up against a probation violation , traffic offense , or theft crime . ...

    Police Misconduct

    The latest posts for Police Misconduct are listed below.
    • Can the Police Search My Cell Phone Without a Warrant?

      In today’s day and age, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding police encounters. While most people are aware of their constitutional rights, many are unsure about just how inclusive these rights really are. For example, have you ever wondered whether or not the police can look at your cell phone once you have been arrested? After all, they’re allowed to search you, your pockets and all areas ...
    • Rudenberg & Glasser, P.A. Represents Victim of BSO Deputy Misconduct

      Last year, two deputies with the Broward Sheriff’s Office were caught assaulting a robbery suspect at a Deerfield Beach gas station. The entire altercation was caught on camera. Surveillance footage shows one officer punching the suspect, David Gonzalez, in the face and then slamming him into the ground with help from his partner. One of the deputies claimed that Gonzalez resisted arrest, while ...
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