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When Does Drug Possession Turn Into a Felony?
When Does Drug Possession Turn Into a Felony?

Drug possession is an offense committed by someone who has drugs for personal use. There are serious consequences for people who possess drugs of any kind, excluding medical marijuana. Florida legislators recently added bath salts to the list of banned substances. If you ...

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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Does Verbal Abuse Fall Under Domestic Violence?

    Domestic violence is often linked to physical abuse and violent behavior; however, domestic violence can also be emotional abuse. In fact, domestic ...

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  • What Is Civil Asset Forfeiture?

    Civil asset forfeiture allows police officials to seize assets from individuals who are suspected of committing a crime. You don’t even have to be ...

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  • What Is Considered Police Misconduct?

    A police officer’s duty is to protect people and property by responding to calls, enforcing the law, making arrests, issuing citations, and testifying ...

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  • What Are the Penalties for a Second-Offense DUI?

    Repeated DUI offenses can have serious penalties in the state of Florida. The consequences of a second-offense DUI usually include heavy fines, ...

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  • Statewide Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Refiled in Florida

    This week, California saw the recreational use of marijuana legalized. As more states and citizens become familiar with marijuana as a medicinal and ...

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Our Victories

  • Not Guilty, Acquitted at Trial Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon

    Outcome: Client was alleged to have used his vehicle to strike victim, and there was video of the incident which could have been interpreted to actually show the crime. The state was offering significant prison time before trial. By meticulous planning and strategic cross-examination to expose the motives and fabrications by the alleged victim, and an eyewitness in support of the alleged victim, Rudenberg & Glasser convinced a jury to acquit the client and avoid a mandatory long prison sentence.

  • Domestic Violence
    Outcome: Rudenberg & Glasser went to trial and were able to show during cross-examination that the alleged victim was the aggressor and that the client acted in self-defense. The jury returned a not guilty verdict almost immediately following trial.
  • Domestic Violence With 911 Call and Pictures
    Outcome: Rudenberg & Glasser took the case to trial after fleshing out inconsistencies in the alleged victim's account. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty and the client's unblemished record was preserved.
  • False Arrest

    Outcome: Attorney Glasser was able to show with video footage that his client did not commit the alleged offense and furthermore, the police officer who ordered his arrest was negligent in his investigation and improperly supervised.

    Read more about this story on the Sun Sentinel.

  • Probation Only Federal Conspiracy to Commit Mail & Wire Fraud

    Outcome: Through compelling sentencing memorandum and passionate oral argument, Rudenberg & Glasser were able to convince the federal court judge to sentence their client to treatment for substance abuse, and no incarceration, even though the client had a lengthy criminal history and the Government was seeking prison time.

  • Felony DUI: Client was in an Accident and Left the Scene
    Outcome: Rudenberg & Glasser filed a compelling motion to suppress evidence based on law enforcement's actions during the investigation. Rudenberg & Glasser were able to persuade the prosecutor prior to the motion to suppress hearing that the charge should be broken down from a felony to a misdemeanor and the client was offered probation instead of the previously sought prison sentence.
  • Final Injunction Hearing
    Outcome: Client desperately needed to avoid a final injunction on his record. Rudenberg & Glasser defended him at the hearing and proved that the Petitioner was not in fear for her safety. The judge dismissed the injunction.
  • First-Degree Misdemeanor: Resisting Police Officer Without Violence
    Outcome: Mr. Rudenberg presented evidence that the police officer’s version of events was not credible, and that accusations were made to justify excessive use of force by police officer. Jury returned a verdict of not guilty in less than five minutes.
  • First-Degree Misdemeanors: DUI & Possession of Cannabis
    Outcome: Mr. Rudenberg won a motion arguing the DUI checkpoint was conducted in violation of the Fourth Amendment, and the Judge entered an order suppressing all evidence. Case was dropped by the State, and client avoided a mandatory conviction for DUI, as well as mandatory fines and license suspensions.
  • $250,000 Pre-Trial Personal Injury

    Outcome: Client was injured by a malfunctioning door, requiring stitches and leaving a scar on client's knee. There were limited medical bills and no surgeries, but through extremely challenging and successful negotiations, Rudenberg & Glasser were able to secure a settlement of $250,000.

What Our Clients Are Saying

We go above and beyond to be there for clients to provide them with the best outcome possible.
  • “A great legal team”

    A. T.

  • “They will give you honest, truthful, realistic counsel and they will fight hard for you; as they did for me.”

    Donovan

  • “Very professional very honest and reliable, cannot thank them enough.”

    D Gonzalez

  • “Here to help you at all costs!”

    L.L.

  • “They Were There with Me Every Step of the Way”

    Dan

  • “It's nice to know that you actually cared and it didn't seem like this case was just another folder.”

    John J.

  • “In My Eyes, He's the Best”

    Greg

  • “I’ve used Mike and Eric for my cases since 2012.”

    J.R

  • “Michael jumped through hoops to give me the defense I deserved and I will always be grateful. Michael and Eric are not just Lawyers, they are friends and will look out for your best interest!”

    G.W.

  • “If you live a lifetime, you will never meet a more sincere, heartfelt, loving, caring person than Mike Glasser.”

    Becca

  • “Professional, Reliable and Supportive”

    DG

  • “There are no words for the love and respect I have for Mike and I wouldn't even think of using anyone else as my attorney.”

    JW

  • “You were so very wonderful in court.”

    P.M.

  • “Provided a High Level of Support & Skill”

    DUI Client

  • “If I would need your service in the future I will definitely reach out to you again no matter the distance.”

    A.M.