The Difference Between Battery and Aggravated Battery in Florida Criminal Court

If you have been arrested in Florida for battery, your first concern should be whether the battery you are charged with is “simple” or “aggravated”

Can A Domestic Violence Victim Drop Charges?

In short, the answer is legally no, but indirectly yes. First of all, important to note is what exactly is domestic violence. In Florida, Domestic Violence means any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member …

SOCIAL MEDIA – A BLESSING OR A CURSE

Talking over the phone is an archaic form of communication. Texting is even becoming obsolete. Today, kids prefer to communicate through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, Kik and Skype.  Here,  photos and videos are shared in real time enabling them to meet new friends and even form romantic relationships without ever meeting in person. Inevitably, pictures involving nudity and videos involving …

I SPANKED MY CHILD, AM I GOING TO JAIL?

The answer is, most likely not, however, it depends on a variety of factors. This article explains what can and cannot get you arrested for battery when punishing your child by physical means. Please note that I in no way condone even touching your child, however, it is important to be educated on this topic and learn what the State …

Unlawful Detainer

An eviction is a common legal procedure recognized by lawyers and non-lawyers alike. What is not so common is something called an “unlawful detainer”. This proceeding is similar to an eviction but involves a property owner who is seeking the court’s assistance to remove a relative or friend from their property.  For example, Bob owns a house. As a favor …