Monthly Archives: October 2014

Feds Charge Alleged Gang Members with Racketeering, Gun and Drug Charges

 http://www.paulpetruzzi.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog/2014/Octob… Feds Charge Alleged Gang Members with Racketeering, Gun and Drug Charges Members alleged to be part of the “Big Money Team,” a Miami street gang, were federally indicted. The federal indictment charges the alleged “BMT” members with robbery, assault, carjacking, extortion, drug possession, drug distribution and racketeering. According to the Miami Herald: They belonged to the “Big Money Team.” Continue Reading...

What Factors do Florida Judges Consider Regarding Child Support?

 http://www.miamidivorcelawattorneyblog.com/2014/10/what-fact… What Factors do Florida Judges Consider Regarding Child Support? Child support is one of the biggest things to be addressed during any divorce in Florida. No matter where you stand on this personally — whether you want to get support or whether you may need to pay it out — it is important to understand exactly how the system Continue Reading...

The Blurred Lines of Marital Property

http://www.miamidivorcelawattorneyblog.com/2014/10/the-blurr… The Blurred Lines of Marital Property Dividing marital property can be difficult during and following a divorce, especially when contentious issues arise between the parties. Finances can be a sticking point when both individuals are attempting to look out for themselves. Add minor children to the mix, and even well-meaning parents can find themselves in divorce disagreements over a Continue Reading...

Take control of your relationships during your Florida divorce

http://www.miamidivorcelawattorneyblog.com/2014/07/take-cont… Take control of your relationships during your Florida divorce Your Florida divorce may be causing you some emotional distress and general anxiety. Would it help you to know that experts say there are no “normal” marriages or divorces? Or that you do not have to choose between the two extremes of a perfect marriage and a horribly broken home? Continue Reading...

Judge Hands Down Controversial Sentence

http://www.dmt-law.com/Blog/2014/July/Judge-Hands-Down-Contr…   Judge Hands Down Controversial Sentence A local judge ordered a former Coconut Grove lawyer to serve six years of probation with the condition that he pay back $700,000 that he allegedly stole from clients. The State of Florida charged Guy Bailey in 2010 with 1 st Degree Grand Theft. The attorney charged in the case was once considered Continue Reading...

Former Police Officer Charged With Child Pornography

 http://www.dmt-law.com/Blog/2014/September/Retired-Cop-Charg… Former Police Officer Charged With Child Pornography A retired City of Miami police officer was recently charged both in federal and state court for a variety of offenses. He is accused of downloading hundreds of child pornography videos in federal court. He was formally charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. After his release on bond, he was Continue Reading...

Florida Divorce Rates Down Over Past Two Decades

Florida Divorce Rates Down Over Past Two Decades Florida residents likely hear a lot about rising divorce rates, but not all numbers touted on the Internet are accurate. According to numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, divorce rates in the state of Florida fell between 1990 and 2009. The number of divorces reported in 1990 were 81,700 in the state; Continue Reading...

An Invalid Divorce Can Cause Issues Years Later

An Invalid Divorce Can Cause Issues Years Later A second or later marriage comes with some risks if either party to the marriage was not thorough in the legality of a previous divorce. There are several reasons that a divorce may be invalidated; in one case highlighted by the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), a possibly invalid divorce could have risked Continue Reading...

Police Interaction Tips from a Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami

Police Interaction Tips from a Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami When it comes to interacting with law enforcement, most people do not normally consider such an encounter until they find themselves in a situation that attracts police attention. Such scenarios often come when least expected so people are caught off guard. They forget or do not remember that they have Continue Reading...

Complex Criminal Investigations in Miami- Dade County

Complex Criminal Investigations in Miami- Dade County If you find yourself the subject of one of the thousands of criminal investigations that occur in Miami- Dade County, your initial impulse may be to turn to friends and family for support and advice.  This is natural, but you must be careful:  Only a qualified and experienced criminal defense attorney can properly offer any Continue Reading...
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