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What Happens During Cross-Examination in a Florida Domestic Violence Hearing?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

If your significant other is pursuing a domestic violence injunction in Florida, they may decide to testify. Otherwise known as “taking the stand,” this involves speaking under oath. In most cases, they will describe the alleged domestic violence that you have committed. Although this testimony can help them achieve an injunction, there is a… Read More »

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Should I Consider a Mock Trial for Criminal Charges in Fort Lauderdale?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

When facing criminal charges in Fort Lauderdale, it’s important to consider every possible strategy that might give you an advantage. One option is a mock trial or mock jury. This technique helps you get a sense of how average people, like those potentially serving as jurors in your case, will react to your situation…. Read More »

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Fort Lauderdale Woman Faces Charges in Connection to Canadian Gold Heist

By Haber Blank, LLP |

In April of 2023, $20 million in gold bars and foreign currency was stolen from the Toronto Pearson International Airport. It proved to be the largest gold heist in Canadian history. Over the next year, Canadian and US authorities conducted an in-depth investigation that revealed a cross-border network of gang activity, gun smuggling, and… Read More »

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Can You Face Battery Charges for Spitting on Someone in Fort Lauderdale?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

The legal definition of battery is quite broad in Florida. While you might assume that you will only face this charge after physically striking someone, other behavior also falls under battery in Fort Lauderdale. One example is spitting. But can you really face charges for spitting on someone? Woman Arrested After Spitting on Bus… Read More »

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Domestic Violence Against Seniors in Fort Lauderdale

By Haber Blank, LLP |

When most people hear the phrase “domestic violence,” they assume that it refers to incidents between spouses. However, the term “domestic” encompasses all incidents that occur within a household – and in some cases beyond it. In Florida, this may include violence against senior household members – including grandparents, great-uncles, elderly in-laws, and so… Read More »

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Having Children in the Car During DUIs in Fort Lauderdale

By Haber Blank, LLP |

Committing a first-offense DUI is a serious offense, but it can become much worse with certain aggravating factors. One example of an aggravating DUI factor is having a child in the vehicle at the time of your alleged offense. If you are facing this type of situation, it is important to understand the potential… Read More »

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Penalties for Trafficking Magic Mushrooms in Fort Lauderdale

By Haber Blank, LLP |

Magic mushrooms are some of the most popular recreational drugs in Florida. According to the National Institutes of Health, the consumption of these mushrooms likely began before humanity even evolved – and there is evidence that even early hominins such as Neanderthals ate them. Today, many Florida residents face criminal consequences for trafficking these… Read More »

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Felons Face Serious Consequences for Firearm Possession in Florida

By Haber Blank, LLP |

Although incarceration and fines represent the most obvious consequences associated with felonies, convicts may also lose certain rights after convictions. A felon cannot possess a firearm in the State of Florida, and any attempts to obtain a firearm may result in serious penalties. A number of felons have faced these penalties within the past… Read More »

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Possession of a Digital Scale: Can It Be Used as Evidence in a Florida Trafficking Case?

By Haber Blank, LLP |

There are many reasons why someone might want to carry a digital scale. Some coffee enthusiasts use scales to measure out the perfect amount of coffee for a consistent brewing experience. Chefs and culinary professionals might also want to take digital scales to work in order to accurately measure out ingredients. Of course, drug… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About the Gabby Petito Act in Florida

By Haber Blank, LLP |

Florida’s domestic violence laws are constantly evolving, and the newest change comes by way of the newly proposed “Gabby Petito Act.”  This law seeks to create tougher penalties for those accused of domestic violence in Florida.  The move has been largely celebrated by various media organizations, but many Florida residents might not be completely… Read More »

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