Domestic Violence in Florida

In Florida, domestic violence is defined as any assault, battery, aggravated assault or battery, kidnapping, false imprisonment or other criminal offense committed by a household or family member that results in the injury or death to another household or family member. The definition of a household member can include a spouse, former spouse, person related by blood or marriage, people ... Read More

COVID-19 and Criminal Charges in Miami-Dade

During the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping your business open in violation of an Emergency Order may mean criminal charges in Miami-Dade. On March 12, 2020, Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency in Miami Dade County in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Soon after, the Mayor signed an Emergency Order to shutdown all on-site services many commercial businesses ... Read More