Monthly Archives: February 2016
Florida Prosecutors Take White Collar Crimes Seriously
White collar crimes are a serious matter. Federal prosecutors in Florida treat offenses like tax fraud, identity theft, and money laundering just as seriously as more conventional violent crimes. And if a white collar crime involves more than one person, whoever is charged as the “ringleader” may face enhanced penalties under federal sentencing guidelines…. Read More »
How Much Property Can I Keep If I File for Bankruptcy in Florida?
Many people worry that filing for bankruptcy will leave them with nothing. In fact, the purpose of bankruptcy is to protect people from losing everything. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, for example, an individual debtor is entitled to keep a certain amount of property away from their creditors, both during and after the… Read More »
Protecting the Due Process Rights of Persons Accused of Domestic Violence
Domestic violence laws are designed to protect women, children, or anyone else suffering from the effects of abuse at the hands of a family or household member. A Florida court may issue a permanent injunction for protection against an individual when there is evidence presented of domestic abuse. But the law must also protect… Read More »