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May 1, 2023
7 Qualities to Look for in a Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Lawyer

When Michael faced a criminal charge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he realized that hiring the right criminal defense lawyer was one of the most critical decisions he needed to make. He searched online for an experienced and competent criminal lawyer to help him navigate the legal system and defend his rights. However, choosing the right […]

March 1, 2023
An Experienced Fort Lauderdale Drug Crime Lawyer Answers the Most Frequently Asked Questions

As an experienced drug crime lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I've seen firsthand the devastating effects of drug-related offenses in our state. Unfortunately, the Sunshine State's position on the map has made it a hot spot for drug trafficking from Mexico, Colombia, and other Central and South American countries. This influx of illicit narcotics has […]

January 1, 2023
Can You Go to Jail for Driving with a Suspended License in Florida?

Do you have a suspended driver’s license in Florida yet continue to drive your car? If so, it's time to take your suspension seriously. Driving with a suspended license in Florida can carry serious legal consequences. Even if you were unaware of the suspension or were confused about why your license was suspended in the […]

November 1, 2022
Do I Have to Submit to a Field Sobriety Exercise for Suspected DUI in Florida?

Your friend was pulled over by a police officer suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) and asked to submit to a field sobriety exercise. He was unsure whether he was legally obligated to submit to the exercise and what could happen if he refused. Your friend cooperated, submitted to the exercises, and was later […]

September 1, 2022
How the Use of Social Media Can Harm Your Criminal Defense Case in Florida

Social media platforms are a great way to stay in touch with family and friends, learn about current events, and discover groups of people with similar interests. However, if you are facing criminal charges, you may not realize how your use of social media can negatively impact the outcome of your criminal case. Even seemingly […]

July 1, 2022
Have You Been Accused of Domestic Violence in Florida?

The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard court case, in which the former spouses have accused each other of domestic violence, has riveted Americans’ attention. While the public will never know the complete account of what occurred in the celebrities’ household, being accused of domestic violence is a real possibility in today’s world. Florida law defines domestic violence […]

May 1, 2022
The Most Common Traffic Offenses in Florida and the Best Way to Defend Yourself

You can prevent citations for traffic offenses by avoiding the most common violations in Florida. At R. David Williams, P.A., Attorney and Counselor at Law in Fort Lauderdale, FL, our legal team has successfully represented hundreds of traffic clients. If you find yourself searching for a traffic criminal lawyer nearby, look for your specific offense […]

March 18, 2022
What You Need to Know About Florida's DUI Penalties

With a drunk driving rate higher than the national average, Florida has some of the strictest penalties in the country for DUI or driving under the influence. If a court finds you guilty of a DUI, you will deal with the state’s stringent DUI legislation and enforcement, which resulted from an effort to reduce Florida’s […]

October 1, 2019
Texting while driving is illegal

Texting while driving is illegal in Florida. The Florida bill makes this a secondary violation, which means a motorist would have to commit another offense, such as careless driving, speeding, red-light, or stop related offenses, to be pulled over, and all these fall under traffic violations. Once stopped, a driver can receive two tickets, one […]

September 3, 2019
Contempt of Court for not Paying Alimony

A very serious criminal situation encountered often by our criminal defense team is related to the legal consequences of not paying the child support (alimony) amount ordered by Court. In this context, many Florida citizens do not realize that not paying child support can lead to a criminal offense and the necessity to hire a specialized criminal defense lawyer for advice […]

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