Differences Between State and Federal Courts Part 2: The Discovery Process and Disclosure of Witnesses

See Part 1: Can I Be Tried for the Same Crime in Both State and Federal Court? In court cases in both state and federal court, “discovery” is a crucial component of fashioning a defense. At the beginning stages of a case, discovery...

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Difference Between State and Federal Courts Part 1: Can I Be Tried for the Same Crime in Both State and Federal Court?

When you are charged with a crime, the jurisdiction of your court case is determined based on whether the offense(s) in question violate state or federal crimes. If you are charged in state court, the case will be styled as “The State of...

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Getting Criminal Charges Off Your Record in Florida

People make mistakes. As a law firm with extensive experience in criminal defense, we understand that as much as anyone. But your mistakes should not define the rest of your life. And those mistakes can present a challenge if they resulted in criminal...

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White Collar vs. Blue vs. Green: Understanding the Colors of Crime

For as black and white as the law claims to be, they sure make crime sound colorful. Perhaps you have heard the terms “blue collar crime” or “white collar crime” before and weren’t sure exactly what they meant. It turns...

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Introduction to Aggravated Identity Theft (18 USC Sec. 1028A)

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes today, and it has been for a number of years. Victims of identity theft can suffer significant losses of money, not to mention damage to their credit rating and having to spend countless hours trying...

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Why the Dark Web is Used for Criminal Activities

You won’t find it on Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. It’s called the “dark web” and it has become a mainstay in the criminal underworld. There is an entire subculture that uses the dark web for illegal drug sales, money laundering...

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Center Stage - Marketing as a Criminal Defense Attorney with Attorney Barry Wax

Check out our episode with Center Stage! I was interviewed by John Hinson and we had a great conversation. 

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Everything You Should Know About Ponzi Schemes

After Bernie Madoff and his historic, highly publicized Ponzi scheme collapsed during the Great Recession of 2008, one would think that the prevalence of such schemes would decrease. There is nothing to indicate that that is the case, however, and...

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Telemedicine and Telehealth Charges Keep Piling Up

It seems as if the Department of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, and other federal agencies are announcing historic telehealth fraud busts every other week. As soon as one bust breaks the previous money record, the next...

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Feds Continue to Unmask Pain Management Clinics

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has been aware for years of the ease at which pill mills can masquerade as “pain management clinics.” This trend does not discount the legitimacy of the vast majority of pain management clinics, but it shows...

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