January 28, 2015

Possession of Marijuana less than 20 grams

Possession of marijuana can either be a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the amount possessed. If you possess 20 grams or more it can be punished as a 3rd degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison. If you possess less than 20 grams it is punishable as a first degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in the county jail.
August 19, 2014

Never pay a driving on a suspended license ticket!

What causes habitualization? If you get 3 convictions for driving on a suspended license within a 5 year period the DMV will suspend your license for 5 years.
March 18, 2014

CDL Drivers once again treated unfairly in Florida

If you are a Commercial driver and you receive a ticket the only way not to get the points is to have your ticket dismissed.
October 13, 2013

CDL drivers no longer unfairly treated in Palm Beach County

No matter what the reason, at least CDL drivers are now given a fair shake in court.
September 8, 2013

CDL drivers are getting screwed in Palm Beach County

CDL drivers already have fewer options when they get a ticket.  They are not allowed to elect school like the rest of us can. So, the only option that they have is to go to court to try to avoid points.
April 20, 2011

Financial Responsibility Suspensions

In my opinion a financial responsibility suspension should be on that list which allows a hardship license so the person can maintain a job and start paying back the injured party.
April 15, 2011

Accident case with 2 fatalities

Being a lawyer means always learning and adjusting to new things as they come up in trial. I recently had a trial on an accident case where my client was charged with careless driving when she lost control of her vehicle and two of her passengers were killed in the roll over accident that ensued.
March 29, 2011

New life for those who have been revoked as Habitual Traffic Offenders.

If your license has been revoked for five years as a Habitual Traffic Offender there is new life out there for you and the possibility of getting your license back
February 15, 2011

DMV sometimes mandates driving school for certain violations.

I already knew that this statute required persons who are convicted of certain offenses can be mandated to complete driving school but I did not know that the same statute can mandate school if the driver has been convicted of more than one accident case within a certain time frame.