Obstruction of justice is a serious crime, and it is often tacked on to an existing white collar criminal charge. Obstruction of justice is pretty simple to understand. It is anything that it is meant to impede government action, such as an investigation, administrative proceeding, or trial. If you are under investigation for a […]
Auto dealer fraud is when a car salesman uses deception, manipulation, unlawful practices or fraud to sell a car to an unsuspecting customer. Auto dealer fraud can occur at any stage of the buying process, from the writing on an advertisement to the verbal negotiation with the buyer. Even though auto dealer fraud is […]
In Fort Lauderdale, as elsewhere in the United States, the rule is that the police cannot go into a person’s residence unless they have a search warrant or express permission from the residence’s owner. There are some exceptions, but police searches done without a warrant are generally illegal. If the police actually arrest an […]
State law mandates that you have to stop if you’ve gotten into a traffic accident, but you don’t always have to call the police if you don’t want to.
If you do get into a traffic accident, and you don’t stop your car, you can be charged with a crime. The punishment can vary, depending […]
Far too much personal information is being shared online nowadays. That may not be a foreseeable problem for you, but assume it’s not you who’s putting that information out there. Historically, being able to see your arrest report would take considerable effort and a long period of correspondence. That’s no longer the case. Now, […]