Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on November 15, 2018
Domestic violence cases often hinge on the alleged victim testifying. If he or she doesn’t, then the state usually has no case to bring against you.
No matter what the state says, it really can’t compel someone to testify. Many alleged victims go missing…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on October 5, 2018
Medical marijuana remains a complicated topic in Florida. As you probably know, voters approved a state constitutional amendment in 2016 to authorize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. But this doesn’t mean you can simply roll your own joint and smoke it because you think you have…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on September 19, 2018
In Florida, vandalism is called “criminal mischief” and it is covered by Florida statute 806.13. If you have been accused of criminal mischief, you will need an aggressive criminal defense attorney on your team. Penalties can be quite…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on September 5, 2018
Each year, thousands of teens move through Florida’s juvenile criminal justice system. However, questions continue to mount about whether the justice system is failing Florida’s young people. A recent story from ABC News has highlighted many of the…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on August 14, 2018
The opioid crisis continues to draw attention of the national media. The crisis has been used to explain everything from the increased mortality rates for some Americans to President Trump’s popularity in rural America.
One aspect that has not drawn nearly enough attention is the link between…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on July 23, 2018
Everyone has a “youthful indiscretion” they would like to forget. Unfortunately, if that indiscretion left you with a criminal record, forgetting may not be so easy. There is a good chance a potential employer will inquire about your criminal history. So what do…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on July 16, 2018
There’s a school of thought that believes smiling in your mugshot following a criminal arrest is a good idea. Public officials charged with crimes sometimes do this as a way of showing defiance or that they consider the charges politically motivated. But even private citizens are known to…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on June 28, 2018
The Fourth of July is a time for celebration. Of course, the first Independence Day was a tumultuous time for the nation’s founders–they were literally facing treason charges from the British Crown. Fortunately, few Orlando residents will find themselves in that kind of legal trouble today.
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on May 3, 2018
Many Florida residents are accustomed to sharing their daily activities with friends via Facebook and other social media networks. But the darker side of this phenomenon was on display recently when a 22-year-old Tennessee man took to his Facebook page to confess to the murderRead More
Written by Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law on April 11, 2018
Drugs are widely used in the United States, but it’s not just illegal ones that are leading to criminal charges and deaths. Prescription drugs have become an epidemic in the country over the past decade. People are living longer and relying on painkillers to help them feel good….Read More