Written by Moses & Rooth on February 13, 2018
Assault and battery are two crimes that are often related, but they are different. Assault involves the use of threats toward another person. No physical contact is involved.
When a person touches another person without his or her consent, it becomes batteryRead More
Written by Moses & Rooth on May 30, 2017
Teachers exercise an important role in supervising and mentoring our children. It is a position of trust. And when that trust is violated, the legal consequences can be quite severe.
We have all heard sensationalized stories in the news about teachers having sex with their underage students. Sometimes people write this…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth on March 21, 2012
The Stand your Ground Defense can apply to variety of criminal cases including a simple domestic violence battery charge. The Stand your ground laws in the State of Florida have been a hot topic of discussion over the past couple of weeks related to the high profile case Trayvon…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth on January 13, 2012
As a society we like to think that we can place our trust in law enforcement officers to not only protect us, but also our loved ones – and in the vast majority of situations Florida police officers rightly earn this trust. However, the Herald-Tribune recently released an investigative report…Read More