leifertlaw August 15, 2015 Animal Cruelty
It is said often and it should be repeated frequently: what you post on social media can get you in trouble with the law. As Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers know, there is very little that you can expect to do privately on the internet. Just this past week, two Fort Pierce residents were arrested Continue Reading..
leifertlaw October 21, 2013 Animal Cruelty
As reported by the Sun Sentinel, on October 11th of this year, a 19-year-old from Palm Beach Gardens was arrested on for the illegal killing of an alligator, a slaying for which he used a machete. Given what we know of the case at this point, the criminal defense attorneys at Leifert & Leifert have Continue Reading..
leifertlaw June 3, 2013 Animal Cruelty
A lot of times when we talk about animal cruelty, we are referencing situations in which individuals are accused of abusing or neglecting domesticated or stray animals. However, our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorneys know that there is another type of animal protection law that can make criminals out of people who simply didn’t know Continue Reading..
leifertlaw November 30, 2012 Animal Cruelty
An 82-year-old man from Fort Lauderdale was recently sentenced to three years in prison because his dog attacked and killed a cat earlier this year. Specifically, he had been convicted on charges of animal cruelty and trespassing. Our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers believe three years is excessive, despite the fact that another animal lost Continue Reading..
leifertlaw May 10, 2010 Animal Cruelty
According to a police report, a 54-year-old woman dialed 911 about a 4-year-old male who was unable to breathe and may have choked on a marshmallow. When emergency responders arrived at the home, they discovered, not a 4-year-old child as they’d expected, but a 4-year-ol d pet pig. The police chief said they had several Continue Reading..
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