leifertlaw May 16, 2014 Battery
According to the Sun Sentinel, a fight between two neighbors ensued after one criticized the other about his habit of feeding the ducks that reside in their mobile home community The melee was apparently serious enough that the older gentleman (the one who initiated the verbal exchange) wound up in the hospital, while the other Continue Reading..
leifertlaw August 15, 2012 Battery
A 79-year-old man is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in Fort Lauderdale after allegedly shooting a boy, NBC Miami reports. This is a serious charge levied against an older man. And he, and others like him, must have an experienced Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Attorney who will examine all aspects of the Continue Reading..
leifertlaw June 10, 2012 Battery
Those who suffer from infectious diseases shouldn’t be charged with aggravated circumstances in cases of assault, simply by virtue of their illness. Our Fort Lauderdale defense attorneys know this was the core issue in People v. Plunkett, which was decided recently in the New York State Court of Appeals. While this case is out of Continue Reading..
leifertlaw April 24, 2012 Battery
A Port St. Lucie assault between two teen girls has landed one of the girl’s parents in jail. Our Port St. Lucie defense attorneys understand that police claim the altercation was encouraged by the parents. They have been arrested on both felony and misdemeanor charges, though media reports have not indicated exactly what those charges Continue Reading..
leifertlaw March 1, 2012 Battery
A 39-year-old Riviera Beach man now faces charges of burglary with assault or battery, robbery by sudden snatching and aggravated battery on a person 65 or older in connection with an attack on a 79-year-old woman who’s neck was broken, The Palm Beach Post reports. Florida law allows for enhanced penalties for certain circumstances, whether Continue Reading..
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