leifertlaw September 12, 2018 Drug CrimesManslaughterMurder
This past May, Florida State Attorney Melissa Nelson made national headlines when she laid charges against three men in connection with a fentanyl overdose that caused the death of another person. But while Nelson has stated that these types of cases are to be expected, many say that for the time being at least, these Continue Reading..
leifertlaw September 27, 2017 DUIManslaughter
Yesterday in a Miami-Dade county courtroom, wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth received a 30-day jail sentence after pleading guilty to DUI manslaughter. The 28-year-old athlete could have faced up to 15 years in jail for hitting and killing a 59-year-old pedestrian with his Bentley after a night of drinking at Miami Beach’s Fountainbleauhotel. Following Stallworth’s release Continue Reading..
leifertlaw August 3, 2015 Manslaughter
It just can’t be said too many times: guns are not toys. As our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale juvenile defense lawyers know, firearms can be deadly, and they present a danger to anyone living in or visiting a home in which a firearm is kept. A story that emanated from Broward County last Continue Reading..
leifertlaw July 13, 2009 BatteryDUIManslaughter
In South Florida, former Yankees player Jim Leyritz, 45, was arrested on domestic battery charges last Thursday. The arrest occurred two months before he was scheduled to stand trial on a DUI manslaughter charge. That trial is scheduled to start on September 14, and police allege that Leyritz was drug when he caused a fatal Continue Reading..
leifertlaw June 8, 2009 DUIManslaughter
Our South Florida defense attorneys have heard that Donte Stallworth, 28-year-old wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns, pleaded not guilty to DUI manslaughter charges in a Miami-Dade courtroom last week. The defendant was not present for the hearing on Thursday morning, but his attorney entered the not guilty plea. According to an affidavit, the defendant’s Continue Reading..
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