leifertlaw July 10, 2013 Violent Crimes
For many years, it was believed in the realm of criminal defense that guilt or innocence could be accurately determined through the use of forensic bite mark evidence. Fort Lauderdale felony defense attorneys know this type of evidence was primarily presented in cases of sexual assault or homicide. If the aggressor had bitten the alleged Continue Reading..
leifertlaw November 24, 2012 Violent Crimes
A 65-year-old Deerfield Beach man has been arrested on a series of decades-old sexual assault cases, after a cold case crimes unit reportedly linked him to at least three assaults. Detectives believe there could be dozens more, according to media reports. Our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers are always wary of police claims of guilt Continue Reading..
leifertlaw August 12, 2012 Violent Crimes
Capital murder cases, or those punishable by death, are the most serious on our books, and investing in a highly-skilled and experienced Florida criminal defense lawyer is absolutely critical in these instances. When that doesn’t happen, it’s literally a matter of life and death for the defendant. Thankfully in a Robinson v. State of Florida, Continue Reading..
leifertlaw April 2, 2012 Violent Crimes
The differences between Fort Lauderdale manslaughter and murder charges are nuanced and technical, but can make a big difference in terms of the penalties in the case. Our Fort Lauderdale manslaughter defense attorneys know that this is a topic that has arisen much lately, in the wake of the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin Continue Reading..
leifertlaw March 15, 2012 Violent Crimes
Our society is one that prides itself on rehabilitation. We always believe that people make mistakes and deserve a second chance. The law here in Florida does provide some safeguards to help give people an opportunity to get the mental health treatment they need in relation to their Florida criminal law cases. Morel v. Wilkins Continue Reading..
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