Can You Travel While on Probation?

We all at times get put in difficult situations. Some may be harsh and others may be minor but no matter the level of difficulty it is, getting involved in situations we never intentionally wanted to partake in, comes with living life itself. And despite the bad rap lawyers tend…

Are you entitled to bond while on Probation?

Getting a bond while you’re on probation is like getting in trouble while you’re already in trouble and then asking a judge to give you a break. The simple answer is NO ONE is ‘entitled’ to a bond while on probation. Probation is already seen as getting a break under…

Credit Card Fraud: We Can Help

According to Title 18 U.S.C. §1029 of the Federal law, it is a criminal offense to knowingly and with intent defraud to use, produce, or traffic in counterfeit access devices—access devices being cards, codes, plates, account numbers, electronic serial numbers, mobile identification numbers, personal identification numbers, or other type of…

Medicaid Fraud is a Serious Crime

In 2012, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force had uncovered $452 million dollars worth of false billings in seven cities across the nation. It was the biggest crackdown of Medicare fraud in history. More than 100 people (doctors, nurses, social workers) were arrested for suspicion of committing medical fraud. One of…

Accused of a White Collar Crime Don’t Know What to Do?

White collar crime consists of a variety of crimes, but they all typically involve crime committed through deceit and motivated by financial gain. The most common white collar crimes are various types of fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion and money laundering. Many types of scams and frauds fall into the bucket…

What is Expungement and Record Sealing?

A criminal record can follow a person for an entire lifetime, affecting his or her ability to find a job, continue with education, or even sign a lease. Even if a criminal case does not result in a conviction, a record of an arrest and a criminal prosecution remains. It…

The real Marijuana vs. The Synthetic

According to a police report, a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped Brian Mills’ vehicle “due to items hanging from the interior rearview mirror, obstructing the driver’s view, and for suspected illegal tint on the side window.” A U.S. Border Patrol agent was also on scene and his dog “alerted”…

Florida is Number 1 in Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction is a major issue in the U.S., with prescription opiate addiction being one of the biggest drug problems today. Opiate medications are surprisingly easy to obtain. In fact, an estimated 210 million prescriptions for opiates were dispensed in 2010 alone. Medical experts say prescription opiate abusers are far…