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Why did Farkas & Crowley add Family Law? (Video)

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Adam Farkas, a partner in the law practice of Farkas & Crowley of West Palm Beach, Florida, explains why they decided to add family law to their practice following multiple requests from clients in need of help with family court.   Both attorneys, Adam Farkas and Jacqueline Crowley, have considerable experience and strong legal backgrounds. […]

Analyzing the Impact of Florida’s 10-20-Life Law on Weapon-Related Felonies

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Committing a crime is one thing, but committing a crime with the addition of a firearm elevates it to a new level. Even just the possession of any firearm can lead to a mandatory 10-year minimum sentencing for a first offense. The penalties increase for discharging the weapon increase to 20 years, and harming or […]

What Is Florida’s 10/20/Life Statute?

Jacqueline Crowley, a partner in the law practice of Farkas & Crowley of West Palm Beach, Florida, explains Florida’s concept of 10/20/Life statute, addressing the inclusion of a firearm during the commission of a felony.  Both attorneys, Adam Farkas and Jacqueline Crowley have experience and strong legal backgrounds. Together they serve their clients, and as […]

Defending Against DUI Charges in Florida

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A DUI arrest can be expensive and devastating, especially if it ends with a conviction. Because you have the right to an attorney, get one—and the sooner, the better. Florida’s penalties for DUI are severe. You can lose your driver’s license, even for a first offense. A DUI attorney understands how to defend you against […]

Juvenile Offenses in the Digital Age: Cybercrimes and Legal Responses

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Technology has made it faster and easier for juveniles to commit crimes that can get them into serious trouble. Many juveniles grew up with technology and quickly learned to use new software and apps. Their ease with technology means they can break the law with a few clicks.  Teenage Cybercrimes In 2021, a Florida teenager […]

Understanding the Legal Nuances of Sexual Battery Charges in Florida

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Florida uses the legal term “sexual battery” for rape or sexual assault.  Florida Statute § 794.011 describes “sexual battery” as any type of non-consensual sexual penetration with either a sexual organ or other object (except for medical procedures.) The common theme is the lack of consent and the inclusion of incapacitation or physical force used […]

Defensive Strategies in High-Profile Murder Trials

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It’s the most serious felony a person can be charged with and includes the harshest penalties of any crime in the Sunshine State. Your freedom—and possibly your life—is at stake if you are convicted. Legal representation is vital from the very beginning of a murder trial case. A murder case also draws attention, either to […]

The Intersection of White-Collar Crime and Cybercrime

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White-collar crime has long been associated with Wall Street, stockbrokers, business executives, and “office workers.” Cases like Bernie Madhoff and Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX are just two examples of how white-collar crime can do untold economic harm to its victims. For every one of these cases you hear about, there are a thousand others that […]

Navigating Complexities in Federal Drug Trafficking Cases

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Federal drug trafficking is much more serious than simple possession, which is usually prosecuted at the state level. The manufacture, sale, distribution, or possession with intent to distribute the drugs across state lines moves it to the federal level, with increased consequences. This includes any controlled substances, both prescription drugs and illegal ones like marijuana […]

HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO BE THE FIRST TO FILE FOR A DIVORCE IN FLORIDA? (VIDEO)

Is it important to be the first to file for Divorce

Jacqueline Crowley, a partner in the law practice of Farkas & Crowley of West Palm Beach, Florida, discusses whether one party needs to be the first to file the divorce petition in a Florida court. Both attorneys, Adam Farkas and Jacqueline Crowley have experience and strong legal backgrounds. Together they serve their clients, and as […]