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Fort Lauderdale Defense Lawyer Michael D. Weinstein Lends a Legal Hand to a Father Who Has Been Detained for DUI Manslaughter

On July 21, 2019, 32-year-old Darran Johnson was accused of driving under the influence and causing an accident that resulted in the death of BSO Deputy Benjamin Nimtz. About three weeks after the fatal crash, Johnson was taken into police custody and charged with homicide and DUI manslaughter. Johnson has been behind bars since his [...]

By |2019-09-05T18:26:27+00:00September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Bail Bonds Work in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. If you have been arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a chain of events can begin to occur that can impact your life, freedom, and future. You have the right to ask to speak to a lawyer. Michael D. Weinstein, PA are criminal defense lawyers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida who can assist you [...]

By |2019-01-21T20:48:45+00:00January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Facing Felony Charges for Reporting Fentanyl Use?

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Fentanyl is so deadly, that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that it would only take 118 pounds of fentanyl to kill 25 million people. Some even claim that the drug could be used in a terrorist attack. Many reports indicate that even just a few grains of the drug can be deadly. According [...]

By |2018-12-26T16:40:01+00:00December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Probation

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. In some cases, if you are convicted of a crime, you might face probation rather than jail time. What does probation entail? And what are your rights and responsibilities? What happens if you are found in violation of probation? […]

By |2018-11-19T22:06:42+00:00November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentencing Tears Families Apart

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to FAMM, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, when individuals face charges in the Federal Court System, federal judges may be required to use mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines when determining how long someone will spend in jail. These “mandatory minimums” are set for certain drug crimes, but they also include certain gun offenses [...]

By |2018-10-22T15:03:44+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How One Criminal Defense Attorney Uses Storytelling to Help Clients

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. If you are facing drug crime charges or have a probation violation, one of the biggest concerns you might have is how long you might spend in jail. In cases where the judge has discretion over the sentencing, the case that your criminal defense lawyer presents can make an immense difference in [...]

By |2019-01-07T21:14:27+00:00September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could You or a Loved One Face Charges as a Drug Dealer?

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the U.S., there have been more reports of friends and family members sharing drugs, or loved one’s acquiring drugs for their friends or family. Sadly, when these situations lead to deadly overdoses, the government has started to criminally charge the friend or family member [...]

By |2018-08-20T18:01:53+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Programs Offer Treatment for Children with Violent Tendencies

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. There’s treatment for drug addiction. If you’re arrested for heroin use or opioid use, there are many options available to help you curb your addiction. There’s alcohol treatment for individuals who are found guilty of drunk driving. But what happens if you’re a parent with a violent child? Curbing violent behavior and [...]

By |2018-07-20T19:09:07+00:00July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Overdose Deaths Get Treated as Homicides

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the New York Times, prosecutors are increasingly seeking homicide charges in drug overdose deaths. In some of these cases, family and friends end up in jail. In other cases, the people who are facing criminal charges are friends who shared drugs at a party, loved ones who purchased street drugs [...]

By |2018-06-19T21:10:13+00:00June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women Who Are Pregnant and Addicted Need Rehab, not Jail

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the ACLU, 219,000 women are in jail. Most of these women are also mothers. The ACLU reports that one of the main reasons why the U.S. has so many women behind bars compared to other nations is that the U.S. puts women behind bars for drug crimes. When women are [...]

By |2018-05-18T19:17:25+00:00May 18th, 2018|Criminal Defense|0 Comments