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West Palm Beach Defense Attorney Reports Protestor Arrests Highly Suspicious

Recent arrests of Anonymous protestors for trespassing were completely politically motivated says Andrew Stine West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney. On May 20, 2016 the West Palm Beach Police Department arrested many “protesters”, belonging to a group called Anonymous, for “trespassing,” reports West Palm Beach defense attorney Andrew Stine. The protestors were calling for the arrest of Officer Nouman Raja, the off-duty Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer, who shot to death Corey Jones. The protest started at the Palm Beach County Courthouse. The arrest of the protestors was triggered, however, not at the governmental building in downtown West Palm Beach, FL, but at an open field located close to the home of the Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg. Dave Aronberg is the top prosecutor in Palm Beach County,… […]

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4th District Court Rules for Palm Beach Defense Attorney Andrew Stine on Appeal

Appellate attorney Stine fought to get his client, restrained by an injunction, the due process rights mandated by law and denied by the trial court judge. The law office of Andrew D. Stine has filed and successfully won many appeals over the past 14 years. Recently, the District Court of Appeals of the State of Florida Fourth District (4th DCA), agreed with Palm Beach County defense attorney Andrew D. Stine, when he successfully argued that Palm Beach County Circuit Judge, Lisa S. Small, denied due process to Mr. Michael Vaught when she entered an injunction against him in a domestic violence case. On April 20, 2016, the 4th DCA issued its ruling and specifically stated that the injunction entered against the husband, Mr. Vaught, was entered in violation of his… […]

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Palm Beach County Defense Attorney: Heroin Use Reaches Epidemic Proportions

Aggressive enforcement against Palm Beach County pill mills has fueled heroin use and a spike in violent crime, reports criminal defense attorney Andrew Stine. Palm Beach County, Florida was recently known as the pill mill capital of the United States. But since the authorities, including the Federal Government through the DEA and the Palm Beach County Drug Task Force, led by the Office of the Palm Beach County Sheriff shut down the local pill mills, the need for addicts to get their fix on opium has not withered. As a matter of fact, over the past few years or since 2013, the rise of heroin on the streets of Palm Beach County, FL has escalated to epidemic levels. Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Lake-Worth have seen significant amounts of heroin… […]

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Palm Beach Defense Lawyer: State Offers No Love to 18 Year Old Who Played Doctor

The Office of the State Attorney wants Malachi Love Robinson to accept a plea bargain that would put him in jail for three years for operating his clinic. Andrew D. Stine, West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney reports that Malachi Love Robinson, the 18 year old who “played doctor,” according to the Office of the State Attorney in and for Palm Beach County Florida has again been the center of many national news sources. Malachi Love Robinson, also known as Dr. Love, was in court this week and the assistant state attorney announced that the State of Florida is requesting that Dr. Love plead guilty in exchange for 3 years in the Florida Department of Corrections with 5 years of probation to follow the prison sentence. The State believes they… […]

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Palm Beach Defense Attorney: DCF Has a Reputation for Breaking Up Families

According to criminal defense lawyer Andrew Stine, DCF has earned a reputation for using underhanded tactics to remove children from their homes. The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has a nefarious reputation throughout Florida for illegally removing children from their families, reports Andrew D. Stine, Palm Beach defense attorney. DCF will receive a report through the “hotline” regarding child abuse, child endangerment or child neglect and then use underhanded tactics in their investigation of the allegations. Several investigation tools used by DCF allow for the “child” to be interviewed, without the parents even knowing about the investigation let alone the interview. Schools are a favorite place for DCF to use this underhanded tactic in their bag of investigative tools. DCF likes to show up at elementary schools, middle schools… […]

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West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Attorney Explains Florida Concealed Weapons Law

Criminal defense lawyer Andrew Stine clarifies Florida concealed weapons laws and describes when carrying a concealed firearm is illegal. In Florida, the estimated number of firearms is well over 16 million. Guns are a way of life for many Floridians, says West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Andrew Stine. Firearm ownership has been on a sharp increase over the past 7 years, not only in Florida but throughout America. So what does Florida law say about carrying a concealed firearm? Under section 790.01(2), Florida Statutes, the law provides that “a person who carries a concealed firearm (without a concealed firearms permit) on or about his or her person commits a felony of the third degree.” Under Florida law, a “concealed firearm” is defined as “any firearm . . . which… […]

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Florida Passes Law to Save Kids and Pets in Cars, Says Palm Beach Defense Lawyer

Criminal defense attorney Andrew Stine reports on a law passed by the Florida Legislature protecting citizens who break into locked cars to save kids and pets. The Florida Legislature passed a new law that allows Good Samaritans to forcefully enter any unattended motor vehicle without civil liability, if they reasonably believe the vehicle is locked and any vulnerable person or any domestic animal is in danger, reports West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Andrew Stine. Under this new Florida law, the “vulnerable person” definition is tied to the same meaning in Florida General Statue 435.02. Under Fla. Gen. Stat. 435.02 “vulnerable person” basically means a “minor child.” Domestic animal under the new statute is defined as any animal that may be kept as a household pet, but does not include… […]

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Palm Beach Domestic Violence Lawyer: Responding Sheriffs Are There to Make an Arrest

When law enforcement arrives after a 911 domestic violence call, it’s not to act as marriage counselors or therapists. They are there to take someone to jail. In Palm Beach County, FL when a domestic disturbance is called into law enforcement officials through the 911 system or through the non-emergency number, police must respond, says Palm Beach domestic violence lawyer Andrew D. Stine. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is not responding to the domestic violence call in order to be a marriage counselor or family therapist. The deputy sheriff is responding to the domestic violence call to take someone to jail; and if children are present in the home, DCF will be notified by the responding officer. Palm Beach County has a “must arrest” policy on all domestic battery… […]

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Palm Beach Defense Attorney to Defend 18-Year Old Charged With Posing as Doctor

Criminal defense attorney Andrew Stine explains Florida law about who can and cannot legally open a medical clinic in the state. West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Andrew D. Stine is defending Malachi Love-Robinson, the 18 year old criminally charged with posing as a doctor. The full story will be told at trial, but in order to appreciate what is happening now, in this Palm Beach County criminal case that has captured national attention, you must first understand Florida law, as it applies to “who can open a clinic or a doctor’s office” in the State of Florida, and what a medical doctor does under his or her license. In Florida, there is “No requirement” that the clinic, doctor’s office or other medical facility be owned and incorporated by a… […]

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Andrew D. Stine Talks About His Client – Malachi A. Love-Robinson

Teen Who Allegedly Posed As a Doctor Says His Intentions Were Pure Did an 18-year old West Palm Beach resident practice medicine without a license? That’s the question we plan to discuss today with Andrew D. Stine, the defense attorney defending the young man accused. West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Andrew Stine about what Florida law states with regard to owning a medical clinic and practicing medicine in the state of Florida. Read more

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