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Palm Beach, Florida – What Happens When The Rich Get Arrested

Palm Beach, Florida – What Happens When The Rich Get Arrested

There is rich. There is super rich. Then there is Palm Beach. Palm Beach, Florida is a world unlike anywhere else – an ultra-exclusive island awash with spectacular estates and fabulously manicured lawns. It is a place where new money and old money play all day and party all night long. There are a few towns in America that are wealthier than Palm Beach but there is no town with more history or snob appeal. Even the rich get into trouble now and then. So what happens when a Palm Beacher gets arrested? They don’t retain a gentleman attorney from their country club. They go across Royal Park Bridge and hire an aggressive street fighter from West Palm Beach. Getting Arrested in Palm Beach Bail, of course, is a non-issue… […]

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5 Ways To Beat a DUI Charge in Palm Beach County

5 Ways To Beat a DUI Charge in Palm Beach County

It may seem like the end of the world when you get charged with a DUI – but it’s not. There are many ways a good Palm Beach County defense attorney can get your case thrown out. The faster you have legal representation after a DUI arrest, the better your chances are for a dismissal and expungement. Here are some defenses a good DUI lawyer will use to get your charge dismissed. ILLEGAL STOP AND SEARCH – A driver cannot be stopped unless the police officer has a reasonable and probable cause to believe that a law has been broken. Weaving without crossing any lines is not a violation of the law – you cannot be stopped and your vehicle cannot be searched because of this. INACCURATE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING… […]

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Andrew Stine, Criminal Defense Lawyer, Defends Man In Delray Beach Sex Crime

A terrible teen sex crime occurred in Delray Beach, Florida, last week and two youths are now in custody. But Andrew Stine, a renowned criminal defense attorney from West Palm Beach, claims that one of the suspects is innocent. The crime occurred around 2:30 p.m. last Thursday. According to reports, 20-year-old Francisco Henry and Spencer Britt, 17, robbed four teenagers who were playing cards in an abandoned house at gunpoint. Then, either Henry or Britt fired a handgun into a wall and forced the teenagers to engage in sexual acts with each other. Fingerprints were found at the crime scene and that led investigators to Britt. Britt, who has a criminal history including car theft and battery, was arrested and is being held at the Palm Beach County Juvenile Assessment… […]

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How To Beat a Solicitation of Prostitution Charge in West Palm Beach

Solicitation of Prostitution is part of a large group of “victimless” crimes like vagrancy, indecent exposure and public intoxication. But if you are arrested for this crime in Palm Beach County, there is nothing victimless about it – you are going to feel like a victim. In recent years, West Palm Beach Police have cracked down on solicitation of prostitution by using stings that target “johns” instead of actual prostitutes. Many unsuspecting men have been arrested and charged with this crime. Many innocent men who stopped at the request of an undercover agent have been entrapped. In the state of Florida, simply asking a person to engage in prostitution is an unlawful act. Money doesn’t even have to be exchanged. It is pretty serious stuff. This is a rare situation… […]

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What is Money Laundering?

Money laundering is the practice of engaging in financial transactions to conceal the identity, source or destination of illegally gained money. It is a major crime in many states and countries. U.S. Federal law is severe: “Whoever knowingly conducts or attempts to conduct a financial transaction which in fact involves the proceeds of specified unlawful activity with the intent to promote the carrying on of specified unlawful activity shall be sentenced to a fine of not more than $500,000 or twice the value of the property involved in the transaction, whichever is greater, or imprisonment for not more than twenty years, or both.” In the past, money laundering only applied to organized crime. Today, it has been expanded to include private individuals, drug dealers, businesses, corrupt officials and even states.… […]

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Andrew Stine – Criminal Defense Lawyer

Hi – my name is Andrew Stine. I have been practicing criminal law in West Palm Beach for over 10 years and I have a damn good track record. I am criminal defense lawyer, not an Internet blogger. So why am I doing this, you might ask. The Internet has become an important communication tool for many businesses and services – including criminal law. Blogging is a good way to share information about this practice and help educate people about my profession. That why I am going to take a little time before my day starts and write about the life of criminal defense attorney. Criminal defense is one of the toughest jobs in law. It is not just about breaking the law, it is about your reputation, your career… […]

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