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Prescription fraud, also called doctor shopping, is a serious issue in Florida and the United States at large and has greatly contributed to the prescription drug abuse epidemic.

As a result, investigators and prosecutors have been on high alert and have increased prosecution of these crimes. It is imperative to consult an experienced criminal defense attorney when facing #prescriptionfraud charges.

The skilled Palm Beach County criminal defense attorneys of Meltzer & Bell, P.A.​ can build the strongest defense on your behalf. Contact them today for a free, confidential review of your case.

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Attorney, Lawrence Meltzer is quoted on the Miami Herald. #criminaldefense  

Lawrence Meltzer, said Wednesday that Loughman is “presumed innocent until proven guilty.” “We are vigorously going to represent our client as to the charges levied against her,” he said. 

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Most people think of facing a DUI arrest simply when you are caught driving with an alcohol level over the legal limit. However, there are several other scenarios that can warrant a drunk driving arrest. Knowing your rights and understanding the laws are paramount to the outcome of the case.

To learn more about DUI laws in Florida visit:

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#Probation is a consequence of a criminal finding of guilt. Under probation, a person is able to live their normal life under certain conditions as long as they report regularly. Sometime probation is given because the court believes it a more efficient and effective punishment than prison. Other times, it is part of a deferred adjudication deal, in which the defendant will have the opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction on their record for the offense they are being placed on probation for.

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#Sexuall #offenses can happen anywhere. 

The offense many people call "rape" is, under Florida Statutes Annotated § 794.011, called "sexual battery." Sexual battery means that the accused cause the victim's sexual organ, anus or mouth to be penetrated by a sexual organ or any other object without the victim's consent.

To learn more about sexual offense laws in Florida visit out website:

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When a person faces #criminal #charges for the #first #time in his or her life, he or she has many, many questions. Will I have to go to jail? Will I have a criminal record, and will I be able to continue my career? What will this mean for my family? Is there any way out of this?

Being arrested for the first time is a scary thing to happen to anyone. The important thing to remember is that you do not have to go through this alone.

Visit our website to get more information. . 

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"Orville Lee Wollard III is serving 20 years for firing a warning shot.

Eight years ago, in a flash of fear and rage, he grabbed his gun. He says it was not to kill anyone but to scare away his teenage daughter’s live-in boyfriend."

To learn more about #gun #laws visit our website:

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In 2012, there were 697 fatalities that were a result of drunk driving in Florida, according to the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. Let's keep 2016 safer and avoid a #DUI 

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Wishing everyone a happy and safe New Years! Drive carefully as there will be drivers that make the mistake of #drinking  and #driving 

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There is an important reason so many amendments in the Bill of Rights pertain to criminal defense. When the government accuses a person of a crime, the accused is at risk of having his or her liberty taken away.
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