The Florida Supreme Court recently issued an opinion clarifying the Florida Speedy Trial recapture provision. The opinion, in its entirety, can be found by clicking the following link:
The importance of an advocate who is looking out both for your legal rights and your pocketbook has never been more evident than it is from this piece:
“Thirty-five percent of women around the world have been raped or physically abused, according to statistics the World Health Organization released Thursday. About 80 percent of the time this violence occurs in the home, at the hands of a partner or spouse.”
Read more at: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/06/20/193475321/who-finds-violence-against-women-is-shockingly-common?ft=1&f=1001&sc=tw&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
“An Oceanside man who as a child performed the voice of Charlie Brown in several ‘Peanuts’ animated television specials and movies pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of making criminal threats and stalking in connection with disputes with his girlfriend and a doctor who performed breast-enhancement surgery on her.”
Read more at: http://www.10news.com/news/former-peanuts-voice-actor-peter-robbins-pleads-guilty-to-threats-stalking-04102013
” City native and Detroit Lions football player Amari Spievey was arrested in Middletown Tuesday after a dispute with his girlfriend about child support, police said.
Spievey, 24, was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct for the incident that happened shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday on Dove Lane, police said.”
Read more at: http://www.middletownpress.com/articles/2013/03/27/news/doc51533cd82c06c557484524.txt?viewmode=fullstory
“An NFL legend expressed dismay Saturday that public campaigns and rallies must still be held to tamp down the instances of domestic violence that leave women battered and bruised.
Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach told a crowd of thousands in downtown that men should know better than to strike a woman. But domestic abuse continues to bedevil authorities in Dallas and elsewhere.”
Read more at: http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story/_/id/9090019/roger-staubach-emmitt-smith-dez-bryant-speak-domestic-violence
“The divorce between Oklahoma oil baron Harold Hamm and his second wife, Sue Ann, is attracting attention, in part because Sue Ann could win one of the largest divorce settlements in history, worth billions of dollars.”
View the video of Natalie Morales report here: http://www.today.com/video/today/51286653/#51286653
“Weeks after students in Pasco County filmed a vicious attack on a classmate and posted the video online, state lawmakers want to empower principals to better police cyber-bullying.
It might not be that easy.”