Ways You Can Lose Your Green Card

Once you get a green card, you become a lawful permanent resident of the United States. With residency come a number of privileges, including the right to live and work in the country permanently. However, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can decide to revoke these privileges under certain circumstances, leading you to lose your green card. Abandonment of Permanent Resident Status  You Read More →

How Fort Lauderdale Cops’ Racist Messages May Affect Criminal Cases

Racist text messages and an offensive video recovered from the smartphones of four Ft. Lauderdale police officers are likely to have a significant impact on several pending criminal cases. The Broward County public defender has announced that he does not believe the Fort Lauderdale Public Police Department has conducted a complete investigation of the scandal, and he will seek a dismissal of at least 56 Read More →

Jose Izquierdo Now a Member of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys

Prominent Fort Lauderdale DUI Attorney Jose Izquierdo was recently granted membership to the prestigious American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys. The investiture comes after a long and exhaustive vetting process in which the Association determined that Izquierdo possesses the knowledge, skills and expertise that are necessary to defend DUI cases in Florida successfully. The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys’ process to grant membership consists Read More →

Cocaine Arrest? Learn About Your Options

Cocaine is one of the most popular recreational drugs in the United States, and crimes related to its possession, sale, trafficking, cultivating or manufacture are extremely serious. A cocaine arrest and conviction on your record marks you as a person with a substance abuse problem, even if you do not have one. Cocaine-related crimes are considered serious in Florida. Because of its geographic location, Florida Read More →

Visit Fort Lauderdale: Get a Visa for Adult Child

Family reunification is the one of the cornerstones of the US immigration system. As an American citizen in Fort Lauderdale, you can sponsor a visa for adult child who is 21 years of age or older to live permanently in the United States. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services defines a person below the age of 21 as a “child.” However, adult children who Read More →

Arrested for an Alcohol-Related Fight? What’s Next?

They typically occur at the end of the enjoyable evening. One moment, you’re nursing a drink. The next minute, tempers flare, and within a few minutes, you find yourself embroiled in a bar fight. When police officers arrive at the scene, they will arrest just about everyone involved in the fight, regardless of whose fault the fight was or who started it. Chances are that Read More →

Charges and Penalties after an Ecstasy Arrest in Ft. Lauderdale

The laws in Florida related to ecstasy arrest are some of the most stringent in the country. In the state, you may face felony charges when you are found in possession of any amount of ecstasy. Ecstasy Effects Ecstasy or methylenedioxy phenethylamine (MDMA), is a hallucinogenic stimulant. This drug is typically sold in the form of pills. A person who has taken ecstasy is likely Read More →

Learn the Penalty for Identity Theft before You Head to Trial

In Florida, identity theft charges are filed as misdemeanor or felony charges. You can face charges of obtaining property by false personation or criminal use of personal identification information. If you’re convicted of obtaining property by false personation, then the penalty for identity theft is equal to the penalty that applies for convictions of larceny. However, if you are convicted of criminal use of personal Read More →

Sponsoring a Green Card for Siblings Coming to Fort Lauderdale

As an American citizen, you are eligible to petition for certain members of your close family, to enter and live in the United States as permanent residents. You can petition to bring your brother or your sister to live in this country as a green card holder. For this, you must meet the following criteria.  You must be an American citizen. You must be at Read More →

Get a Lawyer if Arrested for Breaking and Entering into a Business

The term “breaking and entering” often describes the offense of burglary. Thus, a person who allegedly broke into and entered a business in Ft. Lauderdale may face the charge of burglary, which is a felony under Florida law. Burglary requires proving that the defendant intended to commit a crime after breaking and entering. You do not have to forcibly enter the building (break a door, Read More →