Criminal Law Articles

Domestic Battery Defense

What makes the battery arrest domestic violence?

According to criminal attorney William R Moore, an arrest for battery, misdemeanor or felony, will wind up in front of the domestic violence judge if there is a certain relationship between the accused and the alleged victim. Battery is the unwanted striking of another person, which causes them harm. The level of harm, use of …

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Leaving the scene of an accident

Leaving the scene of an accident: Can I leave a note?

If you hit a parked car and are unable to find the owner, most people understand the law to require that the driver at fault leave a note with his or her contact information. Under Florida law, however, this isn’t quite enough as Florida statutes require that the accident be reported to the local police …

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Should I submit to roadside sobriety exercises?

If you are pulled over and suspected for DUI in Broward County Florida, the investigating officer will undoubtedly ask used to submit to roadside sobriety exercises. Many people unknowingly attempt to perform the one leg stand, finger to nose and heel-to-toe exercises despite there being no legal requirement to do so. These sobriety exercises are …

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DUI Manslaughter Evidence | Attorney William R. Moore

Event data recorders: Automobile black-box information in DUI manslaughter cases

The first form of an automobile “black box” was first introduced by General Motors in 1990. Although somewhat rudimentary in comparison to today’s event data recorders, the DERM system served a very similar function and paved the way to the widespread use of the ever-evolving device used today. Use of the device was so successful …

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