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Same-Sex Divorce Is Now a Reality in Florida

When Florida judge Dale Cohen ordered the first same-sex divorce, it ushered in a new era in Florida family law practice. Same-sex marriages were illegal at the time in Florida and a couple asked for a divorce from a civil union in Vermont. Judge Cohen found Florida’s...

Domestic Violence Injunctions and Family Law Matters

A tragedy that has been making the national news serves to remind us that temporary injunctions are filed every day intended to protect alleged victims of domestic violence.  In Michigan, an estranged husband killed his wife in an upstairs bedroom and then killed...

Spousal Privilege and Unlawful Search and Seizure of Computer

We are constantly on our smartphones, laptops, gaming consoles and connected televisions.  Technology makes it very difficult to disconnect from the Internet.  This raises some serious legal challenges when it comes to the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against...

A Felony Can Take Away Your Right To Vote

If you are facing felony charges in Florida, you need to retain a Certified Expert immediately to protect your rights. Attorney Adam Pollack has many years of experience handling felony criminal cases and will make sure to fight for all of your rights...including your...

Anatomy of a Jury Trial

After a recent victory at trial for Attorney Adam Pollack on aggravated assault charges, it is important to understand how a jury trial works so that you can intelligently decide how to best pursue your case. Adam Pollack is a Board Certified Criminal Trial lawyer and...

Confusion Over Federal Marijuana Law – Yes, It is Still Illegal!

New bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to allow states to decide their own laws on marijuana and its legality. However, do not be fooled. Despite medical cannabis laws in almost every state and increasing legalization across the country of...

Should I Bail Myself Out or Hire a Private Attorney?

TO BAIL OR NOT TO BAIL, THAT IS THE QUESTION. The Florida Constitution (Article I, Section 14) gives a criminal defendant the right to be released from custody pending the outcome of his or her criminal case. At the bond hearing, the presiding judge must consider a...

Proper Use of Character Evidence at Trial

Attorney Adam Pollack recently posted a not-guilty verdict that was obtained on behalf of his client. This demonstrated that Adam is willing to go to trial for his clients and fight for their rights all the way to a jury verdict. However, those victories come from...

Failure to Preserve Appeal in Rape Shield Statute Case

In the case of Cooper v. Florida, the Defendant was convicted of lewd and lascivious battery and molestation. At trial, the court did not allow the Defendant’s attorney to question the accuser regarding her denial of any previous sexual experiences to the police. The...

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