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Ugly Divorce Turns Into Lawsuit After Attorney Threatens To Disseminate Nude Photos

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Well, this is shockingly ugly and covers several different areas of the law including divorce law, personal injury law, and criminal law. According to the lawsuit, a judge was pulled into chambers to discuss a matter with a high-profile attorney. The attorney turned out to be her former husband’s divorce attorney who threatened to… Read More »

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Florida Man Gets Longest Sentence For Capitol Riots

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Of course, it would go to a Florida man. In this case, Robert Scott Palmer who runs a successful carpet cleaning business in Florida was sentenced to over 5 years for the role he played in the January 6 attacks on the Capitol. This is longer than the QAnon Shaman and other notable figures… Read More »

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Guard Facing 25 Years For Smuggling Synthetic Weed Into Prison

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Smuggling of controlled substances is illegal under the law, but federal law allows for enhanced penalties when the smuggling occurs within a federal prison. Nonetheless, every month there are new articles on guards facing indictments from the federal government concerning drug trafficking into the prison. It is especially bad when a representative of the… Read More »

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Two Men Plead Guilty To Compound Medication Fraud

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Unless you have a serious health problem, you probably don’t know this exists. But compound pharmacies can provide you with individual pills that meet multiple needs as indicated by doctors. These pharmacies provide niche services to the industry and patients who require specific medications that are not routinely available. Compound pharmacies charge a lot… Read More »

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Rethinking The OJ Simpson Trial

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The OJ Simpson trial was considered the trial of the century and with good reason. But so many mistakes were made on the prosecution side that it resulted in what most believed was a clear-cut conviction going the way of the defendant. How did that happen? Well, the prosecution lost this case primarily because… Read More »

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What Is An Affirmative Defense?

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Most people have heard the term affirmative defense in association with certain types of cases. Before we get into examples of affirmative defenses, let’s explain the terminology. An affirmative defense is any defense in which the defendant has the burden of proving their allegations. In other words, if a defendant invokes an affirmative defense,… Read More »

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Contractor Facing Larceny Charges After Refusing To Issue Refund

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

A West Palm Beach flooring contractor is facing fraud charges after taking a more than $7,000 deposit from a resident and then refusing to either do the work or refund the money. This is the second such case in the past month dealing with contractors who take deposits for work and then simply don’t… Read More »

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Car Dealership Heir Takes Alford Plea In Rape Case

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

There’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s start out with the obvious. A car dealership heir was accused of rape. He pleaded guilty to felony battery charges and will be placed on probation for five years. Depending on the success of his probation, he will not have a record for sex crimes. Had… Read More »

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Hockey Masked-Man Tied To Shooting Death Of Woman Outside Bar

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A man wielding a Jason (from Friday the 13th) mask and a gun is believed to have shot and killed a woman outside of a West Palm Beach bar, according to authorities. Among the evidence against the man is a surveillance video showing a hockey-mask-wearing man in the parking lot. Police recovered the man’s… Read More »

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QAnon Shaman Gets 41 Months In Federal Prison

By The Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Jacob Chansley is in hot water after a night of cosplay went terribly awry. Known forever as “the QAnon Shaman”, federal prosecutors characterized Chansley as “the flag bearer” of the Capitol Riots, a major player who invested heavily in the preparation and execution of the storm on Congress during then-President-Elect, Joe Biden’s counting of… Read More »

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