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Police Officer Charged with Misdemeanor Battery

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

A video shows a police officer kicking a handcuffed teen in the face and then lowering his knee on the teen’s neck. Sargent Gustavo De Los Rios has been charged with misdemeanor battery while the individual he assaulted stands charged with battery on a police officer. The boy was stopped with his mother. He… Read More »

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Widow Wants Fourth Trial

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Authorities claim that Dalia Dippolito hired a hitman to whack her husband. She was convicted of attempted first-degree murder and sentenced to 16 years in prison. Thus far, she has served nine of those years. Dippolito’s second trial resulted in a mistrial, but her first trial returned a guilty verdict. However, that guilty verdict… Read More »

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Is Florida Trying Too Many Children as Adults?

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Most people have a basic sense of what being “charged as an adult” means. It’s literally when a juvenile is charged in an adult court of law and faces adult sentencing. Adults themselves are charged in criminal courts for their crimes while children are usually charged in family court to answer for theirs. However,… Read More »

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Officers Sentenced for Role Pinning Crimes on Black Teenager

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Officers Charlie Daboub and Raul Fernandez will see jail time for their role in pinning a string of burglaries on a black teenager. They had been offered reduced sentences for providing the FBI with information on their boss, Raimundo Atesiano, who pleaded guilty in September for his policy of keeping his department’s closure rate… Read More »

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Amendment 6 Passes, but What Will it Mean?

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Now that Amendment 6 has passed, many are wondering what it will mean. Of course victims of violent crimes should have a voice in the legal process. That’s why several states have passed laws notifying victims and families of victims when a convicted offender is released. They were on the books long before Amendment… Read More »

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Gamer Charged in “Swatting” Case

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

As if the world needed a new horrible crime that someone could commit against another person, “swatting” is beginning to see its fair share of headlines. Swatting involves making a fraudulent phone call to police or other emergency personnel in order to harass a victim. In at least one case, this turned deadly. California… Read More »

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Florida Gators Gymnasts Latest to Allege Sexual Assault against Larry Nassar

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

Team USA doctor is the target of an ever-increasing cascade of sexual assault allegations. The most recent comes from Florida Gators gymnasts and alumni. The doctor, Larry Nassar, was sentenced to up to 125 years in prison for his role in the serial predation of women who were put under his care.  His list… Read More »

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Scott Skier recognized as one of America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys®

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

AMERICA’S top 100 CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS®   January 2, 2019 – Announcing the selection of Scott Skier among America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys® for 2018.  Selection to America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional White-Collar and General Criminal Defense Attorneys in throughout the… Read More »

Attorney Scott Skier in the Palm Beach Post: Jupiter woman is third arrest in violent Gardens robbery

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

A man sustained a broken leg and other injuries in the August incident at his apartment near The Gardens Mall. PALM BEACH GARDENS — A suburban Jupiter woman has become the third person arrested in an armed home robbery Aug. 5 that left a Palm Beach Gardens man with a broken leg and other… Read More »

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Woman Charged after Five-Year-Old Falls From Window

By The Scott Skier Law Firm, P.A. |

West Palm Beach police are charging a woman after a 5-year-old boy in her care fell from a second-story window. Police say that when they arrived on the scene, they found the woman passed out and reeking of alcohol. The woman reported having drunk wine and taken Advil. Though the article does not state… Read More »

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