Category: Firm News

FAQs About Miami’s Back on Track Program

by Jonathan Blecher | October 27, 2016 | Firm News

Were you, or someone you care about recently arrested for driving under the influence in Miami-Dade County? If so, you may have heard about the Back on Track DUI program, but you may not know much if anything about it. In the face of DUI charges, the Back on Track program can be an important and valuable […]

DUI Accidents With Property Damage in Miami

by Jonathan Blecher | October 6, 2016 | Firm News

Alcohol plays a significant role in American society. Often, we celebrate birthdays, holidays, work promotions, and marriages with plenty of food and alcoholic beverages. After all, alcohol has been one of the most popular drinks worldwide for thousands of years; no wonder why it’s so popular. Alcohol wasn’t such a big deal before we had […]

Domestic Abusers Could Lose Gun Ownership Rights

by Jonathan Blecher | September 23, 2016 | Firm News

The United States Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-2 vote that individuals convicted of misdemeanor domestic abuse can lose the right to purchase or own firearms. According to the majority opinion in the case of Voisine v. the United States, written by Justice Elena Kagan, misdemeanor assault convictions for domestic violence are sufficient enough to invoke a federal ban […]

Civil Citations for Juvenile Offenders

by Jonathan Blecher | September 16, 2016 | Firm News

During the 1990s, gangs and other organized criminals were exploiting Florida’s youth by getting them to commit violent crimes. The violent crime rate among juveniles in the state was so high that people from all over the world were discouraged from visiting Florida, according to the Miami-Dade Juvenile Services Department (JSD). By 1995, there were 20,000 juvenile […]

Overview of White Collar Crimes

by Jonathan Blecher | September 8, 2016 | Firm News

What exactly are white collar crimes and what sets them apart from the rest of criminal activities? The term “white collar crime” was coined in 1939, and it refers to nonviolent, financially motivated crimes, many of which are committed by government officials and white collar professionals, but not always. Lying, cheating, and stealing – that’s what white collar […]

Attorney Jonathan Blecher Quoted in Super Lawyers® DUI Article

by Jonathan Blecher | August 11, 2016 | Firm News

Super Lawyers® is a popular and prestigious organization that looks for the best and brightest attorneys all across the United States, and even in the United Kingdom. Not only do they help the average person find above-average legal help but they also rely on their top attorneys themselves from time to time. When the group published […]

Jonathan Blecher Included Among Best DUI Lawyers in Miami

by Jonathan Blecher | August 4, 2016 | Firm News

Attorney Jonathan Blecher has been named one of 2016 Top 23 DUI Attorneys in Miami by Expertise LLC! Expertise is a highly-respected rating organization that surveys, rates, ranks, and recognizes the top professionals in each field for their reputation and achievements. Attorney Blecher was included in the top 23 out of 189 total reviewed legal […]

Can I Drink While on Probation for DUI in Florida?

by Jonathan Blecher | May 31, 2016 | Firm News

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence in Miami, you want to think about how a potential conviction would affect the different aspects of your life. While each person’s circumstances are different, a DUI can affect: A person’s career, especially if they are in an occupation that would frown upon a DUI. A […]

Injured in an Accident: Can I Get a DUI?

by Jonathan Blecher | May 23, 2016 | Firm News

As a Miami DUI attorney, I have over 30 years of experience defending drivers against DUI charges. Over this time period, I have seen my share of individuals who were involved in car accidents and later charged with driving under the influence. In this post, I am going to address what happens when someone is involved in […]

Commercial DUI in Florida

by Jonathan Blecher | March 16, 2016 | Firm News

Do you drive a commercial vehicle for a living? If so, your livelihood (and perhaps your family’s) depends on your commercial driver’s license and the last thing you need is a conviction for driving under the influence. What would happen to your job if you were convicted of a commercial DUI? Under Sec. 316.193 of […]