FLORIDA’S ORDERS OF PROTECTION

Do you know about the five orders of Protection Against Violence in Florida? I Wanted to let people know about the five orders of Protection Against Violence in Florida. Restraining orders or better known as Injunctions are court ordered in Florida for Domestic Violence, Repeat Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Violence and Stalking should be pursued… more »


Glenn Roderman’s take on the Bill Cosby case.

It’s hard not to turn on the news and hear a broadcast with something new regarding Bill Cosby’s legal issues. It’s also hard to imagine that “Mr. Pudding Pop” and the ultimate family man could assault more than 50 women. The issue of sexual assault stirs up a lot of emotions, are usually very complex,… more »


Have you ever heard of the Florida Sunshine Law?

Have you ever heard of the Florida Sunshine Law? Passed in 1967, it requires that all meetings of any state, county, or municipal board or commission be open to the public, and mandates that any official action taken at the closed meeting not be binding. Fla. Stat. sec. 286.011 (1995). But who can really understand… more »


FATHER OF MISSING PLANTATION TEEN OUT OF JAIL

FATHER OF MISSING PLANTATION TEEN OUT OF JAIL Bruce Jorgensen was arrested on January 28, 2016, at the Miami International Airport for the offense of desertion of a child and held on $1 million dollars bond with multiple conditions, i.e., electronic ankle monitor, daily report to Pre-Trial Services, fully collateralize bond, and surrender passport. Upon… more »


Criminal Defense in the News December 14, 2015

Dershowitz on the Defense Fresh from Sunday’s New York Times – an intriguing piece with Alan Dershowitz the centerpiece. One of the most noted criminal defense attorneys makes for an excellent feature story. Be sure to click on the TIMELINE feature, too, chronicling Dershowitz’s career over 5 decades. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/13/business/alan-dershowitz-on-the-defense-his-own.html?_r=0


The Sovereign Citizens Movement

Anthony Williams, a “Private Attorney General” not an Attorney Today the United States Government is presented with the silent presence of “domestic terrorists,” The Sovereign Citizens Movement. This movement was founded in 1970 upon the anarchist belief that they are not subject to any federal, state or municipal statutes. Their purpose is to wage war… more »


Consider Your Plea Or Your Life May Change Forever

Too Fast A Resolution To Your Criminal Case Could Cost You Long Term With literally decades of legal experience under his belt, starting in the early 1970’s, attorney Glenn R. Roderman has seen his share of cases get resolved by plea bargains with prosecutors. Sometimes, taking a plea can be the best answer to resolving… more »


The Legal Food Chain Of Evidence

When Can A Confidential Informant’s Identity Be Revealed? Much has been made of the admissibility of testimony from confidential informants, primarily because the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right every defendant to confront the witnesses against him. The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution reads, in part, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right… more »


Florida Law Video Series Reaches Thousands Of Viewers

Glenn R. Roderman’s recently-completed video series, The Spoken Law, reached more than 20,000 visitors on Facebook after being posted on Glenn’s Facebook page during August and September. The 14-part series was recorded in Glenn’s Fort Lauderdale law offices in late July and edited into the 14 shorts. The first videos, which discussed criminal defense strategy, case… more »