Dividing Property in Divorce

Dividing property in divorce

Orlando Divorce Lawyer on Questions About Dividing Assets Questions of assets and liabilities in a divorce can be complex and emotionally charged, making it essential to have a clear understanding of the process of dividing property in divorce. Here are answers to some common questions from the experienced and aggressive Orlando divorce attorneys at the […]

Federal Child Pornography Charges: Understanding the Seriousness and Building a Strong Defense

Federal Child Pornography Charges

In recent years, federal law enforcement agencies have been increasingly aggressive in their efforts to combat this issue, leading to a rise in federal child pornography charges across the country. Being charged with federal child pornography offenses can have severe consequences, including lengthy prison sentences, hefty fines, and mandatory sex offender registration. Anyone facing such […]

High Conflict Divorce Attorney

high conflict divorce

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally draining experience for anyone involved. It becomes even more complex when it escalates into a high conflict divorce situation. In such cases, it is crucial to have the support and guidance of an experienced Orlando High Conflict Divorce Lawyer who can navigate the legal process and protect your interests. […]

Best Domestic Violence Defense Strategies

best domestic violence defense

When the police get involved in a domestic violence incident, criminal charges often follow. If you’ve been accused, it’s best to consult with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible about the best domestic violence defense strategies. The charges can include domestic battery, domestic battery by strangulation, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, sexual assault, sexual […]

Hiring a Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Are you facing domestic violence charges and feeling overwhelmed? The experienced and aggressive Orlando domestic violence defense lawyers at the Rivas Law Firm are here to stand by your side and provide the robust defense you deserve. Time is of the essence in domestic violence cases, so take immediate action and get a confidential, free […]

Federal Criminal Charges in Florida

Federal criminal charges

The most notable federal criminal charges in Florida currently involve allegations of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy against former President Donald Trump in the Mar-a-Lago documents case. But most federal charges in Florida involve less sensational crimes and ordinary defendants. Statistics show that most federal convictions nationwide are for drug charges, followed by immigration violations. […]

Rivas Interviewed on Univision about Practicing Medicine Without a License

practicing medicine without a license

When Univision News needed to interview a legal expert for a national news story about the recent arrest of two men for practicing medicine without a license, they contacted Orlando criminal defense attorney Jose Rivas. The crime involved two men who were operating an illegal dental practice “in the back of a convenience store along […]

Witness Tampering in Florida: Understanding the Charges and Defenses

Witness Tampering

Witness tampering is a serious criminal offense in Florida that involves intimidating or influencing a witness, victim, or informant to alter their testimony or impede a criminal investigation. According to Florida Statute 914.22(1), witness tampering occurs when an individual knowingly uses intimidation, physical force, threats, or offers pecuniary benefits to a witness with the intent […]

Stacking Criminal Charges in Florida

Criminal Charges

When facing criminal charges in Orlando, it is crucial to understand the concept of charge stacking and its potential impact on your case. Charge stacking refers to the practice of prosecutors levying multiple charges against a defendant, often in an attempt to secure a more severe punishment or increase the likelihood of a guilty verdict. […]

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

reasonable doubt

“As is always true in criminal cases, failure to prove beyond a reasonable doubt even one element of a crime will result in a not-guilty verdict…” – State Attorney William Gladson When an Ocala woman accused of shooting her neighbor through her closed front door was charged with manslaughter instead of murder, some people were outraged. […]