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Felony Violation of Probation
  • Criminal Defense

Our client was on felony probation from a case that we did not represent him on. He allegedly violated his probation by getting a new arrest for grand theft, along with technical violations. At the hearing, we successfully fought to get the case dismissed by the court.

  • Battery, Disorderly Conduct, Out of State VOP Extradition Warrant
    • Criminal Defense

    Longwell Lawyers was contacted to represent an individual who was arrested in Brevard County for Battery and Disorderly Conduct.

  • Formal Review Hearing of DUI related Driver’s License Suspension
    • Criminal Defense

    Longwell Lawyers, led by our rising star attorney, Mallory Lizana, challenged the DUI related suspension of our client’s driver’s license.

  • Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) with Child
    • Family Law & Divorce

    At trial, in Orange County, on a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage With Child, Longwell Lawyers. led by our Senior Family Law Attorney, Carmen Tankersley, represented the Father. The Mother was hostile and would not agree to reasonable terms.

  • Motion to Dismiss Emergency Motion to Suspend Client’s Timesharing
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client has an ongoing divorce with child custody and timesharing issues. The opposing party filed for an Emergency Motion to suspend our client’s time-sharing rights and tried to use an injunction to circumvent the normal process.

  • Aggravated Assault with a firearm
    • Criminal Defense

    Client was accused of pointing a gun at a relative with whom he was allegedly having an argument.

  • Lewd and Lascivious Molestation Sex Offense
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was arrested, and the State was trying to hold him without bond by filing a “detention motion”.

  • Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement (Lights and Sirens) and Resisting with Violence
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was arrested and charged with the serious felony offenses of Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement (Lights and Sirens) and Resisting with Violence.

  • Carjacking with a firearm, Aggravated Assault with a firearm, 7 counts of Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer with a firearm
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of shooting a firearm in his apartment complex. When security guards responded, our client allegedly pointed the firearm at one of them.

  • DIVORCE (Dissolution of Marriage) with children
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Attorney Carson Mouser led the effort that resulted in a mediated settlement, in which our client received a substantial and favorable equittable distibution, alimony and child support judgment.

  • Robbery, Uttering Forged Bills, Grand Theft
    • Criminal Defense

    The client was facing 15 years in prison until Longwell Lawyers got to work.

  • Battery (Domestic Violence)
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client was accused of domestic violence battery. Longwell Lawyers got to work and convinced the State to drop all charges.  Result: case dropped.

  • Felony Battery (Domestic Violence)/Injunction
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client is the victim of domestic violence. The opposing party, knowing he was about to get arrested for domestic violence, engineered a preemptive defense to our client’s complaint by claiming he was the victim of domestic violence instead.

  • Felony Possession of a Firearm
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client unwittingly possessed a firearm and brought it into the airport. The State charged him with felony possession of a firearm.

  • Juvenile Resentencing Case results in release from life sentence!
    • Criminal Defense

    Attorney David Redfearn has spent years working on post-conviction and juvenile resentencing matters.

  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm.

  • Aggravated Assault with a Weapon
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Weapon, facing up to 5 years in prison

  • Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Felony Possession of Cannabis with a Firearm, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer, and Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Sell/Deliver
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Felony Possession of Cannabis with a Firearm, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer, and Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Sell/Deliver and facing up to 40 years in prison.

  • Battery (Domestic Violence)
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client was accused of domestic violence battery.

  • Burglary with an Assault/Battery
    • Criminal Defense

    Client was accused of attacking a driver of a motor vehicle by reaching in through the open window and repeatedly punching the driver. He was facing up to life in prison.

  • Lewd And Lascivious Molestation Sex Offense
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was facing 25 years to life in prison as a sex offender if convicted of the lewd and lascivious sex offense with which he was charged.

  • TWO CO-DEFENDANTS BOTH CHARGED WITH BATTERY
    • Criminal Defense

    Longwell Lawyers represented two young men who were each wrongfully charged as juveniles with Assault/Battery.  The charges arose out of a house party that erupted into a massive fight.

  • Trespass
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was present when a peaceful protest at a local establishment was being broken up by the police. The police accused our client of failing to leave the property after warning.

  • Child Custody/Emergency, Motion Granted!
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client hired us as part of a child custody case. Within days, Longwell Lawyers, led by attorney Carson Mouser, was able to secure an Emergency Order suspending time sharing, in favor of our client.

  • Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest, and Trespass
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest, and Trespass. Longwell Lawyers, led by Muna Abraham, showed up ready for trial.

  • Premeditated First Degree Attempted Murder
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of shooting a firearm at the alleged victim with premeditation and with an intent to kill. Attorney Mark Longwell led the effort, and after a 5-day jury trial, the jury took less than an hour to acquit our client. Our client was found NOT GUILTY!

  • AGGRAVATED BATTERY CAUSING GREAT BODILY HARM - DISMISSED!
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was charged with allegedly striking another person and causing serious injury.  Both individuals are licensed professionals with a lot at stake. In a highly disputed case, Longwell Lawyers, led by David Redfearn and Muna Abraham, thoroughly investigated the case, which culminated in the filing of a Motion to Dismiss based on Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” immunity law.

  • Trafficking Fentanyl
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was stopped for alleged traffic infractions. Law enforcement claimed to smell cannabis and conducted a search. Numerous items, including various illegal drugs, paraphernalia, and a firearm were allegedly seized.

  • Motion to Dissolve Injunction
    • Criminal Defense

    Longwell Lawyers successfully litigated a highly contested Motion to Dissolve a Domestic Violence Injunction that had been previously issued against our client.

  • Felony Theft
    • Criminal Defense

    Client was previously represented by another attorney who advised the client that the case could not be resolved without the client having to serve a substantial amount of time of incarceration.

  • Possession of Cannabis
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was stopped for running a red light, and the officer claimed to smell cannabis before conducting a search and finding cannabis in the vehicle. At trial, the State agreed to drop the charge and client accepted a plea to a misdemeanor paraphernalia charge, receiving only a $200 fine.

  • Injunction Hearing & Dissolution of Marriage
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Client had a Domestic Violence Injunction issued against her for allegedly striking her husband. As a result, her children were given to her Husband. After our firm was retained, the Domestic Violence Injunction was dismissed and temporary custody of the children was given to our client.

  • Paternity
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We successfully obtained a court ruling finding the opposing party, the child’s mother, in contempt of court in a pending paternity action for failure to comply with the court-ordered visitation schedule.

  • Injunction
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client was charged with a Violation of Domestic Injunction. Upon retaining our firm for the divorce case, the client was awarded rotating custody rights of their minor children and was not obligated to pay child support.

  • Dissolution of Marriage
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client was the husband/father in a divorce case in which his child visitation rights and child support were at issue. After hiring our firm, our client was successfully awarded substantial visitation with his minor child.

  • Primary Residental Custody
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client was found in contempt of court prior to retaining Longwell Lawyers. After the mother hired our firm, we worked aggressively and diligently to have the court reconsider it’s prior ruling. The court granted our Motion for Reconsideration and withdrew its prior ruling.

  • Child Support Enforcement
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We effectively negotiated with child support enforcement to prevent our client's license from getting suspended for failure to pay current child support and arrears.

  • Visitation
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We obtained a court order on behalf of a mother which found the father in contempt of court for failing to abide by the court’s visitation order. As a result, we secured extra visitation time for the mother.

  • Prevented Child Support and Contempt of Court Charges
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our firm successfully prevented our client from being found in contempt of court and having to pay fines, attorney fees, and possibly face jail time for failing to pay about $5,000 in child support for uncovered medical bills as previously ordered by the court in his paternity case.

  • Child Support Increase
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We successfully appealed a previous court order that prevent a mother from getting an increase in child support because the father was on active military duty. The mother was permitted to continue her court action for an increase in child support despite father’s active leave abroad.

  • Paternity
    • Family Law & Divorce

    In a paternity case, we successfully obtained a court order designating the client as the father of the child and the court ordered no child support.

  • Termination of Child Support
    • Family Law & Divorce

    The child had reached the age of 18 and had been residing with their father, our client, since August 2000. We submitted a motion for Termination of Child Support to the court and the motion was granted, and a credit for $8,262.29 was awarded to the father.

  • Modification
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We successfully obtained a court order on behalf of a father who dismissed the mother’s supplemental petition for a modification of custody, visitation and child support within weeks of being hired. No mediation or additional work was required on the case.

  • Custody Agreement
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We negotiated a custody agreement in our client’s divorce without having to drag the case through months of litigation. The agreement allowed him to have primary custody over his child for half of the year.

  • Fleeing a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Without Violence, and Infractions
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of running a stop sign and then fleeing when the officer tried to pull him over. The officer alleged that the client resisted his arrest. After completing discovery and depositions, and filing a pretrial motion, the state dismissed the felony and the client accepted a plea to a misdemeanor only.

  • Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and Resisting Without Violence
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was filming police officers making an arrest. Due to the violence of the arrest, the client informed the officers that he was filming them and asked them to “calm down”. One officer told the client to get back. The client did not get back immediately, so the officer pushed him backwards approximately 15-20 feet. After a jury trial, the client was found Not Guilty of felony battery on a law enforcement officer.

  • DUI
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was stopped for speeding and weaving, and the officer claimed that our client exhibited signs of being under the influence and that he admitted to drinking. After taking field sobriety exercises but refusing the breath test, our client was arrested. As a result of retaining our counsel, the DUI was dropped and the client pled to a Reckless Driving charge.

  • Family Law
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client was a mother who wanted to move out of state, but the alleged father filed a petition to established paternity, which would prevent our client from leaving Florida. After reviewing the filings, we filed a Motion to Dismiss the petition. As a result, the court granted the motion and dismissed the case. Now the client can relocate with her child.

  • Child Support
    • Family Law & Divorce

    We represented a father who was trying to collect over $30,000 in child support from his ex-wife. After a hearing on our motion for contempt, the Court granted the motion and found the former wife in contempt, so she was ordered to make payments through an income deduction order and pay our client’s attorneys fees.

  • DUI
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was stopped for speeding and arrested after taking field sobriety exercises but refusing a breath test. At trial, the DUI charge was dropped and the client agreed to a plea to a reckless driving.

  • Child Neglect
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our clients were accused of leaving a child unattended in a vehicle. After investigating the matter, we learned that our clients were very emotional because the father was being deployed for military action. Because of our investigative efforts, we convinced the state attorney to dismiss all charges.

  • Robbery VOP
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was on probation for a robbery. Longwell Lawyers immediately went to work, swiftly challenging the allegations and questioning the evidence. When the government realized that none of this was our client’s fault, our client was released from the jail and his Violation of Probation charge was dismissed.

  • Attempted 2nd Degree Murder With A Firearm
    • Criminal Defense

    Two local businessmen suffered near-fatal gunshot wounds when two cars arrived at their place of business and opened fire. Our client was the victim of hearsay and “word on the street.” All charges were dropped.

  • Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Without Violence
    • Criminal Defense

    Charges Dismissed. Client was allegedly involved in an altercation. When security and law enforcement intervened, client allegedly resisted. Orange County Criminal Misdemeanor Court

  • Criminal Investigation
    • Criminal Defense

    No Charges Filed – 6/29/2016 Domestic Dispute led to police and DCF being called. After hiring Longwell Lawyers, the family avoided any adverse DCF actions, the embarrassment of being arrested, and the jeopardy of a prosecution. Client kept his children, was not arrested, and criminal charges and prosecution were averted.

  • Lewd and Lascivious Battery (2 Counts)
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of raping a 14 year old female. As the result of extensive pre-trial and trial preparation, the State dropped the charges on the day of jury selection and the case was dismissed.

  • Trafficking In More Than 200 Grams of Methamphetamine
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of trafficking more than 200 grams of methamphetamine and faced between 30 and 60 years in prison. On the morning of trial, our client accepted a plea offer where they pled to a lesser offense of trafficking between 14 grams and 200 grams of methamphetamine, resulting in 5 years prison instead.

  • Case Dropped Possession of K2
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client’s vehicle was stopped and searched, and police found a brand of synthetic marijuana called K2. They arrested our client for a 3rd Degree felony, and we successfully argued that client lacked the required knowledge of the substance’s illicit nature. As a result, the case was dropped.

  • Trafficking in Hydrocodone
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client got arrested for Trafficking in Hydrocodone, a first-degree felony that carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 3 years in prison upon conviction. Our attorneys identified several issues with the government's case and formed a strong entrapment defense. As a result, we were able to get our client's charges dropped from a first-degree felony to a third-degree felony. In our deal with the government, our client was not convicted and didn't get incarcerated.

  • Embezzlement
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of embezzling funds from the entity where they were employed as a bookkeeper. After the client retained our firm, we were able to get the Court to dismiss the case altogether.

  • False Imprisonment, Battery
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was vacationing with family and got arrested because of an alleged altercation. We convinced the State not to file formal charges, and as a result, the State dropped the battery charges.

  • Underage Drinking, Possession of Alcohol
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of being in a bar and possessing/drinking alcohol while under 21 years of age.

  • Timeshare Fraud
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of being part of a fraudulent time share sales operation, along with 9 other co-defendants. After hiring our firm for representation, we successfully fought to get all charges dropped.

  • Family Law Relocation Trial
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client retained our services only days before their trial. In this case, the court denied a motion to continue and the other parent wanted to relocate the child away from Central Florida to South Florida despite our client being the primary caregiver for 11 years. After the trial, the Court denied the other parent's petition to relocate, and our client remains the primary parent.

  • Domestic Violence Injunction
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was the Respondent to a petition for a domestic violence injunction. At the final hearing, we convinced the Petitioner to dismiss the petition, and our client walked away free.

  • Child Custody and Support Won for Mother
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Longwell Lawyers represented the mother of a child in a paternity case involving child custody, visitation/time sharing, and child support. The father filed a petition to have the child taken away from the mother and placed with the father out of state, but our team was able to help the mother win custody and child support from the father.

  • State's Motion to Revoke Bond
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was out on bond for felony possession of controlled substances and was later arrested for leaving the scene of an accident. The State moved to revoke the client’s felony bond and require his incarceration until the conclusion of the case. We successfully argued to have the court deny the State’s motion to revoke bond, allowing our client to remain free on bond.

  • White Collar Crime - Scheming to Defraud
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was arrested on five counts of scheming to defraud. They were accused of allegedly accepting money as security deposits for wedding events that never occurred due to the business failing. We were able to help the prosecution understand that there was no evidence that the client ever had the intent to take money without delivering a service, and therefore, that there was no criminal intent. The State of Florida agreed against filing any criminal charges and the case was completely dropped.

  • Theft Charges
    • Criminal Defense

    Our brother and sister clients were charged jointly with felony theft. After retaining our representation, their charges were reduced to misdemeanors and neither client was convicted of this crime.

  • Stolen Property
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of pawning stolen auto rims and tires and faced incarceration due to his criminal history. However, after preparation for trial and negotiations with the court, we were able to get our client sentenced to probation, which runs concurrent to another sentence.

  • Child Custody
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Our client who lives in Orlando had an existing case in New York, in which their daughter was a victim of domestic violence by her ex-spouse. After contacting us, we were able to work with an attorney in New York to move our client's daughter down to Florida.

  • Felony DUI Charge Dropped
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was stopped for erratic driving and knocking over a street sign. After completing a series of Field Sobriety Exercises but allegedly refusing a breath test, our client was arrested. Due to her prior DUI convictions and prior refusals of the breath test, our client was charged with a felony DUI and a misdemeanor refusal, got her license taken away, and was issued a civil infraction. Our attorney at Longwell Lawyers fought to get our client's charges dropped and succeeded.

  • Burglary of Occupied Dwelling
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was accused of and arrested for entering or remaining in a premises without permission, hindering a 911 call, and assaulting an individual and damaging property.

  • Delivery of Cocaine Charge
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was arrested for allegedly making a sale of cocaine to an undercover officer and allegedly possessing cocaine and paraphernalia while out on bond. A video and audio recording documented the transaction.

  • Second Degree Felony to Misdemeanor
    • Criminal Defense

    When our client originally retained attorney Muna Abraham, he had just been arrested and charged with a serious second-degree felony. He was facing up to 15 years in prison and was at risk of becoming a convicted felon. After much litigation and breaking down the State's case, Muna Abraham resolved his case with a no contest plea to a misdemeanor charge. Her client was able to avoid both jail time and a conviction on his record. After a short six months on probation...

  • Charges Dropped
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client was initially charged with leaving the scene without providing information and with a civil ticket for failure to yield. Attorney Mallory Lizana meticulously reviewed the facts, evidence, and statements made by all parties involved in the case.

  • Supplemental Petition for Modification
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Opposing party filed a Supplemental Petition for Modification to have more time sharing with the children and pay less child support to her client. Carmen filed a Motion to Dismiss the Supplemental Petition for Modification for her client and it was granted.

  • Felony Firearm Charge Dropped
    • Criminal Defense

    Our client unwittingly possessed a firearm and brought it into the airport. The State charged him with felony possession of a firearm. The client considered using another cheaper law firm in town. However, the client quickly discovered that the other firm was focused solely on getting the client to enter a guilty plea.

  • Battery and Disorderly Conduct Charges Dropped/Extradition Warrant Withdrawn
    • Criminal Defense

    Longwell Lawyers was contacted to represent an individual who was arrested in Brevard County for Battery and Disorderly Conduct. The bigger problem was that the client was being held on an extradition warrant because he was serving a felony probation sentence from another state when he was arrested here. Longwell Lawyers got to work.

  • Petition for Dissolution of Marriage With Child
    • Family Law & Divorce

    Carmen Tankersley, Senior Family Law Attorney at Longwell Lawyers, represented the Father. The Mother was hostile and would not agree to reasonable terms. The case proceeded to trial.