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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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lewd and Lascivious Batter (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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.