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Can You Be Charged with a DUI Sleeping In Your Car?

Is it possible to get a DUI simply by sleeping in the front seat of your car? This question may seem like one of those urban myths or misconceptions regarding the way laws actually work (of which ...
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Ron Herman Is Dedicated to Improving his Community Through Education

Ron D. Herman spoke to the Palm Beach Rotary Club about the importance of increasing adult civic education. This educational presentation was hosted by the Palm Beach County Bar Association Law ...
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Ron D. Herman Elected Vice Chair/Chair-Elect of the Board for the Boys and Girls Club of Wellington

Ron D. Herman Elected Vice Chair/Chair-Elect of the Board for Boys and Girls Club of Wellington. Ron D. Herman of Herman Law, P.A. was recently elected Vice Chair/Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors ...
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Delray Beach Sober Home Operator Faces Patient Brokering Charges

The Palm Beach County Sober Homes Task Force, is a multiagency team committed to cutting down illegal practices in the recovery industry. Recently, they made their fourth arrest in just five days, ...
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Attorney Ron Herman Appointed to Grievance Committee

Herman Law, P.A. is proud to announce that Attorney Ron Herman has received another prestigious appointment, recognizing his reputable standing in the legal community. Ron was appointed to the ...
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Attorney Ron Herman Appointed to Wellington Public Safety Committee

Herman Law, P.A. is proud to announce that Attorney Ron Herman has been appointed to the Wellington Public Safety Committee. As a voting member of the committee, Attorney Herman will play a key role ...
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Justices: Police Can Conduct Stops for Obstructed License Plates

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that an obstructed license plate on the road does justify traffic stops by law enforcement. The decision settles several contradicting court precedents on an ...
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Florida Fraud Case Prompts SCOTUS Assets Decision

A Florida fraud case has resulted in a Supreme Court decision that is sure to affect countless criminal cases going forward: in a 5-3 decision, justices ruled that prosecutors cannot freeze assets of ...
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Ron Herman Giving Back

Attorney Ron Herman was proud to help pass out Thanksgiving meals to local children at the Boys and Girls Club of Wellington this past week. For our firm, the holiday season is more about giving and ...
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Attorney Ron Herman Selected as one of South Florida's Top AV Rated Lawyers and as 2015 Top Rated Litigator

The Firm is proud to announce that Attorney Ron D. Herman has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Edition of South Florida's Top AV Rated Lawyers. This is the second consecutive year Attorney ...
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Herman Law Supporting The Boys & Girls Club

Herman Law is once again proud to have helped sponsor the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County 34th Annual Wellington Golf Tournament to benefit the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club ...
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Palm Beach Bar Law Practice Luncheon

Committee Chairperson Ron Herman organized Palm Beach Bar Criminal Law Practice Luncheon on September 29th, 2015. State Attorney Dave Aronberg giving a presentation to the Committee Attorney Ron ...
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Amnesty International Calls for the Decriminalization of Prostitution

Following a controversial vote held earlier this month, Amnesty International will now draft a new policy that will recommend the global decriminalization of prostitution. Under their recommendation, ...
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Attorney Ron Herman Appointed Co-Chair of FAWL Newsletter and Publicity Committee

Herman Law, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Ron Herman was installed as the Co-Chair of Newsletter and Publicity Committee of Palm Beach Chapter of FAWL, the Florida Association for Women ...
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Attorney Herman Appointed as Chairperson of the Criminal Law Practice Committee

Herman Law, P.A. is proud to announce that Attorney Ron Herman has been named Chairperson of the Criminal Law Practice Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. As such, he will lead the ...
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Attorney Ron Herman Recognized as "10 Best" by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

Herman Law, P.A. is proud to announce that Attorney Ron Herman has been honored by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. For his outstanding work on behalf of his clients, our Managing ...
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Palm Beach County Bar Association Events

On June 24th, 2015, Attorney Ron Herman was named Chairperson of the Criminal Law Practice Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association. Attorney Ron Herman was recognized as "10 Best" ...
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Celebrating Women Lawyers

On May 13th, 2015, Herman Law, P.A., celebrated the fellow members of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, at the annual installation luncheon.
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Dog Sniff Searches Cannot Extend Traffic Stops

In April, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a decision that's likely to shift the perspective on countless traffic stops occurring all over the country. In the case of Rodriguez v. United States, ...
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New Law Would Make Harmful, Repeat Traffic Violations, a Felony Charge

The Florida Senate is currently considering a bill that would take a significantly tougher stance on drivers who have caused serious injury to others—even if they, technically, haven't ...
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Why Are Police Officers Rarely Charged for Civilian Shooting Incidents?

Why are few police officers prosecuted for fatal shootings of civilians? That's a question that has gotten much national attention in the last year due to high profile shooting and fatality ...
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Florida Appeals Court Rules on Open Carry Gun Charge

Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal has just made a ruling on an "open carry" weapons charge that many are calling the first of its kind. On February 20, a three-judge panel upheld ...
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Florida Supreme Court Rules "Actual Knowledge" Key in Hit & Run Convictions

The Florida Supreme Court has made a recent decision that could greatly impact the future of hit and run convictions in Florida. The February 26 decision states that "actual knowledge" by ...
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Florida Appeals Court Reverses Search and Seizure Decision

The Florida Fifth District Court of Appeals rendered a decision this month that provided an uncommon interpretation of Fourth Amendment search and seizure rights. In the appeal, the defendant made a ...
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FBI Director Speaks Frankly on Police Racial Biases

Earlier this month, FBI Director James Comey spoke at Georgetown University and acknowledged something that many Americans have been very concerned about recently: that racial bias by law enforcement ...
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