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Florida Youth Minister Arrested for Sex With Minor Now Charged With Tampering With Victim After Released on Bond

Posted on April 27, 2017

Jon David Schils, a 27-year old former youth ministry director at Bethel Baptist Church in Cocoa, Florida was criminally charged in December 2016 with molestation of a 14-year old girl he met through his ministry.   According to records of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Schils had sexual intercourse with the child on fourteen occasions.   Despite the horrific charges, Schils was released by a Brevard County judge on $80,000 bond within days of his arrest. While out on bond, Schils was...

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    The Report on Your Credit Report

    Posted on April 26, 2017

    Established in 1970, The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) helps control who can access your personal information and what they can do with it. With three major credit reporting agencies in the United States, clarification of your rights is essential. Make sure you know how you are protected before...

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      Bill O’Reilly’s Dismissal from Fox News Could Embolden More Harassment Victims to Come Forward

      Posted on April 20, 2017

      (Photo Credit: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) With advertisers scurrying and new sexual harassment allegations emerging in recent weeks, Fox News and parent company 21st Century Fox cut ties with longtime host Bill O’Reilly on Wednesday, April 19. Fox’s decision is likely to encourage more vict...


      National Playground Safety Week Brings Opportunity to Raise Awareness for Child Injury Prevention

      Posted on April 17, 2017

      National Playground Safety Week is April 24-28, just in time for the fresh air and outdoor fun that comes along with summer. According to The National Program for Playground Safety, more than 200,000 children are injured on playgrounds every year in this country alone. Don’t let your kids be one...

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        Farmer Jaffe Names Brad Edwards Chair of Firm’s Trial and Litigation Division

        Posted on April 12, 2017

        Farmer Jaffe has named Brad Edwards chair of the firm’s Trial and Litigation Division. Edwards is a founding partner at the firm and one of the nation’s most prolific trial attorneys. Edwards, 41, has been instrumental in cementing the firm’s reputation as a preeminent litigation law firm. In...


        Follow-Up: Sex Abuse Guilty Plea By Cooper City Baseball Coach David Solomon

        Posted on April 5, 2017

        In 2015, Farmer Jaffe reported on Cooper City youth baseball coach David Solomon, who was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on two 11-year-old boys who played on his team. Facing 18 counts for his unthinkable actions, including sexual assault on a child under 12, lewd molestation and ...


        Shed Light on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Throughout April

        Posted on April 3, 2017

        Every 98 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. Every 8 minutes, that victim is a child, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. These numbers are simply appalling. April 1st marked the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) to help prevent these heinou...


        Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Intends to Settle Sex Abuse Claims

        Diocese of Great Falls-Billings sexual abuse

        Posted on April 3, 2017

        The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings on Friday has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court.   The filings sets in motion a process to potentially reorganize the Diocese assets toward a settlement in lawsuits claiming that more than twenty religious community leaders sexually abused at lea...


        Class Action Ruling Sheds Light on Employer Fair Credit Reporting Act Obligations

        Posted on March 21, 2017

        The employment process frequently includes background checks for applicants. Even after being hired, employers may still run background checks on your behalf. If you find yourself in either of these situations, there are some things you should know to protect your legal rights. Before you sign anyt...


        Coral Gables Massage Therapist David Egusquiza Faces Sexual Battery Accusation From Client

        Posted on March 16, 2017

        What started off as therapeutic massage appointment at Massage Envy turned into a trip to the Coral Gables Police Department for one woman in her 20s. Channel 7 in Miami reported that 34-year-old massage therapist David Egusquiza is accused of sexually assaulting his client when he digitally penet...