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January 2018 Archives

Repeat DUI offenders could face steep consequences

Drunk driving is a serious criminal offense, and Florida drivers know that if they are facing these charges, they have no time to lose in seeking the full protection of their rights. Even repeat DUI offenders have the right to defend themselves, and with help, it is possible to fight the charges and case against you.

What is the state of the opioid crisis in Florida?

It is no secret that there is an opioid problem throughout the whole country. These drugs are being prescribed legally and bought illegally off the street. They are highly addictive, and many illicit drugs are deadly. The overuse of prescriptions leading to addictions has been talked about a lot. There are countless orphans left behind due to the problem. It is huge, but what is happening with opioids in Florida?

Alcohol-fueled road rage leads to DUI charges

Many motorists in the Fort Myers area are aware of the dangers of drinking alcohol and driving. Some people do not care and believe themselves to be invincible to risks. Alcohol dulls the senses, impairs judgment, reduces reaction time and fuels aggression. It also causes impaired drivers to make critical mistakes on the roads that endanger themselves and other motorists. In 2015, their actions caused 10,265 deaths, states the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

What does the Federal drug policy change mean for Florida?

Recently, it was announced that the federal government was going to change its longstanding policy about state marijuana laws. This is a concern if you live in Florida and use marijuana under the state's law. What does this policy change mean for you? Could you face drug charges by legally using marijuana under state law?

What should I do if I have a DUI charge?

DUI charges in Florida carry serious repercussions. If you are facing a DUI charge, it is important for you to understand the importance of acting in a timely manner. A conviction may seem like it is unavoidable. But the faster you act in managing your situation, the better the chances for a favorable outcome. 

Drugs that may lead to addiction as well as legal problems

You might be one of many Florida residents currently taking prescription medication for a chronic pain condition or other ailment. Perhaps you're in good health, but take pills from a friend to help you stay awake and study for college exams or, oppositely, to get some much needed sleep while dealing with a family crisis of some sort. There are any number of situations in life that may lead you to take a drug. The problem is some drugs may highly addictive and possibly, illegal.

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