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Is It Illegal to Have Fake IDs in Florida?
Adults who are under the age of 21 can drive and serve in the military, but they cannot drink alcohol. For college students or anyone else below the age of 21, the idea of getting alcohol by using fake IDs gives them an adrenaline rush and is something they may be considering. As a parent, […]
Can My Child Be Held in Jail and For How Long?
If your child has been arrested, we know it can be a terrifying time. It does matter if your child is arrested close to you or at his or her college. These are stressful times and you need local representatives that you can trust. Did you know, in most instances, a person who is below […]
Dealing with a DUI in 2020? Here Are Three Things You Should Look for in An Attorney
A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) conviction can be devastating. Fines, a suspended driver’s license, and even jail time are common consequences. Long-term impacts can include increased auto insurance rates, a damaged professional reputation, diminished employment opportunities, and a record of wrongdoing that appears on the most rudimentary background check.  Everyone makes mistakes. It is […]
What Is A ‘Mistake of Law’ And Is It A Criminal Defense?
Everyone makes mistakes. What happens when a mistake amounts to an illegal act and you are charged with a crime? Is saying you made a “mistake of law” a valid legal defense? In general, people are expected to be aware of the laws governing their community and state. There are exceptions. For example, a traffic […]
What Does It Mean to Decriminalize Something?
Decriminalization is not the same as legalization. These terms carry specific legal definitions that may differ from their use in everyday language. Knowing the difference, especially as it relates to changing marijuana laws, could save you a lot of time and money, and maybe your freedom.  In the context of marijuana, decriminalization typically involves law […]
What You Need to Know About National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
Did you know that September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month? Research tells us that approximately 19.7 million Americans, aged 12 and older, struggle with a substance abuse disorder. Accordingly, we are joining millions of Americans in raising awareness about the importance of substance abuse treatment and recovery programs. To help you learn […]