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How Accurate Are Breath and Blood Tests?
When it comes to driving on the roads, we all know how important it is to keep ourselves and other drivers safe. Most of us wear seatbelts, abide by the speed limit, and refrain from driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. What happens, however, if you are pulled over for suspected driving […]
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Did you know that drunk driving takes the lives of more than 10,000 people each year? Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is not only dangerous, it is also a serious crime in every state. This month, we are joining millions of Americans in helping bring awareness to the importance of safe […]
How to Protect Your Home as Crime Rises in the Summer Months
Did you know that crime rates are higher in the summer months than during any other time of the year? Research tells us that crime rates tend to be lower in the fall and winter, while peaking in the summer. A study conducted by the United States Justice Department indicates that, in some larger cities, […]
What Is a Misdemeanor in Florida?
Compared to felonies, misdemeanors are considered minor criminal offenses. Do not make the mistake, however, of taking a misdemeanor charge lightly in Florida. In the Sunshine State, misdemeanors can come with harsh penalties, such as jail time and hefty fines. They also can wreak long-term havoc if they become a part of your permanent record. […]
What Is a Felony in Florida?
Felony charges are not to be taken lightly in Florida. It is imperative to seek experienced legal counsel if facing them as your future will almost certainly depend on it. Crimes are broken down into two categories in the Sunshine State: misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are considered minor crimes, although they are punishable by up […]
5 Tips for Making Safe Driving Decisions During the Holidays
The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and celebration. Often, celebrating involves alcohol. While there is certainly nothing wrong with responsible adults enjoying holiday libations, getting behind the wheel of a car is a different story. Not only is it dangerous, but the legal consequences of a DUI can be quite serious. Long-term […]
What to Do If Your Child is Pulled Over During Finals Week
No parent looks forward to a phone call about his or her college student child getting in trouble, especially during final exams. After all the time and money spent on a college semester, getting pulled over towards the end, for example, can undermine everything. Whether the call comes from a law enforcement officer or your […]
Know the ABCs of Your Miranda Rights
In seemingly every television police drama or law enforcement scene in a movie, an officer advises someone they’re arresting that they have “the right to remain silent.” For dramatic effect, handcuffs are tightened and the suspect is guided into the back of a squad car or unmarked vehicle. The verbal warning about remaining silent isn’t […]