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College football player arrested for drug crimes

In Orlando and across Florida, drug charges can come about during a law enforcement investigation over something completely different. For many, a conviction can have a negative impact on their entire lives including problems at school, especially if they participate in extracurricular activities.

Bringing marijuana cookies to school leads to juvenile's arrest

With the continued confusion about marijuana and whether it should be legal or not, it can be difficult to explain to juveniles that there are serious consequences in Florida for being involved with it. While medical marijuana is now legal in Florida, recreational use of it remains against the law. For people who have the drug, there can still be an arrest for drug offenses.

Florida teacher faces charges of theft and drug trafficking

Drug arrests in Florida can happen for a variety of reasons. These issues can affect anyone, even those who work at regular jobs. If there is a conviction for charges related to any drug crimes, there can be jail time, fines and other serious consequences that can impact a person's life and future. After the arrest has been made, it is imperative to have legal assistance from an attorney experienced in helping clients facing drug charges.

Becoming a confidential informant to impact pending drug charges

Facing drug charges is anything but easy. With serious penalties looming, it is hard to think about anything other than living with these consequences. Fortunately, facing drug charges, like any criminal charges, means being afforded the opportunity to assert a defense. Even if the chances of having the charged dismissed seems bleak, it is still possible to assert a defense to reduce the charges against you.

High school teacher faces drug charges

When individuals in Florida and elsewhere are charged with a crime, it is clear that it will have impacts on his or her life regardless if they are convicted or not. However, depending on a person's job, facing criminal allegations could crate hardships when it comes to keeping a job or even obtaining a new one.

Helping you take an aggressive approach against a drug charge

A drug charge could stem from a wide variety of situations in Florida and elsewhere. It could occur during a traffic stop, when an officer sees controlled substance in plain view, during a search subject to an arrest, when a search warrant is served or when police officers suspect suspicious activities occurring in public areas and investigate the situation. The situation that led to the drug charges can sometimes set the stage for a criminal defense.

What is a drug paraphernalia charge?

With the exception of prescription drugs used by the person they were prescribed to, most Florida residents are well aware that drugs are illegal to use and sell. Drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and heroine are all controlled substances that could carry with them serious penalties if an individual is accused of using or selling these drugs. However, an individual does not have to be in possession of the actual drug to receive a drug charge. If a person has a device or item that is used for illegal drug usage, he or she could be charged for having drug paraphernalia.

Florida mom faces child abuse charges following drug charges

Facing criminal charges is never easy, especially when they impact the accused's family members. While drug charges are treated seriously, when these charges are combined with other criminal allegations, a defendant is likely to endure serious penalties that impact his or her personal and professional reputation and rights. Additionally, if authorities believe that these criminal allegations have impacted the defendant's child, he or she could lose access to their child as well.

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