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Drugs3 August 14, 2020

Are There Defenses For Drug Charges?

Generally, an arrest with drugs on your person or in your possession in Florida will yield to you being charged with some kind of offense. The state has a history of drug trafficking, which means that prosecutors are less inclined to be lenient, especially if the amount of drugs involved is over a certain… Read More »

Jail2 August 7, 2020

Trafficking Bust In West Palm Beach May Lead To Long Sentences

On the night of June 18, two men were arrested by West Palm Beach police, in a residence on Brandywine Road. A tip led to the search of the residence, recovering bags of heroin, cocaine, MDMA, and fentanyl, among other items. These drugs were collected along with multiple firearms and paraphernalia used to manufacture… Read More »

CrimDef4 July 30, 2020

Constructive Possession and Florida Drug Charges

If you are arrested and charged with possession of drugs, it is all too easy to confess or plead to something you did not do, just to get away from the legal process. However, doing so can change your life forever. Knowledge of the criteria that Florida prosecutors must prove before you can be… Read More »

Drug1 June 28, 2020

Links Between Substance Abuse & Drug Crime

While drug crime is an endemic problem in Florida, not all drug crimes are created equal. The law requires punishment for those who commit crimes, but sometimes, crimes happen for reasons other than malicious intent. When it comes to drug crimes, some offenders are driven by addiction or mental health issues, and while this… Read More »

DrugArrest June 25, 2020

Federal Drug Crimes In Florida

The majority of drug arrests in Florida tend to be for the crime of simple possession, where individuals are caught with small amounts of one drug. By comparison, most federal drug charges that come out of Florida’s districts have to do with trafficking, where large quantities of many different drugs are moved and sold…. Read More »

Courtroom June 19, 2020

What Is Florida Drug Court?

If you have been charged with a drug offense, it can feel terrifying, especially if you have never been involved with the law before. The specter of prison time can get most individuals to treat the situation very seriously – but depending on the specifics of your case, you may be able to avoid… Read More »

Drugs5 June 11, 2020

Mandatory Minimums In Florida Drug Cases

Florida has a very high rate of incarceration – among the highest in the United States, which in turn has far and away the highest incarceration rate in the world. In recent years, Florida has experienced a shift away from being ‘tough on crime,’ and toward focusing more on rehabilitation than punishment. This has… Read More »

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