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Category: Drug Possession


JUNE  21 2018
Drug Defense Attorney in West Palm Beach | What is Drug Trafficking?
Drug Defense Attorney in West Palm Beach | What is Drug Trafficking?

We all know buying, selling, and possessing controlled substances of any kind can land us in a sticky situation. Yet, you may find yourself in need of a drug defense attorney in West Palm Beach on drug trafficking charges. But, what is drug trafficking? Keep reading to learn more:

 

What is Drug Trafficking?

 

Drug trafficking is actually defined in fairly general terms. So, trafficking targets any activity regarding the sale, purchase, making, delivery, or transportation of drugs into Florida. If you are aware of the role you are playing in the distribution of drugs at any stage …

MAR. 30 2018
Marijuana Lawyer in West Palm Beach | Wrongly Accused of Possession
Marijuana Lawyer in West Palm Beach | Wrongly Accused of Possession

Laws and stigmas regarding marijuana are changing nowadays. But, there are still some heavy duty consequences that can come along with it being in your presence in any way, shape, or form. However, if you find yourself wrongfully accused, it’s time to call on a marijuana lawyer in West Palm Beach. Read to learn how to handle this situation:

 

Secure a Lawyer

 

Do not take any action without a trustworthy lawyer. Doing too much to prove your innocence can look bad and do more harm than good. Having a lawyer can protect you and will help you …

JULY  21 2017
4 Defense Strategies to Beat Florida Drug Possession Charges
4 Defense Strategies to Beat Florida Drug Possession Charges

 

Both nationally and right here in Florida, law enforcement is once again cracking down hard on drug crimes, even minor ones. It is now more important than ever that you know your rights and how to fight back if you find yourself charged.

 

Below are some of the defense strategies that you may be able to use if you get arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

 

Whether or not you should use any particular strategy is something that you should discuss with your lawyer, because what is best for you will depend on the particulars …

JAN. 9 2017
Not Even Santa Is Safe From Florida Drug Possession Laws
Not Even Santa Is Safe From Florida Drug Possession Laws

Whether you were caught partying with drugs during the holidays or buying drugs for personal use, you probably know that drug possession charges can quickly become a very serious matter, and that Florida police are not inclined to look the other way due to the forgiving nature of the season in general.

 

In fact, this year not even Santa was safe from our state’s drug laws. In mid-December, a Santa from Jacksonville was arrested recently for delivering a… different kind of gift.

 

You Better Watch Out

 

A few weeks ago, Jacksonville Police were conducting a drug-related investigation …

FEB. 15 2016
A Comprehensive Guide to Florida’s Drug Possession Laws
A Comprehensive Guide to Florida’s Drug Possession Laws

Despite the federal government’s warnings and it’s “War on Drugs,” every year thousands of Americans are arrested on drug possession charges. Many of them end up behind bars for the possession of very small amounts of illegal substances, and when aggravating circumstances are present (such as the possession of illegal drugs near or around children), a misdemeanor can rapidly turn into a felony – which means jail time, hefty fines, and a slew of serious repercussions.

 

Unfortunately for Floridians in this situation, our state has the dubious reputation of having some of the harshest drug possession laws in the …