Criminal charges can turn your life upside-down. Authorities take allegations of criminal offenses very seriously in Florida, as is the case throughout the United States. In order to find the truth of such allegations, it is often necessary to carry out lengthy investigations. Unfortunately, this can mean that individuals come under suspicion despite having had nothing to do with the crime in question.
Being charged with a drug crime is a serious matter in Florida, as is the case anywhere in the United States. The investigation can be drawn out and highly disruptive. Worse still, if you are convicted, it could turn your life upside-down and you may find yourself facing hefty fines or even a prison sentence.
Those who have been accused of domestic violence know just how frightening and nightmarish such an incident can be. Even well after the incident, those charged may fear undue punishment, judgment and realize greater conflict among their loved ones. Fortunately, the law takes domestic violence cases very seriously, but that means that those accused can often expect authorities to make quick decisions based upon hearsay, high emotions and little fact. This may have been the case recently in Deerfield Beach.
The importance of having a designated driver if you plan on consuming alcohol cannot be overstated. Even if you believe that you can hold your alcohol better than most people, and even if being over the legal limit does not affect you in any way, you could still be arrested for drunk driving. The law does not discriminate based on your alcohol tolerance or your ability to drive even with alcohol in your system.