It's difficult to imagine that in some states it's perfectly legal to possess marijuana yet, in others, the act could result in serious criminal charges. In Florida, this is the reality we have to face. Even though recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, it's still illegal in Florida.
You’re walking down the beach at sunset, when all of the sudden you feel foot kick something hard. You look down and notice a pair of Rat-Ban sunglasses in pristine condition. You look around and, seeing no one to claim them, take them for yourself. Lucky you!
When cold season arrives, many people begin to catch illnesses. As a result, they head to the doctor and obtain medications. Those medications are perfectly legal, but that doesn't mean they're safe to drive on.
People often talk about the crime of "money laundering" on television and in in the movies. But what does this term actually mean?
Distracted driving by itself is not a crime--but certain types of distracted driving are against the law. While it may be legal to eat a hamburger or wrangle your kids in the back seat while driving, certain types of cell phone use are illegal.
If you're facing DUI charges in Florida, it's important to keep in mind that the State's DUI case against you began the moment the officer pulled you over. In this article, we'll take a quick overview of each stage of a Florida DUI arrest from the defendant's standpoint.