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What are drug trafficking charges?

Drug trafficking charges are extremely serious charges, however, accused individuals facing them may wonder exactly what a drug trafficking charge refers to. Drug trafficking charges refer to the selling, transportation and illegal importation of unlawful controlled substances. Controlled substances can include marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines and other illegal drugs. The penalties associated with drug trafficking charges can be especially harsh.

Things to know when facing DUI charges in Florida

Whether you were visiting one of the beautiful beaches on vacation in Florida or are a full-time resident, if a police officer pulled you over and arrested you on suspicion of drunk driving, the next weeks and months of your life may be rather stressful. Having a to pay a speeding ticket is bad enough; facing criminal charges that place your freedom at risk is even worse.  

What are the penalties for drunk driving in Florida?

Individuals who are facing drunk driving charges may have serious concerns about the potential penalties they face and questions as to what they might be. The potential penalties and consequences for drunk driving charges can vary depending on the circumstances. For instance, an individual who has their second DUI offense is required in Florida to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicle. In addition, an ignition interlock device may be required for a first DUI offense in some circumstances.

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