Common Drug Crimes

Drug Crimes

Share List America has been fighting a “war on drugs” for the last 30 years, with varying results. In the 1980s, the drug of choice was cocaine, in the 1990s it was amphetamines, in the 2000s it was meth and heroin, and now we have heroin and opioids (painkillers). While the “war on drugs” seems […]

February 22, 2018

What Is The Difference Between A Misdemeanor And A Felony?


Share List What Is The Difference Between A Misdemeanor And A Felony? Most states in the United States classify crimes under three categories such as misdemeanors, felonies, and petty offenses. Petty offenses are the least serious that could result in a fine with no jail term. A misdemeanor is punishable by a substantial fine and […]

February 15, 2018

What If I Refuse A Breathalyzer?


Share List States have been looking to crack down on drunk driving in recent years, as many states have reformed their criminal statues to be more aggressive in prosecuting and sentencing drunk drivers. Despite some of this, along with increased enforcement by local police, drunk driving continues to happen. One of the key tools in […]

February 10, 2018

What Is An Arraignment?


Share List You are sitting there in a jail cell, handcuffs around your wrists. If you were in some other countries, you may be in that jail cell for an interminable amount of time, and you may not know for a while (if ever) why you are in prison. Fortunately, you do live in the […]

February 6, 2018

What To Do If You Violated Probation


Share List If you were caught breaking a minor law, then chances are you received probation. This is just a period of time where you’ll be “supervised” by the criminal justice system. This period of time replaces a period of jail time that you would otherwise serve for your crimes. Probation is often attached to […]

January 27, 2018

How Does A DUI Affect Your Car Insurance?


Share List Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of illegal substances can change your life completely, and it can impact the lives of others as well–especially if the intoxication resulted in a catastrophic car accident. When arrested for DUI, it’s important to take stock of your rights by hiring an experienced DUI attorney. Even so, a […]

January 22, 2018

What Is A White-Collar Crime?

White Collar Crimes

Share List Big banks and massive corporations have made a name for stepping on the little guy in order to earn another buck, and it’s a reputation they’ve earned. When business or government entities commit a nonviolent crime in order to save some cash, it’s called white-collar crime. This term is further broken down into […]

January 16, 2018

Types of Identity Theft

White Collar Crimes

Share List As we wade deeper and deeper into the age of digital information, it gets easier and easier for hackers to find and steal our private information. Identity theft is becoming more common, and can completely destroy a person’s life–especially if that person doesn’t know it’s being done in the first place. Identity theft […]

January 10, 2018

DUI Penalties in Florida


Share List Driving under the influence (DUI), also called drunk driving, is a serious crime with serious consequences. Sometimes they stretch far beyond the realm of legality. In 2015 there were over ten thousand deaths due to alcohol-related car accidents in the United States, or about 30 percent of all accidents. The younger you are, […]

January 6, 2018