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Can law enforcement search for drugs during a traffic stop?

If you are a resident of Fort Myers or Cape Coral, Florida, or one of the many “snow birds” who spend substantial time in this part of the country during the winter months, you know that getting pulled over by a law enforcement officer for an alleged traffic offense is not an uncommon occurrence. However, you need to make sure that your traffic stop does not turn into a drug charge as well as one or more traffic tickets.

Probable cause in a Florida DUI

One of the general principles of criminal law is that police officers cannot - in most cases - stop people at random just in case they might be committing a crime. With the exception of properly set up DUI checkpoints, this principle also covers DUI stops.

Top 3 alcohol-related crimes

Many adults harmlessly consume alcohol for leisure. However, alcoholic beverages often directly contribute to criminal acts. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 80 percent of crimes in the U.S. involve alcohol or drugs

What to do when you get in a car accident in Florida

Driving is such an everyday part of life that it is easy to overlook the high risk that comes with it. Yet in Florida, the number of traffic accidents have increased the last several years, with only a very slight drop in 2017, reveals statistics from Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Are landlords liable for the drug activity of their tenants?

Being a landlord can be financially rewarding, but it also comes with many risks. You have to deal with the possibility of tenants who do not pay rent on time, units that need major repairs and contracts that require clearer clauses. You also face multiple liabilities, such as premises liability from a slip and fall on wet surfaces.

Start the year with a good DUI defense

The start of a brand-new year in Fort Myers is often when people say goodbye to bad habits and start anew. There is nothing wrong with celebrating the opportunity to start over with a party. But when alcohol and driving are also involved, the beginning of a new year could mean fighting a DUI charge

Seniors face higher risk of receiving of DUI charges

There is a common misconception that older people do not have to worry about DUIs because they do not drink as much alcohol as younger motorists. Unfortunately, seniors in the Fort Myers and Cape Cod areas and across the country are just as likely to receive DUI charges. They may have more driving experience and cause fewer accidents, but their age makes it easier for alcohol to remain in their bodies longer, increasing the risk of them driving while impaired. 

Parents, do not believe these 3 myths about college drinking

Whether you just sent your kids back to college or you have a senior in high school, you need to prepare for the college partying scene. It is no secret that things can get wild on and off campus, but you want to avoid getting that dreaded phone call to bail your child after an arrest.

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