Jacksonville Law Blog

3 mundane practices that can lead to Florida drug charges

Possessing, using, manufacturing and selling certain substances are all against the law. Engaging in these activities with any controlled or prohibited substance violates Florida state law and federal law. Individuals engaged in the drug trade or struggling with...

Does jail time help with addiction?

Many people who are arrested on drug charges are actually just addicted to those drugs. For instance, there are many stories about people using painkillers to treat authentic ailments and then becoming addicted to them over time. This could happen, for example, with...

Will Florida legalize testing tools that prevent drug deaths?

Drug paraphernalia laws in states across the country – including Florida – are typically very broad. They often include items that are used to test substances. Florida law regarding paraphernalia includes “testing equipment used, intended for use, or designed for use...

What is the mishandling of evidence?

In a criminal case, the mishandling of evidence may result in the case ending in the defendant’s favor. Evidence is the core of any case, so when that evidence goes missing or is mishandled in another way, it’s reasonable to point that out as a part of your defense....

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