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Actual possession Actual Possession simply means that the drugs, contraband or illegal substance are found on your person, clothing or body.  It also means to have immediate and direct physical control over the property, substance or contraband.  When the police finds drugs inside the pockets of your clothing, shoes, or bags that you are carrying,…

How to Pay a Traffic Ticket Online in Florida: Orange County

Paying a traffic ticket online probably seems like a simple and convenient option. You just want to get it done and stop thinking about it. But is that always the right move? What if the ticket you’re paying assesses points to your license, or what if the fine could be reduced or completely thrown out?…

What are the Fines for Speeding in a School Zone in Florida?

Florida law permits enforcement of a 15-20 mph speed limit in a school zone. This speed limit is enforceable for 30 minutes before, during, and after students arrive and leave school. Florida law sets the amount of your fine for speeding based on how many miles per hour over the speed limit you were caught…

What happens when a person commits a crime or is guilty of a certain number of traffic offenses/accumulates too many points on their record? Their driver’s license may be revoked or suspended. When a license is revoked, the person cannot drive until the license is reinstated. If a person does drive in Florida with a…

Most traffic offenses are punishable by a small fine and points assessed against one’s driving record but nothing more. On the contrary, committing a number of traffic violations over a short amount of time, or committing serious traffic crimes can earn one the classification of a “habitual traffic offender.” Jail time for a habitual traffic…

Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is a serious offense in the state of Florida. Indeed, a person who receives a DUI conviction may face serious punishments. If you are facing DUI charges, one of the first–and one of the most important–things that you should do is to call an experienced…

Florida has aggressively embraced red light cameras over the past few years. Sold as a public safety measure, red light cameras actually help the government flood its coffers with money. Whereas once a ticket could only be issued if a cop observed a red-light infraction, now cameras catch motorists speeding through a red light. The…

Many accidents happen at intersections because motorists do not follow the rules of the road. A stop sign, or a red light, is a clear indication you need to stop your vehicle. But what other stop sign rules are there? Below, we sketch out the most important stop sign rules you should know about. If…

Florida law is very clear that those involved in a car accident should remain at the scene of the accident. Unfortunately, so many drivers flee that Florida is now facing an epidemic of hit-and-run accidents. If you have been arrested for leaving the scene, you should meet with an attorney right away. These are very…