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What is the Difference Between Drug Possession and Distribution in Alabama?

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Alabama issues harsh penalties for people who are convicted of drug crimes. Even possessing small amounts of a controlled substance can have lasting consequences if you don’t take the proper measures to protect your rights. Even though the state has begun to take a less punishment-only approach to drug crimes by favoring more rehabilitation, not […]

What Happens if I Am Arrested for a Second or Third DUI?

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Anyone who has been convicted of a first-time DUI knows that the penalties for this offense can be serious. A first-time DUI conviction can result in up to one year’s imprisonment, a fine of up to $2,000, and a 90-day license suspension, not to mention a host of social and professional repercussions. But even more […]

What Are the Domestic Violence Laws in Alabama?

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While the term ‘domestic violence’ is often tossed around casually, it is very frequently misunderstood. To be sure, domestic violence is a broad term that ultimately encompasses a wide array of criminal charges, each of which carries separate requirements and, upon conviction, legal consequences. Although domestic violence charges may be confusing, they are serious nonetheless. […]

Do Car Accidents Increase in the Summer?

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Whether you are planning a road trip this summer or sticking close to home, you run a higher risk of being injured in a car accident if you are on the road during this peak season. These dangerous accidents can also come with some expensive traffic citations. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports […]

Dangers of Driving on the 4th of July

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You might want to think twice before you get behind the wheel of a car on the 4th of July. Statistics show that this can be one of the most dangerous days of the year to travel, even a short distance. Each year on Independence Day, people get together to celebrate, and this can pose […]

How to Get a Restraining Order in Alabama

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When a relationship has become particularly abusive, or there is the serious threat of abuse, the Alabama courts might grant a restraining order. If you find that you are on the receiving end of dangerous or threatening behavior, you have the right and are encouraged to seek this legal protection. What is a Restraining Order […]

Does Jail Time Actually Help Juvenile Criminals?

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It makes sense to want to teach a young person a lesson when they’ve done something wrong, but is there a limit? Some states are creating harsher penalties to prevent these youth from becoming repeat offenders, but is this approach creating the desired outcome in the lives of these young people when they grow up? […]

What Constitutes Aggravated Child Abuse in Alabama?

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We all cherish our children and want to do what in their best interests, including keeping them safe from harm. In cases where legitimate abuse has occurred, it should be stopped immediately, and the guilty party punished. It’s an unfortunate fact that it has become quite common for an innocent person to be accused of […]

Combating Drunk Driving Accidents in Alabama

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Alabama is above the national average when it comes to deaths caused by drunk driving. This is true for all age categories maintained by the CDC, including birth to age 20, age 21 to 34, and over age 35, as well as all age groups overall. While […]

Drunk Driving During the Holidays

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From the office Christmas party to the neighborhood New Year’s Eve bash, the holiday season presents many opportunities for drinking and socializing. Unfortunately, it’s also a time of increased auto accidents due to more people drinking and driving. While the 4th of July ranks highest for alcohol-related injuries and fatalities, Christmas and New Year’s aren’t […]

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