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What is Criminal Law, And Why Does it Matter?

In the intricate tapestry of legal frameworks, criminal law stands as a pillar, shaping societal norms and influencing individual destinies. The essence of criminal law transcends mere statutes; it embodies the principles of justice, accountability, and societal order. In this comprehensive exploration, we delve into the heart of criminal law, unraveling its complexities and shedding light on why it holds

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What You Need to Know About U.S. Immigration Laws?

Exploring the intricate terrain of U.S. immigration laws is a hard nut to crack. These laws not only summarize the range of regulations and processes but also have a great effect on those who want to visit or go to live in the USA. In such a complicated environment, the job of immigration lawyers in Palm Beach is more than

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How to Reduce Your BAC After Drinking

Short answer: Wait. You might have heard from friends and family that the best way to sober up after drinking alcohol is to drink coffee or take a shower before driving. You’re also supposed to chew gum so if you are stopped, the cop won’t smell alcohol. You’ve probably also heard that eating before drinking will make you less drunk.

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Can I Get a DUI from Smoking Weed and Driving?

Answer: Yes Information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that marijuana or cannabis use can increase the risk of a crash by up to 3 times more than an unimpaired driver. Marijuana can affect a driver’s normal faculties, such as ability to walk, talk and carry out everyday functions, like driving a car. It can affect your ability

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Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer or Can I Go to Court Myself?

If you can afford a lawyer, the answer is most certainly YES—hire a lawyer!  People often tell me that a family or friend told them to just go to court by themselves.  I’ve also had many clients with a prior criminal case who didn’t hire a lawyer.  Very often, based on my experience, I believe these people would have gotten

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Can I Be Charged with A DUI if I Blow Below .08?

Answer: Yes. It is common knowledge that the legal limit for Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is .08 or higher.  What you may not know is a BAC between .08 and .149 is considered a standard DUI. And anything over .150 is considered an enhanced DUI with greater penalties. But What About a BAC Below .08? This is where various presumptions

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Virtual Appointments Available

We’d be happy to meet with you virtually via Zoom or phone. In some cases (usually Criminal Defense and DUI matters) you might not need to visit the office at all. Immigration and Expungement matters will likely require eventual visits to complete certain paperwork. If you choose a virtual consultation and decide to retain our firm, we can send your contract via email.

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