Florida Controlled Substance Laws: Location Matters!

As you may already be aware, the carries harsh penalties if you are caught with illegal substances in your possession, with or without an intent to sell or deliver them. This is not a position anyone would want to be in, however there are many facets to these related laws that you may not be aware of.

For example, Florida State Statute 893.13 (3) (c), there are specific outlines for possessing with or without an intent to sell in, on, or within 1,000 feet of real property that comprises a child care facility, state, county or municipal park, or publically owned recreational facility. The penalties therein become much more complicated when an arrest is made within 1,000 feet certain locations, including but not limited to those listed above.

It is important to know although you or someone you know may be facing a charge involving substances within 1,000 feet of certain types of property, you may have been wrongfully charged to that extent. Our team of skilled attorneys will do their due diligence, as they have in the past, to understand whether or not an alleged crime was within those boundaries or not. Often times, just a matter of a few feet and the proper legal team could result in drastic difference in the outcome of your case. Please contact us today for a free consultation to discuss the details of your case so that we may better serve you!

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