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Do you have a misdemeanor or felony on your criminal record? Are you worried that your legal issues will ruin your FAFSA eligibility? Consequences of a criminal conviction can have a major impact on juveniles and college students. In some cases, they can strip you of any potential financial aid. These consequences differ based on…Read More →
If you’re a college student under the legal drinking age, a fake ID might not seem like a big deal, or you may consider it a necessity for a fun night out. Alcohol is everywhere on college campuses. In fact, nearly two-thirds of college students have used a fake ID in the past to purchase…Read More →
The number one drug for use and abuse in the USA is alcohol. Unfortunately, this statistic includes young people. It is illegal for persons under the age of 21 to drink alcohol, and doing so could lead to a minor in possession charge – just one of the ways college students find themselves in trouble.…Read More →
Almost 1,600,000 people were arrested for drug violations in the U.S. in 2016. More than 84% of the arrests were for possession of a controlled substance. Were you charged with possession of a controlled substance in South Carolina? Drug possession penalties vary depending on the drug classification. Read on to learn more about drug classifications…Read More →
Unfortunately, getting a DUI is a problem many people have to deal with; every year, police arrest around 1.4 million people in the United States for driving under the influence. A charge of DUI means you are behind the wheel with more than the legal blood alcohol level, or you have drugs in your system.…Read More →
Marijuana Laws are slow to change in South Carolina. “Pretty soon it’s gonna be legal everywhere, man.” Whether you agree with this prediction or not, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the current marijuana laws in your home state, and any state you might be traveling in. When it comes to marijuana possession in South…Read More →