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How a DUI can ruin college life

College is a time when many students start experimenting with alcohol. In fact, a study published by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that nearly 60 percent of college students had drunk alcohol in the past month. A significant portion of those students admitted to binge drinking.

If any college student is going to drink, then it is paramount that person does not get behind the wheel of a vehicle. The student may end up getting arrested for driving under the influence. A conviction could end up ruining the student’s college life in more ways than one.

Video: Accused of a crime? Level the playing field with legal guidance

If you are accused of a crime, it can be easy to forget that you are innocent until proven guilty. Between the police claiming that they have enough evidence to convict you and an aggressive prosecution painting you in the worst possible light, you can feel hopeless.


This is why it is so crucial to work with an attorney who can defend you and level the playing field.

Video: Your DUI case is about more than just a number | Thomas A. Foley Attorney at Law

Many of our clients feel a stigma after being arrested for driving under the influence. However, our criminal justice system presumes innocence until proven guilty. Accordingly, one of the first things our DUI defense attorneys do for our clients is to put a DUI arrest in its proper context.

What to know prescription drug charges on college campuses

“Study drugs” such as Adderall, Ritalin and other prescription drugs commonly prescribed to adolescents and young adults to help them focus have become prevalent on college campuses. Students who have a prescription for these drugs may share or sell their pills – which can land students in hot water with law enforcement.

Several circumstances can result in prescription drug charges