Attention spring breakers! If you and your friends are planning a spring break getaway, read this warning first:
SPRING BREAK CAN LEAD TO A CRIMINAL RECORD
Now that I have your attention, do you want to know how to stay out of legal trouble while on spring break? No one could be better qualified to give you that advice than Judge Alex, host of the television show by the same name and resident of Miami. During his years in law enforcement and as a Circuit Court Judge, Judge Alex has seen it all (and probably heard every excuse for it all too). He has written the Top 5 Ways to Stay Out of Legal Trouble Over Spring Break just for the readers of About.com's Florida Travel. Of course, many of you may choose to ignore his most important advice — avoid alcohol and drugs — so that's when his five tips for avoiding legal trouble really come in handy. It's your future, so hopefully you'll take the time to read them. Then pass them along. They need to be posted on every dorm bulletin board in the U.S.
If you haven't decided on a spring break destination, take a look at my 2013 Spring Break Guide for the hottest Florida destinations. And, finally, these Disney World spring break survival tips will help you plan an enjoyable spring getaway.Photo © Twentieth Television