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I was caught drug driving on Christmas day. Will I lose my…

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I was caught drug...

I was caught drug driving on Christmas day. Will I lose my job. I amso scared I have just ruined my life and my career. It is my first drug driving offence.

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Queensland

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No. I was caught yesterday on the Christmas public holiday.

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I have recently lost my husband to cancer, thought I had breast cancer and found out I had abasel cell cancer instead. I just wanted to feel nothing instead of pain.

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have you been issued a summons to appear in court yet ?

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