Texas is home to some of the most harsh illicit drug penalties in America. Make sure that your rights are protected when being faced with drug-related charges. One cannot stress to the importance of having a skilled criminal defense attorney when facing charges of possession of drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, crystal meth, heroine, and non-prescribed legal controlled substances.
Having an experienced attorney at your side will afford you the best defense possible if you find yourself facing charges involving illegal drugs. The Law Office of David D. White, PLLC will work hard to have your case dismissed or to prove your innocence. They can attempt to prove that your constitutional rights were infringed upon in the process of searching for or seizing the drugs. They may also be able to prove that you were not in possession of any drugs or that the drugs found were legal.
The penalty for drug possession can vary depending on is the type of drug. There are different schedules, or categories, into which each drug falls. The severity of the charges brought against a defendant can also be linked to the amount of an illegal substance the defendant possesses. The quantity of drugs seized can determine whether a defendant is charged with a misdemeanor or a more serious felony. Texas drug laws divide controlled substances into five penalty groups, plus a marijuana category. Even though some controlled substances are legal, it is illegal to possess them without a prescription.
If you are facing drug-related charges, let The Law Office of David D. White, PLLC provide you the best defense possible. Call us at (512) 369-3737 for a free consultation so that we can begin representing you today.
Convictions for drug-related crimes may include jail time, large fines, suspension of a driver's license, and a criminal record that can haunt you for life. You can also experience difficulties gaining employment, as potential employers perform criminal history searches on potential applicants. Do not let this happen to you. When being faced with drug charges, hire an attorney to ensure that your rights and reputation are protected.
A criminal defense attorney at The Law Office of David D. White, PLLC will thoroughly investigate how your case was handled by law enforcement, whether an informant was used in building a case against you, and whether or not your Fourth Amendment rights were violated in this process.
If you need to contact an Austin drug attorney, call the The Law Office of David D. White, PLLC at (512) 369-3737. Make sure your rights as a citizen are protected when being accused of a serious crime. We are here to provide you with the best possible defense.