Drug Possession Charges
Get Tough Advocacy from a Rockwell Drug Crimes Lawyer
Texas goes out of its way to harshly punish those convicted of possessing
illegal substances in order to deter their use. If you or a loved one
was arrested for possession, it is in your best interests to speak with
a Rockwell criminal defense attorney to best advise you on what to do next.
The Law Offices of J. Cameron Cowan fights hard to protect the rights of
the accused. In my 12 years spent as a chief felony prosecutor I learned
the intricacies of how to obtain a conviction and I use this knowledge
on behalf of my clients to avoid having them spend time behind bars. This
deep understanding of criminal law I put to work in defense of each client
I work with.
Penalties for Drug Possession in Texas
A conviction for drug possession has serious results depending on the type
and amount of drugs in question.
Penalties for possession can include:
- Up to 1 year I jail and/or up to $4,000 in fines for 2-4 ounces of marijuana
- 180 days to 2 years in jail and/or up to $10,000 in fines for 4 ounces
to 5 pounds of marijuana
- Up to $10,000 in fines and/or up to 10 years in prison for 1-4 grams of
cocaine, heroin, etc.
- Up to 10 years in prison and/or up to $10,000 in fines for 1-4 grams of
Ecstasy, PCP, etc.
- Up to 1 year in jail and/or up to $4,000 for less than 28 grams of Valium,
Xanax, or Ritalin
You may also be subject to a driver’s license suspension if found
guilty. You need aggressive and competent representation from a Rockwell
drug crimes lawyer to work towards preserving your freedom once you are
charged with a crime.
Your Defense Begins Today
In addition to disputing every part of your arrest, my firm can push for
alternatives to jail time such as drug treatment programs or community
service. However, I begin each case fighting to for my client’s
charges dropped in their entirety.
The prosecution will waste no time in putting their case against you together
and you should not waste any time either. Call The Law Offices of J. Cameron
Cowan right away to get started!
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