Drug Possession Lawyer Serving Navarro & Ellis Counties
Texas law has four classes of drugs, and each has its own classification and penalties. In addition to the classes of drugs, there are different possession charges, depending on what type of drug or paraphernalia and the amount of the drug. Higher amounts or drugs in multiple containers may result in a possession with intent to sell charge.
Possible charges include:
- Possession of marijuana
- Possession of a dangerous drug
- Possession with intent to sell
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
The penalties for drug conviction in Texas are among the toughest in the nation. Drug possession may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the situation.
The penalties for conviction vary depending on:
- The type of drug
- How the drug is stored
- Any past convictions
The penalties for conviction depend on whether the person is charged with a misdemeanor or felony, but may include time in jail and fines of up to $250,000.
Our drug crime attorney serving Navarro, Ellis and Dallas counties provides an aggressive defense for every client and fights to protect your rights through every stage of the process. Possible defense strategies may include a lack of knowledge, use for medicinal purposes, or an insufficient quantity for a possession charge. We consider all possible defense strategies when preparing your case.
Please contact us today to schedule an appointment for a consultation.