Denton Drug Crime Lawyer
Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney
Drug crimes are covered under federal and state laws. They are taken very seriously in Texas, which is why you will need aggressive defense by your side. At Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law, we have the experience to confidently help you resolve your drug crime charges. Federal drug offenses are regulated by the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, which is known as the Controlled Substances Act. Almost all drug offenses in the state are covered under this act, which is codified in the Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapters 481 - 486.
Penalties for Texas Drug Convictions
When determining how a drug crime will be sentenced, the Texas court considers a variety of factors, such as:
- Type of drug
- Amount of drugs
- Location of violation
- Purpose for drug possession
- Other conjoined crimes
Drug crimes are often combined with other offenses, such as theft, assault, and conspiracy. The type of drug can substantially impact the sentence you will face if convicted.
Some of the most common drugs include:
Whether you are charged with trafficking, transportation, smuggling, or any other drug-related offense, you should obtain effective legal guidance from our firm.
Guidance from the Denton County Defense Attorney
Are you looking for an experienced attorney to represent you? At Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law, we offer attentive and compassionate legal assistance for each step of every client's case. We understand the laws pertaining to controlled substances and prescription drug charges and can help you fight for the best possible result to your case.
During the free case evaluation we offer, our firm can begin to develop a strategy based on the unique aspects of your case. We possess the necessary tools to help you obtain a successful result.
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