An Overview Of Drug Possession Charges
Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Pierce, FL
Have you been arrested and charged with the drug crime of possession? It is critical that you remain silent and that you retain skilled representation in your case as soon as possible. Anything that you say could be taken, twisted, and used against you at a later time. The sooner you retain legal assistance, the more time you will have to build a strong defense of your case. The penalties that you could face for a possession conviction will depend on the type of drug you are charged with, and the amount that was found in your possession at the time of arrest.
Penalties for Drug Possession in Florida
Cocaine is one of the most dangerous drugs according to the drug schedule. If you are charged with possession of this drug then you will face at least a third-degree felony charge. In the state of Florida, you will face up to five years of probation, five years in prison, and / or up to $5,000 in fines. In addition, you will lose your driver’s license for two years if you are convicted of possession of cocaine. There are other serious penalties that you could face for conviction of possession of other drugs such as heroin or marijuana, and it is vital to your future that you have skilled representation on your side.
Representing the Criminally Accused
My team at T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law PLLC. is dedicated to providing powerful advocacy for our clients, and I have more than 29 years of experience as Fort Pierce criminal defense lawyer. I understand the severity of your situation, and you can be sure that I will stand by you and work with you to pursue the results that you need for your case. I offer a *free case evaluation for my potential clients so that you may obtain some legal advice and information regarding your case without any financial commitment on your part. Contact the firm today to discuss your case and to begin pursuing the defense that you need.
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