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Drug Crimes

Drug crimes

Drug crimes cover a range of activities, including drug use, possession, trafficking, and distribution, involving substances such as cannabis, amphetamines, and heroin, among others. The charges for drug crimes typically depend on the type and quantity of drugs involved at the time of arrest. These crimes may include possession, illegal cultivation, trafficking, sale, distribution, or possession of drug paraphernalia. The severity of drug crimes varies, and although laws regarding cannabis are becoming more lenient in many U.S. states, it remains illegal in Texas. A conviction for any drug crime can have lifelong consequences.

Facing any drug-related charges, whether for use, possession, trafficking, or sale, without an experienced criminal attorney could lead to unfair penalties. Drug crime attorneys often start by challenging the prosecution’s drug evidence, working to dismiss charges or reduce sentences. Hiring an inexperienced attorney to save costs could be one of the most severe mistakes of your life. Your future is in your hands; please contact the drug crime defense team at Kerb Law Group in the United States. We will fight rigorously and exhaustively for you.

How Can an Attorney Assist Me?
An experienced drug crime attorney can work with you to review the police investigation reports, identify or exclude unfavorable evidence, reduce the impact of your drug case, or even resolve it altogether. It is advisable to hire an experienced drug defense attorney, as this not only helps to promptly address the criminal charges you are currently facing, ensuring you can live your life without undue stress, but also, critically, an experienced criminal attorney can negotiate with the prosecutor, striving for case dismissal and avoiding harsh penalties.

Defense Strategies

Many drug crime cases involve crucial elements such as your intent, the type of drug involved, and the methods the police used to obtain evidence. A drug crime attorney can leverage proof to demonstrate that you had no criminal intent. Another defense strategy involves checking if your rights were violated during the arrest process, such as through illegal searches and seizures, or if the police failed to give Miranda Warnings. Your attorney will seek evidence to prove that the police violated your constitutional rights during the search and file motions requesting the judge to exclude such illegally obtained evidence or dismiss the charges altogether. Let’s work together to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

When to Hire an Attorney?
It is advisable to seek an attorney’s help when you are arrested, under investigation, or suspect that you might be charged with a crime. Seeking legal advice early on helps to protect your rights and provides proper guidance throughout the legal process. Even if you have not been formally charged or accused, an attorney can help you understand your rights, assist in communicating with law enforcement, and offer advice to protect your interests when necessary. For example, if you are accused of a felony, hiring an attorney before the case is formally charged can be crucial. At this stage, an attorney can intervene during the grand jury phase, sometimes preventing you from being charged. In criminal proceedings, the earlier you hire an attorney, the better. In early consultations, an attorney can offer more options and appropriate strategies for your case to maximize your rights.

Facing criminal charges, especially felonies, signifies potentially severe consequences. A conviction can lead to substantial fines, unemployment, imprisonment, and even deportation. The accused must choose a professional attorney. Only those with extensive experience in criminal defense can achieve the best possible outcomes for you. Often, selecting an excellent attorney could lead to acquittal or dismissal of charges, allowing you to leave the courtroom satisfied. However, an acquittal or dismissal of charges is unlikely if the prosecution holds vital evidence. Therefore, the defendant should select the best course of action under the guidance of their attorney.

Some attorneys might claim, ‘I will confront the prosecutor,’ but there are more effective approaches than this. In many cases, negotiating and collaborating with the prosecutor proves to be a superior strategy. At such times, only an attorney with extensive experience, comprehensive knowledge, and adept skills can secure the best possible outcome for you. Kerb Law Group has extensive experience in handling a broad spectrum of criminal cases, encompassing drunk driving, domestic violence, sexual offenses, theft, white-collar crimes, and drug-related offenses.
If your case goes to trial, you need an experienced trial attorney. Kerb Law Group boasts experienced trial attorneys who will develop the best strategy for you. They will advocate vigorously in court, committing their full efforts to secure the most favorable outcome for you. Please call 512.203.2649

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