Houston Drug Possession Lawyer
Drug Possession Charges in Texas
At Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C., the team of seasoned Houston drug possession attorneys fight aggressively to defend clients facing drug charges in Houston. A conviction for drug possession must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt that an individual intentionally possessed a controlled drug.
Whether your possession charge consists of possession of:
It is vitally important for you to understand your rights and to speak to a Houston, Texas criminal defense attorney. As an experienced law firm, they understand that it will be significant to your future to vivaciously advocate your rights in court. At a firm that is ready to be your advisor in confidence and advocate in court, you can finally sight a breath of relief knowing that you have a strong defense on your side.
Texas Drug Possession Penalties
In the State of Texas, the criminal court system can be very unforgiving. It has the ability to utterly destroy an individual's life when he or she is thought to be guilty of offending the law. There are four classes of drugs under Texas state law, each class has it's own penalties and classifications.
The penalties an individual may face for possessing drugs within Texas are based on certain determining factors, such as:
- Past convictions
- Type of drug
- Drug storage / concealing
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
Additionally, drug possession can lead to the following negative repercussions:
Defenses Against Drug Possession Charges in Texas
Your legal representation will be able to investigate your charges, call upon witnesses to help strengthen your case and deliver a powerful argument on your behalf. When working with a criminal defense attorney, you have the added incentive of having a serious criminal defender building your case and challenging your charges. There are a few possible defense strategies that our Houston drug possession lawyer can pursue.
- Drugs were not intended for human consumption
- Insufficient quantity of a controlled substance
- The defendant was unaware that they were in possession of a controlled substance
- The substance is medical marijuana
- It was prescribed medication
- The substance was approved new drug application under Federal Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Act
- It was approved for investigation use through the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act
Schedule a Free Consultation with a Houston Drug Crime Lawyer
If you are facing drug possession, trafficking, cultivation, manufacturing or any other serious drug offense, now is the time to call the firm. Being involved in the criminal justice system can become complex, and it will require an aggressive attorney to correctly defend your rights..
Contact a Houston drug crime lawyer from Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. to learn more about drug possession charges, including federal narcotics offenses and military drug offenses.
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