In Florida, any drug charge should be taken seriously, as the criminal penalties and punishment for those convicted can be life-changing. Even a conviction for an offense as seemingly minor as drug possession may leave you facing a criminal record, driver's license suspension, fines, probation, and more. When you have been arrested it is critical to your future to consult with a skilled and competent Lake County drug possession attorney. At Adams & Luka, we not only provide exceptional legal guidance and support, we fight aggressively for our clients to ensure the best possible result.
Possession can involve many illicit drugs or substances, including marijuana, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, or even the illegal possession of Oxycodone, Xanax, Vicodin, or other prescription drugs. In recent years, many people have been arrested for the possession of synthetic substances such as bath salts and spice. Regardless of the substance involved, your freedom and reputation are in jeopardy. It is essential to protect your legal rights and obtain exceptional legal representation from the start.Drug Possession in Lake County
Many people believe possession is really no big deal. The fact is, possession a small amount of marijuana or any illegal substance can have a serious impact on your life. Even when charged with a misdemeanor offense, you may face the loss of your driver's license for as long as two years, along with fines, a criminal record, and more. When an individual is found to be in possession of marijuana, heroin, or any illegal or narcotic drug, police and prosecutors are often eager to find reason to charge that individual with possession with intent to distribute or sell, which means consequences that are even more damaging. Never plead guilty to charges of possession of illegal drugs without first consulting with an experienced Lake County drug possession lawyer.
If you are arrested and charged with possession of an illicit narcotic or prescription drug, it does not necessarily mean you will be found guilty. There are various defenses that are often effective in preventing a conviction and the resulting criminal penalties. In certain cases, it may be to the defendant’s advantage to plead guilty to a lesser offense. If police violate your legal rights or perform an illegal search, it could result in evidence being thrown out. It is not uncommon for police to make mistakes that violate a person's constitutional rights. Additionally, certain counties in Florida offer drug courts that focus on rehabilitation rather than severe punishment for offenders. it is critical to work with a defense attorney who is highly familiar with drug offenses and all of the various defense strategies and legal options.Contact Adams & Luka Now
The possession of an illegal drug or substance is one of the most minor drug charges a person can face, however it still has very real negative impact on an individual's life. It is important to protect your legal rights from the very beginning, and consult with an attorney who is skilled, knowledgeable, and dedicated to protecting your reputation and future. At Adams & Luka, we fight vigorously on behalf of those who are accused of drug possession in Lake County, doing everything possible to secure the outcome you desire. Contact our office now for a free consultation at (352)787-2101.