Various drug crimes are punished harshly not only in Lake County, but across the Florida. Whether you have been accused of possessing with intent, possession of marijuana or another illegal substance, or selling/distributing heroin, methamphetamine, crack, ecstasy, or even prescription drugs, you may face life-changing consequences if convicted. Whether you have been arrested or are under investigation, it is critical to work with an experienced Tavares drug crimes attorney. At Adams & Luka, our drug crime lawyers provide every client with outstanding legal guidance and support, always focusing on the best possible result.
There are many types of drug crimes including possession, distribution, sales, manufacturing, trafficking, and even prescription fraud or forgery. In certain cases, accepting a plea agreement may be in your best interest. In others, going to trial and fighting the charge may be best. Each case is different; our defense attorneys will thoroughly review your case and the charges against you to help determine the best way to proceed in order to achieve the desired result.
Types of Drug Crimes We Defend Against in Lake County, FL
With more than 30 years of combined experience, our Tavares criminal defense attorneys have successfully defended clients charged with a variety of drug crimes including:
There are several factors that affect the criminal penalties an individual may face if convicted of a drug crime. These include the type and amount of substance involved, your criminal history, the specific details of the incident that led to your arrest, and even where the alleged crime occurred such as in close proximity of a park, church, school, etc. Criminal penalties vary from up to one year in jail for a first-degree misdemeanor, to up to 30 years in prison for a first-degree felony conviction. In addition, fines may range as high as $30,000 depending on the offense.
As you can clearly see, a conviction on drug charges can literally change your life, and cost you your freedom.
Every person is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. As skilled and aggressive drug crimes lawyers in Tavares, we will work vigorously in our efforts to prevent a conviction, or even have charges dismissed or reduced depending on the situation. We will thoroughly review your case to determine if errors were made by police, or if your legal rights may have been violated. We will challenge the evidence brought by prosecutors, develop a solid defense, advise you of various legal options, and do all possible to protect your freedom and future. Contact us now for a free consultation.