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The Villages, Florida Drug Crimes Lawyer

Adams & Luka

Drug crimes are punished harshly in the state of Florida; when arrested for possession, cultivation of marijuana, possession with intent to sell, distribution, trafficking, manufacturing, or any other drug-related offense, it is critical you work with an experienced The Villages drug crimes attorney. At Adams & Luka, our top priority is protecting your freedom and securing the best possible result in your case.

Florida Imposes Severe Criminal Penalties on Those Convicted of Drug Crimes

Drug offenses are charged as either a misdemeanor or felony, with a felony being the more serious of the two. There are several factors that determine the criminal penalties a person will face if found guilty of a drug crime, including the type and amount of substance involved, the individual's prior criminal drug history, even where the alleged offense occurred, such as in close proximity of a park, church, or school. If found guilty of a misdemeanor offense, penalties may include a maximum of one year in jail. For a felony conviction, you may face up to 30 years in prison, along with substantial fines. Those convicted of a drug crime will also have a criminal record which may impact employment, housing, and other aspect of their lives.

Some of the most common drug crimes include:

When charged with possession, possession with intent to sell, distribution, cultivation, or other drug offenses, there are several legal options many people are not aware of. Depending on your unique case, it may be beneficial to negotiate a plea deal with prosecutors. In some cases, it is best to go forward with a trial. We may file a motion to suppress certain evidence, or discuss other avenues you may want to consider depending on the details of your case. Prosecutors must prove very specific elements of a crime; if they cannot, the defendant cannot be found guilty. We will fight aggressively to protect your freedom.

Drug Crimes in The Villages - Navigating the Criminal Justice System

Should you plead guilty or not guilty? It is difficult for most people to know whether to fight the charges against them, or even whether there is a possibility the charges could be dismissed or reduced. At Adams & Luka, our The Villages drug crimes lawyers will work with you closely to provide the legal guidance and support you need during one of the most difficult times in your life. We will answer your questions, advise you about possible legal options, and work diligently to secure the best possible outcome. Contact us for a free consultation today at (352)259-3340.

Client Reviews

I would like thank my attorney Thomas Luka. I knew from the beginning I had the right guy in my corner. While celebrating with family and friends at a Public Park in Seminole County, a fight broke out among various people. Myself, and a good friend, broke up the fight and the instigators left. Six months later, I was wrongly accused as the person who started the fight. The first attorney I hired could not even get a response from the State Attorney handling the case. Someone referred me to Tom and I felt comfortable at his demeanor and reactions.

After conversations with Tom, who knew I would settle for nothing less than a FULL DISMISSAL due to my innocence, I hired him. His firm of Adams and Luka did the due diligence by interviewing witnesses and the police who were on the scene, as well as starting a dialogue with the State Attorney. After gathering statements from witnesses, Tom was able to present a strong argument on my behalf to the State Attorney on why the case should be dismissed. If the State Attorney was not willing to dismiss the case, Tom was ready to take the case to trial.

The result by Thomas Luka: Case Dismissed.

I am 53 years old with a spotless record and glad to keep it that way thanks to the time, effort, hard work, and professionalism of the Adams and Luka and Tom Luka.

Earl from Mesquite
Thomas Luka left a life-long great impression of lawyers. He was always professional, on time, and answered things honestly. From the start and during the 14 months it went on - Tom was very upfront and honest with me about the possible outcomes. The result was better than I had hoped for. Tom really over-delivered. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Marcela Giorgi
Adams and Luka were very professional and savvy in the courtroom. When you're in court with Mr. Luka you will think you have the best attorney there. I recommend this law firm. Pioneer Tech
Rich Adams is an outstanding criminal attorney. I have had the opportunity to refer several friends and clients to his practice for handling of criminal matters, and on every occasion he has produced an excellent result. Rich practices with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the law, and a passion to defend his clients. I will continue to refer clients to Rich Adams, and would strongly recommend him for your legal needs. Brian Pink