Ft. Bend County Drug Possession Lawyer
Drug Dealing Charge Defense Lawyer
If you are facing any type of Manufacturing, Delivering, or Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance charge, you should contact a Ft. Bend County criminal defense attorney, Ross Torres, who will make sure that your rights are protected. Manufacturing or delivering drugs is the charge the prosecution uses to try to convict you for dealing drugs. Drug cases are taken serious in Texas, and you need an aggressive defense lawyer by your side. Punishments for manufacturing, delivering, or possessing with intent to deliver drugs are more severe than simple possession cases. Ross Torres will fight to achieve the best possible result for your drug charge, which may result in dismissed charges, reduced charges, or minimized punishment.
Texas divides controlled substances into five penalty groups, and then has a category for marijuana.
The penalty group and the weight or amount of the drug will determine whether you are charged with felony or misdemeanor possession, and the punishment range you are facing.
Punishments for Manufacturing, Delivering, or Possessing with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
Punishments for Manufacturing, Delivering, or Possessing with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
In Texas, your license will be suspended for up to 6 months following a drug conviction.
FIGHTING MANUFACTURING, DELIVERING, AND POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER CHARGES
Ross Torres will look for problems with the prosecutor’s case. He will look to see if the drugs should be suppressed because the police violated your rights. Ross will evaluate whether the search and seizure was lawful, whether you were lawfully detained, whether law enforcement followed the proper procedures, and whether the State has enough evidence to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. In addition, Ross may challenge the prosecution’s identification of you as the person who made the delivery. Ross Torres will provide an aggressive defense, which may result in dismissed charges, reduced charges, or minimized punishment.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, Drug Paraphernalia includes any item that can used as a drug processing, packaging, or consumption mechanism. Most drug paraphernalia charges are based on possession of a pipe or a bong. Ross Torres handles possession of drug paraphernalia cases throughout Ft. Bend County. Contact Ross Torres at (832) 735-2454 to schedule a free initial consultation and case evaluation. He will provide an aggressive defense, which may result in dismissed charges, reduced charges, or minimized punishment.
Punishment For Drug Paraphernalia in Texas
Simple possession of drug paraphernalia is a Class C Misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $500. Distribution or possession with intent to distribute or sell drug paraphernalia is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and up to a $4,000 fine. If the buyer was a minor, a least 3 years younger than the seller, then the sale is a state jail felony and the punishment is 180 days to 2 years in state jail and a $10,000 fine.