Drug Possession Charges

San Antonio Drug Crime Attorney

When a person is caught in possession of unlawful controlled substances like marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, ecstasy or even illegally obtained prescription drugs, they will likely be charged with possession. The penalties they could face for this type of charged can vary on factors like the type of drug, the amount and if the arresting officer or prosecution enhance the charges to possession with intent to distribute. Other factors that can increase the severity of the penalties are whether anyone was injured, if any weapons were involved and if there are prior convictions in the defendant's history. In any case, the legal repercussions will be severe for a defendant that winds up being convicted and they could face:

  • Incarceration
  • Probation
  • Fines
  • Community service
  • Court order substance abuse treatment or classes
  • Misdemeanor or felony charges and conviction on your legal record, which can be viewed by anyone who conducts a background check for employment, housing or other future opportunities that arise

If you or someone you know has recently been arrested for possession, you will need to obtain the services of a knowledgeable and highly skilled San Antonio criminal defense lawyer. It is crucial that you do not discuss your legal matter with anyone but your attorney, as in many cases, even if you believe that what you have to say will declare your innocence, it can wind up jeopardizing the integrity of your defense. You have the right to remain silent and you should absolutely exercise it.

We can help you fight possession charges!

At the Law Firm of John J. Fox, we understand the tremendous pressure that clients are under when facing any type of criminal charges including those for drug crimes. We can give you all of the information you need regarding your charges and penalties you are facing and then will scrupulously examine every angle of the evidence and facts of your case in order to form a defense that works for you. We are committed to zealously advocating your rights and interests in and out of the courtroom and ensuring that you are treated fairly and lawfully throughout the course of your case.

Criminal Attorney John J. Fox knows what is at stake and will provide you with the high level of experience and proven representation you need and deserve. We believe there is a solution to every case we represent and are dedicated to determining the right angles to help attack the prosecution's case against you and fight for the best possible result to help preserve your future freedoms.

Contact a San Antonio defense lawyer at our office to learn more. Free evaluation offered.

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