Drug Offenses

Your Shield Against the State

Aggressive Defense Against A Broad Range Of Drug Offenses

As the war on drugs continues, both state and federal government agencies continue to devote substantial resources to stopping illegal drug activity. As a deterrent, the charges for drug offenses are very serious, amounting to steep fines and lengthy periods of incarceration. If arrested for a drug charge, you need immediate help from Lanzillo Law, PLLC.

As your attorney, I will be there to immediately step in and begin protecting your rights. I will not let police or prosecutors threaten your rights. I work hard to help you take control over the future of your case.

Drug Classification And Charge Factors

Texas classifies most drugs into four penalty groups, with a separate category for marijuana. Each penalty group carries a different charge, with charges ranging from a Class C misdemeanor all the way up to a felony. The charges increase based on the type of drug, the amount, and any aggravating circumstances, such as possession of drugs within 1,000 feet of a school or day care center or use of a weapon.

I routinely defends clients in state and federal courts for drug offenses involving:

  • Possession: Owning an illegal substance.
  • Manufacturing or cultivation: Creating or growing a controlled substance.
  • Distribution: Transferring a controlled substance from one person to another.
  • Conspiracy: Planning delivery or possession of a controlled substance with another person. You can face drug conspiracy charges even if your plans were never executed.
  • Prescription drug crimes: Any of the above offenses involving prescription medications.

Severe Penalties Follow A Drug Conviction

Charges escalate on a sliding scale as the amount and overall harmfulness of the drug increase. If caught with large quantities of an illegal controlled substance, you face years in jail and thousands of dollars in fines.

To minimize your potential consequences, work with a skilled drug defense lawyer. To learn more about your options and how I can defend you against a drug offense charge, reach me by email or call me at 972-645-4753. From my office in Plano, I serve clients throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 

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