trafficking, and consumption of a variety of controlled substances are prohibited
in the United States under both state and federal laws. Some of the banned
methamphetamine, MDMA (ecstasy), and even
Drug charges are punishable by lengthy prison sentences, expensive fines, and a permanent
mark on your criminal record that could have a negative impact on your
personal and professional reputation. There are various laws against different
types of drug related criminal offenses, and each case has its own set
of unique circumstances. It is critical to hire a criminal defense attorney
to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom.
Why Do You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
Cultivation, possession, manufacturing, distribution, and consumption of
illegal drugs are severe crimes, both at state and federal level.
Criminal defense attorneys who are knowledgeable and experienced in drug crimes have a
comprehensive understanding of all drug laws to either mitigate or lessen
the severity of the charges.
The following are several ways a criminal defense lawyer can help you:
- Gather pieces of evidence and witnesses to defend you
- Discredit the case presented by the prosecutor by cross-examining the witnesses
- Protect your rights throughout the entire legal process
- Reduce the severity of your punishment – especially if you obtain
local legal representation
- Get your entire case dismissed
The Law Offices of Scott Edgett is committed to helping you either get your drug charges reduced or your
case dismissed entirely. With more than a decade of experience, Plano
criminal defense attorney Scott Edgett can thoroughly review your case
and determine your chances of obtaining a favorable outcome in your case.
Do not hesitate to schedule a
free consultation today.
Contact us to discuss your legal options immediately.