Cocaine Defense Lawyer in Texas

Serving Clients throughout Plano and Collin County

Cocaine is one of the most popular, dangerous, and addictive substances in the United States and the world, which is why Texas doesn’t take any sort of crime associated with cocaine lightly. Possessing even a couple grams of cocaine can result in a felony conviction, resulting in a lengthy prison sentence, costly fines, and a permanent criminal record that can significantly damage your reputation.

At the Law Offices of Scott Edgett, our Plano criminal defense attorney is prepared to get your charges reduced or your case dismissed altogether. With more than 10 years of experience, he has a complete understanding of state and federal drug laws to determine all of your available legal options. Let Attorney Edgett obtain the most favorable outcome possible for you today.

Penalties for Cocaine Possession

Due to the high potential for abuse and addictive nature of cocaine, the penalties an offender faces are high. According to Texas law, the penalty he or she faces for cocaine possession depends on the amount he or she is caught with on their person.

The following are the penalties for cocaine possession in Texas:

  • Less than one gram – State jail felony
    • Up to 2 years in prison
    • Maximum fine of $10,000
  • Between one gram and 3.99 grams – Third degree felony
    • Prison sentence ranging from two to 10 years
    • Maximum fine of $10,000
  • Between four grams and 199 grams – Second degree felony
    • Prison sentence between two and 20 years
    • Maximum fine of $10,000
  • Between 200 grams and 399 grams – First degree felony
    • Prison sentence between five and 99 years
    • Maximum fine of $10,000
  • 400 grams and more – Enhanced first degree felony
    • Prison sentence between 10 and 99 years
    • Maximum fine of $100,000

Call (972) 635-4224 for Experienced & Skilled Legal Representation Today

If you have been arrested and charged with cocaine possession, sale, manufacturing, or trafficking in Collin County, Texas, our Plano drug lawyer understands what it takes to help you avoid jail time. Our legal team can investigate your arrest and collect evidence to build an effective and personalized defense strategy for you.

Contact the Law Offices of Scott Edgett and request a free consultation today.

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