Drug Manufacturing / Cultivation in Texas
Hire Our Plano Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
The manufacture or cultivation of drugs is considered one of the most serious
drug crimes in the United States. These substantial charges can be filed against any
person accused of growing or producing illegal controlled substances derived
plants or chemicals. Not only does an offender face state charges, but
he or she may be convicted on federal charges as well. If you are accused
of manufacturing or cultivating drugs in Texas, it is imperative that
you obtain legal representation from a qualified drug crimes lawyer.
Law Offices of Scott Edgett, our Plano criminal defense attorney is ready to protect your rights,
reputation, and freedom. With
over a decade of experience, he has successfully handled cases similar to yours and understands what
it takes to get the charges reduced or your case dismissed entirely.
Drug Manufacturing / Cultivation Penalties
Texas is known to have some of the most severe penalties for drug crimes.
The punishment for manufacturing or cultivating a drug listed in any one
of the four penalty groups can range from a state jail felony sentence
of 180 days to a state prison sentence of two years and a fine of up to
$10,000, to life in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000.
Penalties for violation of Texas drug manufacturing and cultivations law
vary depending on the following factors:
- Type of drug
- How the drug was being cultivated
- Prior criminal convictions
However, if the controlled substance involved in the case is not listed
in any of the penalty groups, an offender can be convicted of a Class
A misdemeanor. This misdemeanor is punishable by a maximum jail sentence
of one year and a fine of up to $4,000.
Have Attorney Scott Edgett on Your Side
With the penalties for drug manufacturing and cultivation this serious,
having an experienced Plano criminal defense attorney to help you in every
step of the legal process is important. Attorney Scott Edgett can conduct
a thorough investigation into your case, collect our own evidence and
analyze evidence gathered by law enforcement in order to formulate an
aggressive and personalized case strategy just for you.
If you have been arrested for drug manufacturing or cultivation in Texas,
contact the Law Offices of Scott Edgett and request a free
case evaluation today.