Houston Drug Defense Lawyers
Representation for Drug Charges in Texas
Guerra & Farah, PLLC, we represent clients in Houston and throughout Texas on a wide variety
of drug crime charges. Many of our
criminal defense clients come to us for help after an arrest for misdemeanor drug possession
or possession with intent to deliver, while others hire us to fight felony
charges of trafficking, selling or dealing drugs, or for charges of conspiracy
to deliver drugs.
We handle cases involving all types of drugs, including common street drugs
such as marijuana, cocaine, meth and heroin, as well as club drugs and
designer drugs like ecstasy, bath salts and synthetic marijuana. We also
represent clients who have been arrested for illegal activities involving
prescription drugs, whether you are a patient accused of "doctor
shopping" in order to obtain multiple prescriptions or if you are
a doctor or pharmacist under investigation for running a "pill mill."
Texas Drug Crime Penalties
The sentence you could receive if convicted of a drug crime depends on
several factors, including:
- The quantity and specific type of drugs involved;
- Whether the offense you are charged with violates state or federal laws; and
- Whether you have any previous convictions on your criminal record.
For example, possession of 2 ounces or less of marijuana is a misdemeanor
punishable by a fine of up to $2,000 and 180 days in jail. Possession
of up to 4 ounces is punishable by double the fine and up to a year in
jail, while possession of up to 5 pounds is a felony punishable by up
to 2 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
Arrested for a drug crime in Houston? Let us fight for you!
Ours is one of only a few criminal defense law firms in Texas that handle
federal and state forfeiture cases, in which the government seizes the
assets of someone who is accused of committing a serious drug crime. We
work to resolve every aspect of your charges, from any forfeiture of your
personal property and other assets, as well as fighting to clear your
name of the allegations and to defend you against the harsh penalties
you could face if convicted.
There are many different strategies that an Houston criminal defense attorney
from our firm can use to pursue an acquittal or dismissal of the charges,
and by taking action now to retain our services, you may be able to effectively
handle the situation and avoid any further damage to your career and your
To learn about the possible sentence in your own case and to discuss a
plan of action for fighting your charges,
contact an Houston drug lawyer at Guerra & Farah, PLLC now or take a few moments to fill out a
free case evaluation form.