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Defending Against Drug Possession Charges in Texas

You could face serious penalties for being in possession of controlled substances, including fines and jail time. Such an offense can stay on your criminal record forever and limit your future chances of landing a job or applying for a loan. If you or a loved one was arrested for possession of drugs, call a Lubbock drug crimes attorney from our firm to build a strong defense against your charges.

Texas Drug Possession Penalties

Texas divides controlled substances into four penalty groups. The first is for the most dangerous drugs which are thought to be highly addictive and have no medical uses. It includes: drugs such as cocaine, heroin, oxycodone, methamphetamine, ketamine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone. Group 2 includes: Ecstacy, PCP, Mescaline, and Marinol. Group 3 includes certain medications such as: Valium and Xanex, while morphine falls into the last group.

Penalties for possession of such controlled substances include:

  • No more than $4,000 and up to 180 days in jail for less than 28 grams of Group 3 and 4
  • Up to $10,000 and up to 10 years in jail for less than 200 grams of Group 3 and 4
  • Up to $10,000 in fines and up to 2 years in jail for less than one gram of penalty Groups 1 and 2
  • Up to $10,000 and up to 10 years in jail for less than 4 grams of Groups 1 and 2

In addition, certain aggravating factors in your case can enhance the charges; for example: possession with intent to distribute or drug possession in a drug free zone such as a school. For any drug possession conviction in Texas, you will lose your driver's license for six months.

Contact Us Today

To prevent a conviction and such serious consequences, you will want a Lubbock criminal defense attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable. We have the experience and insight you need from defending exclusively federal crimes for six years. Not only does Attorney Michael King hold the highest grade from Avvo, but our legal team is passionately committed to securing the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Contact our firm today at (806) 370-7800 and together we can discuss your case and fight your charges!

Proven Results

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