Defending Against Cocaine Possession Charges

Defending Against Cocaine Possession Charges

Cocaine possession charges are aggressively pursued by Dallas prosecutors in virtually every circumstance. With that in mind, it will be critical that you do everything you can now to help protect your future and avoid the possible consequences of a conviction. To this end, then, many people in Dallas turn to an experienced criminal defense attorney who will be able to help them develop a comprehensive legal strategy capable of challenging each and every aspect of their arrest.

Possible Consequences of a Cocaine Possession Conviction

Falling under Penalty Group 1, cocaine possession of any amount may result in some of the harshest charges possible under the state of Texas’s drug laws. However, the degree of the charge’s severity, as listed below, depends largely upon the amount a suspect allegedly possessed:

  • Less than 1 gram—state jail felony offense
  • 1 to 4 grams—3rd degree felony
  • 4 to 200 grams—2nd degree felony
  • 200 to 400 grams—1st degree felony
  • More than 400 grams—life imprisonment

With so much at stake, you will need to do everything you possibly can now to protect your future from the consequences associated with a conviction.

Consult with a Cocaine Possession Attorney in Dallas

If you have been charged with cocaine possession in Dallas, you should speak with one of the Dallas cocaine possession attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter to begin developing a legal strategy intended to help you protect your future. To discuss the particulars of your arrest with one of our Dallas criminal defense attorneys, please call our Dallas offices at (214) 845-7007 today.