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Police and prosecutors will try anything to increase the severity of your drug charge. Often, what should be a simple possession charge ends up as possession with intent to distribute, based on one small factor.
At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we know that drug charges are serious legal matters with potentially severe consequences. Our number one goal in every case is to get the charges against our client dismissed, if possible.
Attorney Ruben Ortiz will protect your rights and fight for you in the courtroom. We go to trial to win. Contact our law firm in El Paso, Texas, right away if you or a family member has been charged with drug possession with intent to distribute. Call (915) 308-8850 for a consultation today.
El Paso and Hudspeth County Marijuana Possession Lawyer
If the police catch you with a controlled substance, such as marijuana or cocaine, you could be charged with possession with intent to distribute, depending on the amount of the drug you’re holding, the way the drug was packaged and other factors. Charges and penalties are largely based on the quantity involved.
At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we will conduct a thorough investigation, interview witnesses and carefully examine the police work. If there are any weaknesses in the state’s case, we can use them to your advantage to bring down your possession with intent to distribute charge or have it dismissed if possible. We are familiar with all drug misdemeanor and felony charges, including drug trafficking/transporting, and we can defend you no matter what you are facing.
Before you discuss your arrest with the police, contact the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz for a consultation in El Paso, Sierra Blanca, and Van Horn. You have the right to an attorney. You don’t have to accept your charge. Fighting a drug charge can keep your criminal record clean and prevent you from going to prison and dealing with hefty fines and other penalties.
Understanding Drug Possession Charges in Texas
Drug possession charges in Texas can have serious consequences, including fines, probation, and even jail time. It's important to understand the laws and potential penalties associated with drug possession in order to protect your rights and build a strong defense.
Our experienced drug possession lawyers at the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, PLLC have a deep understanding of Texas drug laws and can provide you with the guidance and representation you need. Whether you are facing charges for marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, or other controlled substances, we are here to help.
Key points to be aware of regarding drug possession charges in Texas:
- The severity of the charges can vary based on the type and amount of the drug in possession
- Possession of drug paraphernalia can also result in criminal charges
- Defenses such as lack of knowledge of the drug's presence or illegal search and seizure may be applicable in certain cases
- Working with a knowledgeable attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case
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