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Drug Crime Attorneys in Fort Worth

Defense for Narcotics Crime Cases

There are a wide variety of narcotics (substances or drugs that reduce pain and induce sleep) and drug crimes in the state of Texas, and depending on the circumstances surrounding the case and the crime committed the penalties for these acts can be very serious.

The more common narcotics/drug crimes include:

  • Possession of drugs
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession with intent to sell or distribute
  • Selling or distributing drugs
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug cultivation/manufacturing

Have you been arrested for a drug crime in Fort Worth?

While many states in the Union are finding it necessary to loosen the prosecution and sentencing of drug crimes, due to budgetary cuts and problems, Texas remains one of the strictest states in terms of drug crime prosecution. As a state with one of the longest foreign borders Texas is an entry point for much of the nation's drug traffic as well. Our state is also one of the toughest in the prosecution of driving while under the influence of drugs. As a result drug crimes represent a significant portion of the law activity in the courts and prisons.

Being convicted of a drug crime can result in swift and severe punishment, and can leave a mark on your criminal record that affects you adversely long into the future. If you have been charged with a narcotics or drug crime, then it is crucial you hire a knowledgeable attorney who can inform you of your legal rights and provide you with representation in court.

Do you know your rights?

When you are being questioned by the police, you always have the following rights:

  • You have the right to remain silent when being questioned by the police.
  • You have the right against unlawful searches and seizures.
  • If you choose to speak to the police, anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.
  • If you decide to answer questions, you can stop at anytime and ask to for an attorney, and the law requires that all questions cease.
  • You have a right to speak with a lawyer before answering any questions. You also have the right to have your attorney present if you decide to answer any questions.
  • You have the right to be free from cruel and inhumane treatment.
  • You have the right to be informed about what crime or crimes you are being charged with.
  • You have the right to communicate with a friend, a family member, a bondsman, or your attorney by phone after you are brought down to the police station; however, the police have the right to finish booking you before allowing you to use the telephone.

Experienced Legal help for your Drug Crime Case

Being convicted of a drug crime in Texas can lead to negative ramifications such as the inability to obtain gainful employment, difficulty in purchasing a home or vehicle for your family, and being unable to apply for secondary education. A seasoned Fort Worth criminal defense attorney can possibly help you avoid these consequences by providing you with skilled representation that increases your chances of your charges being lessened or dropped. At The Alband Law Firm, our legal team is well-versed in fighting criminal cases, and we've helped many clients reach a favorable resolution.

Contact our firm today if you have been arrested for a narcotics or drug crime, and we will build a defense for you in your case with the goal of reaching a conclusion that is advantageous to you and your future.

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