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Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

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Hiring Jeff Kennedy turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life.

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We did exactly as Jeff instructed and the case was dismissed. There are no words to explain how happy we are with his performance.

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Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

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Tarrant County Drug Possession Lawyer

Don’t risk your freedom by attempting to handle drug possession charges on your own. A Tarrant County drug possession attorney from the Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy can fight for the best possible outcome for your case.

Being charged with drug possession is a serious criminal matter. Don’t make the mistake of thinking your charges aren’t a big deal, only to be haunted by your criminal history for the rest of your life. Even misdemeanor charges can affect you in many ways, with both legal and non-legal ramifications.

Working with a Tarrant County drug possession lawyer can show the court that you take your charges seriously and you believe in your innocence. Your attorney will investigate your charges and search for ways to prove that the case against you is weak. That way, the prosecution will be more likely to reduce your charges or dismiss them entirely.

Penalties for Possession and Other Drug Crimes in Tarrant County

The minimum and maximum legal penalties for common drug charges in Tarrant County can be found in the table below. The severity of your punishment will depend on several factors, including how much of the drug you’re accused of having and whether you’ve been convicted of other drug offenses in the past.

 

OffensePenalty
Manufacture or delivery of controlled substancesMinimum penalty: confinement in jail between 180 days and two years, fine of no more than $10,000

Maximum penalty: confinement in prison for life or fifteen to ninety-nine years, fine of no more than $250,000

Possession of controlled substancesMinimum penalty: confinement in jail for no more than 180 days, fine of no more than $2,000

Maximum penalty: confinement in prison for life or ten to ninety-nine years, fine of no more than $250,000

Delivery of marijuanaMinimum penalty: confinement in jail for up to 180 days, fine of no more than $2,000

Maximum penalty: confinement in prison for life or ten to ninety-nine years, fine of up to $100,000

Possession of marijuanaMinimum penalty: confinement in jail for up to 180 days, fine of no more than $2,000

Maximum penalty: confinement in prison for life or five to ninety-nine years, fine of no more than $50,000

 

Defenses Your Tarrant County Drug Possession Attorney Might Use

Your drug possession attorney in Tarrant County will help you by investigating the charges against you and devising a viable defense for your case. Some types of defenses commonly successful in drug possession cases are listed below:

  • The drugs didn’t belong to you.
  • You weren’t in possession of the amount you’re accused of possessing.
  • You were illegally searched.
  • There was a mistake at the crime lab.
  • The drugs were planted on you.
  • You were a victim of entrapment.

A Drug Possession Lawyer in Tarrant County Can Help

You don’t have to suffer the consequences of a drug conviction if you’re not convicted. A qualified lawyer will do everything necessary to see that your life is impacted as little as possible by your drug charges.

Contact the Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy today for your free case discussion with a Tarrant County drug possession lawyer. We want to hear about your case so we can get started on a strong defense strategy right away. Give us a call at 817-605-1010 or enter your information into the form below.

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