Brevard County Drug Crime Defense Attorney
Reducing Charges & Minimizing Sentences in Florida
Drug crime is a subject of high interest amongst Florida law enforcement and prosecutors. The government zealously pursues conviction of drug offenders but not all persons who are accused of a drug related offense are career criminals. Juvenile crime is sometimes related to drug crime.
Unfortunately, many people who are arrested and charged have simply made some mistakes in the past and need some help to work through the legal system. Not everyone who is charged with an offense is guilty. Sadly, many innocent people have gone to jail or prison. For this reason, if you have been accused of one or more drug crimes immediately consult a Brevard County criminal defense lawyer with the skill and experience to deliver an effective defense.
Drug Crimes Lawyer in Brevard County
Controlled substances refer to street drugs as well as prescription medications. The penalties for conviction of any drug offense in Florida vary depending upon the amount and the types of drugs involved but are severe and can have a lifetime of consequences.
- The most common offenses include:
- Possession with intent to sell or distribute
- Possession of paraphernalia
- Cultivation or manufacturing
- Prescription forgery or fraud
An experienced drug crime defense lawyer will thoroughly examine police methods and procedures to identify any violations of your rights before, during and following the arrest as well as taking a close look at the strength of the prosecutor's evidence. An aggressive defense strategy will be fashioned based on the unique factors in your case with the goal of obtaining a positive outcome.
Defending a client from drug charges is a complex matter which requires knowledge, experience, and commitment. Consult a criminal defense lawyer at Kernan & Austin, LLC and find out how we can help.
Contact a Brevard County Drug Crime Attorney with our firm who is determined to protect a client's rights.