Drug Crimes Attorney in Dothan
Strong Representation for Drug Offenses
If you have been accused of committing a drug crime in Dothan, it is important that you seek experienced legal representation. A drug conviction in Alabama can have extreme consequences on your life and on your future. These consequences can potentially leave a mark on your criminal record if they are not handled quickly. These marks on your criminal record can cause a wide range of issues for you in the future including limited employment opportunities and fail background checks.
If you are facing drug charges, call the Reid Law Firm for a knowledgeable drug crimes lawyer in Dothan. Our clients are our top priority and will provide the best representation we can. Your success is our success. We are available to answer your call after normal business hours, and you can expect regular communication from our attorney throughout the legal process.
If you are facing drug charges in Dothan, schedule a free consultation to see what your legal options are!
Drug Charges in Alabama
Drug crime charges in Alabama can result in either a misdemeanor or a felony charge. Possession of marijuana in Alabama is a Class A misdemeanor that is punishable by up to a year in jail and up to $6,000 in fines. Possession of other Schedule I through Schedule IV drugs results in Class C felony charges. Class C felony charges are punishable with up to 3 months in jail and up to $500 in fines. Our drug crimes attorney in Dothan represents clients facing a wide variety of nonviolent drug offenses.
Common drug crimes in Alabama include:
- Possession of drugs
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Drug trafficking
- Prescription drug offenses
Alabama Drug Crime Penalties
Although prosecutors in Alabama vigorously pursue all drug cases, the penalties for a conviction vary widely, depending on the seriousness of the charges. The determining factors often include the drug found in your possession and the amount of drugs found in your possession at the time of your arrest. For example, possession of a small amount of marijuana is far less serious than trafficking heroin.
Most drug crimes are punishable by expensive fines, civil penalties, jail time, suspended drivers license, and oftentimes mandatory education course. Our drug crime lawyer can advise you of how the law applies to your situation and the specific penalties you may be facing.
Get Started on Your Defense
We suggest you contact an attorney as early in the process as possible to ensure that your rights are protected. Our criminal defense lawyer can evaluate your case, review the evidence against you, look for opportunities to challenge evidence, and take the time to fully understand your situation. This allows us to develop a strong defense for our clients. We maintain the highest standard of communication, so you will always be updated on the status of your case. We understand what is at stake and will fight for you.
For more details about you drug charge, schedule a free case review consultation with our Dothan drug lawyer to see you best legal options.
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