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Drug Defense Lawyer in Houston

Assisting Clients Accused of Drug Crimes in Houston, Texas

Because it's a border state, Texas has especially strict narcotics laws. Penalties for drug crimes may be very severe, including hefty fines and long prison sentences. Even a first-time drug conviction may land you in jail. Possession of marijuana and cocaine are some of the most widely prosecuted drug offenses at both the state and federal level. Drug offenses include possession, sale, distribution, manufacturing, transportation, importation, and trafficking. Prosecution of drug crimes at the federal level carries severe penalties.

If you are facing a drug charge, it is highly recommended that you obtain the legal services of a criminal defense attorney. Houston drug crime defense attorney J. Vela focuses on criminal defense and is dedicated to helping clients achieve the most favorable case results possible for their particular circumstances. As a solo practitioner, Attorney Vela can provide personalized attention to your case. After an initial free consultation with him, he can evaluate your situation and determine the best defense strategy while protecting your rights under Texas law.

Texas Drug Crimes

Under state and federal law, it is a crime to possess, sell, distribute, or traffic in controlled substances and illegal drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, ecstasy, anabolic steroids, and other narcotics. It is also illegal to possess large quantities of prescriptions drugs without a prescription. Prescription fraud involves illegally obtaining prescription drugs using deceit. Penalties for drug crimes include jail time, fines, probation, mandatory drug treatment, loss of your driver's license, community service, and a conviction on your record. A drug conviction can negatively impact your life, ruining your reputation, putting your job at risk, and causing a strain on your personal relationships. If you are convicted of a drug felony, you may find it difficult to find work, get credit or student loans, or even rent an apartment.

Don't take chances with your future when facing drug charges. Get the legal assistance you need to avoid maximum penalties and possibly even a conviction.

Are you facing a drug charge? Contact Houston drug crime defense attorney J. Vela to find out what your legal options are today!

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