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Charge: Assault - State claimed client hit victim with a telephone and broke victim’s nose. However, the client was acting in self-defense.

Verdict: NOT GUILTY

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Houston Federal Drug Crime Lawyers

The federal government directs severe prosecution and harsh punishments for drug charges. If convicted, a person may face tough sentencing that can include imprisonment and heavy fines. These charges may apply to a wide variety of illegal substances and also to legal substances such as prescription drugs when they are possessed or distributed illegally.

The consequences of a federal drug conviction are very serious. To discuss the details of your case with an experienced legal advisor, contact the Houston federal drug crime lawyers of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C., by calling 713-222-0400.

Federal Drug Charges

The penalties for drug charges are determined by both the amount and type of substance. These drug classifications make possession or distribution of certain hard drugs a felony, especially if found in significant quantities. A person may be charged with the following violations:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Illegal Use of Prescription Drugs
  • Intent to Sell
  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

If prosecutors secure a conviction, the individual can face the following penalties for these crimes:

  • Imprisonment
  • Probation or mandatory community service
  • Substantial monetary fines

In addition to these penalties, a person can face numerous other consequences for their drug conviction. A conviction of even a relatively slight drug charge can lead to many issues, including a loss of professional licenses and international travel restrictions.

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If you or someone you love has been charged with a drug-related crime, finding a knowledgeable and experienced defense attorney should be a priority. To learn more about how we can assist you, contact the Houston federal drug crimes attorneys of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C., at 713-222-0400 today.