Fight Against Drug Charges
Drug charges in Texas include possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dangerous drug. A conviction can result in jail time, fines, license suspensions and irreparable damage to your future. It is never too early to get an attorney to fight for you.
If you have been charged with, or are being investigated for, a drug offense, Law Office of Alejandro Martinez, PLLC, knows how to fight for the best possible outcome in your case. We can help you mount a strong defense, fight for your rights and protect your future.
What You Are Fighting Against
Chapter 12 of the Texas Penal Code defines the penalties for drug charges. These statutes provide for minimum punishments depending on the degree of the offense, but they can increase depending on the unique factors of the case. These are the minimum sentences under the Texas Penal Code for each degree of drug offense:
- Class B misdemeanor drug offense: up to 180 days in jail and/or a fine up to $2,000.
- Class A misdemeanor drug offense: up to two years and/or a fine up to $4,000.
- State jail felony drug offense: up to two years and/or a fine up to $10,000.
- Third-degree felony drug offense: up to ten years and/or a fine up to $10,000.
- Second-degree felony drug offense: up to twenty years and/or a fine up to $10,000.
- First-degree felony drug offense: up to 99 years or life imprisonment and/or a fine up to $10,000.
- Life felony drug offense: up to 99 years or life imprisonment and/or a fine up to $250,000.
Drug charges can be some of the most difficult to combat if you’re unfamiliar with the criminal justice system. At Law Office of Alejandro Martinez, PLLC, we know you have questions and will use our experience to expertly guide you through this difficult time.
Alejandro Martinez Offers The Help You Need
You can contact our Austin office by calling 512-523-5927 and schedule a free consultation today or send us an email. We offer exceptional service at a fraction of the cost. Do not wait another day to begin defending your case.