Cocaine is a Group 1 drug in the state of Texas, which means that crimes involving this substance can result in serious criminal charges and penalties for conviction. If you are facing a drug charge involving crack cocaine, then you need to retain skillful representation in your case as soon as possible. Due to the high potential for abuse and addiction, cocaine is classified as one of the most dangerous drugs in the state of Texas. The penalties for conviction of a crack drug crime can be severe, long-lasting, and can even affect the rest of your life in the most severe cases. And in addition to the financial and legal ramifications of a drug conviction, an automatic suspension of your driver's license should be expected as well. Clearly, there is much at stake if you are facing such serious charges.
Penalties for possession of less than 1 gram of cocaine will result in state jail felony penalties of up to 2 years in jail and up to $10,000 in fines. If you are charged with 400 grams or more of crack possession, then you will face an enhanced first-degree felony, which carries up to 99 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines. In the state of Texas, the goals for conviction of drug crimes often involve rehabilitation; therefore, you may be able to obtain the alternative sentencing of a drug court depending on the jurisdiction. A Collin County criminal attorney from our firm can help you pursue the results that you need through skillful legal representation.
Our firm understands the difficulties associated with your charges, and you can be sure that we will work with you to pursue the results that you need if you choose to work with us. Due to the severe penalties that you could face if convicted, it is essential that you retain legal assistance to evaluate the method by which evidence was obtained and work to have unlawfully obtained evidence thrown out. Our firm understands the laws, the process, and we know how to fight to ensure that you receive a fair trial. Contact us today for the representation that you need.