Types of Violations They Can Help You With
A drug attorney in Jacksonville, or anywhere across the country, can help with different types of drug violations. For example, they can help if you are charged with:
- Paraphernalia: describes any equipment that’s used to prepare, produce, inject, inhale, or conceal illegal drugs
- Possession: to possess any illicit controlled substances (Like, marijuana, cocaine, or heroin)
- Manufacturing/Delivery: involves any step of the production process of an illegal drug
- Trafficking: involves the transportation of large amounts of drugs
- Dealing: selling of illegal drugs on a smaller scale
*Above are definitions of these words according to: https://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/types-of-drug-crimes.html
Overall, drug attorneys have a thorough understanding of each of these charges. They have experience, or at least we do, with handling these different violations. Use drug attorneys to your advantage in the courtroom!
Certainly, drug charges can be quite serious. Therefore, they typically have heavy fines and long-term jail time. They effect even more than your criminal record. For example, finding a job or buying a home can be nearly impossible with drug charge history. If you are ever convicted of a drug crime, unless an attorney present, don’t talk!
The Basics About a Criminal Lawyer
To become a drug attorney in Jacksonville, you must have your Juris Doctorate degree. Also, each attorney must pass the state bar exam before practicing. In total, it takes about seven years for a criminal defense lawyer (or drug attorney) to have their first case. Four years to receive a bachelor’s degree, then three years of law school. In conclusion, these professionals spend years studying and are your best chance in the courtroom – hire them!
For more facts and information on a drug careers, check out study.com’s article and statistics.
Once hired, a drug attorney is responsible for multiple tasks throughout the case. Including, investigating the case, developing a defense strategy, negotiate terms, and file records. Overall, they need to advocate for the defendant.
Why You Need a Drug Attorney
First of all, drug attorneys can help reduce sentencing with “plea bargains” or “deals”. Also, it can be extremely stressful to go through the process alone. Drug attorneys can be “a shoulder to lean on” during this difficult time. Along with providing emotional support, they can be a great resource during this time period. Not just because they know the process, but they also have access to files/records not available to the public that could help the case. It’s always more beneficial to have a drug attorney when being tried than to go through the case alone!
Drug Attorney in Jacksonville
Here at Dale Carson Law, we have 67 years of experience in handling cases (including drug cases). Dale Carson, himself, is a former special agent of the FBI. His team members all have their own experience working as a defense attorney, or with defense attorneys. Currently, we have four main practice areas including criminal defense, DUI, drug trafficking, and traffic tickets. These practice areas are broken down into many subcategories. So, needless to say, we have handled many different cases over our 67 years.