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Sarasota Drug Possession Lawyer

Aggressive Defense Against Possession Charges

An individual caught with a small amount of illegal substances can be subject to arrest and conviction for a drug possession charge. Possession charges are serious whether a drug was for personal use only or there was an intention to sell or manufacture illegal drugs. The Miller Law Firm defends many clients accused of drug possession and helps them throughout all stages of criminal court proceedings. It is important to contact a Sarasota criminal lawyer knowledgeable in all areas of drug crime laws including drug possession.

An individual convicted of a possession charge faces the loss of certain rights and freedoms. Job loss, inability to advance in a chosen career or attend a desired college, and the jeopardizing of certain professional licenses can result from a drug possession conviction. Attorney Scott Miller is experienced in criminal defense and helps many clients accused of drug possession with reduced charges or case dismissal. His goal when defending clients is the best possible result considering the seriousness of a drug possession charge.

How a Sarasota Drug Possession Attorney Could Help

Most individuals arrested for drug possession of common drugs like marijuana, meth, hashish, cocaine, heroin, LSD, PCP, or ecstasy can face penalties as follows:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Drug programs

A judge may order additional penalties of community service, and periodic chemical testing depending on the type of drug and the circumstances of the possession crime. The presence of prior convictions and use of weapons can increase the punishments. A first time offense for a small amount of drug may result in minimal penalties and fines. Attorney Scott Miller understands the harsh consequences connected with a drug possession conviction and the affects it has on the future of an offender. He challenges prosecutor evidence and protects the rights of client during all steps of a criminal action whether inside or outside of the courtroom. He knows how to get results for his clients. Make an appointment today for a consultation with a qualified drug possession lawyer.

Contact a Sarasota drug possession lawyer if arrested and charged with drug possession in Bradenton or Sarasota.