Drug Crimes

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Fort Bend County Drug Crimes Attorney

Aggressive Defense Against Drug Crimes in Texas

Have you been arrested for a drug crime in Fort Bend County or Greater Houston? If so, you need to speak with a skilled and aggressive criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

Without legal representation, you could face serious consequences. You deserve legal representation from a professional devoted to protecting your best interests. Texas prosecutes drug crimes harshly, so you should contact our Fort Bend criminal defense lawyer at The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, to begin fighting for your rights.

Have you been charged with a drug crime in Texas? Call The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, today at (713) 766-1445
or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our drug crimes lawyer in Fort Bend County!

Why Hire Our Drug Crime Lawyer?

Reasons, why you should hire our fort bend county drug crimes attorney, include:

  • Experiences from prior satisfied former clients.
  • We offer a free case consultation to clients and potential clients.
  • We treat our clients with the dignity and respect they deserve.
  • We have over a decade of legal experience.
  • We provide an aggressive defense to protect our client's rights and freedoms fully.
  • We pursue every avenue of defense possible and never leave a stone unturned.
  • We utilize our former experience as a felony prosecutor to fight your charges.
  • We perform our independent investigation to uncover any potentially favorable evidence for you.
  • We will search for favorable case law that may support the assertion that your constitutional rights were violated by law enforcement.
  • If talks with the prosecution do not ultimately lead to a dismissal or a satisfactory plea deal, vigorously defend yourself in a jury trial.

Drug Crimes in Texas

Drug crimes are one of the most common reasons for criminal arrests. When coupled with overzealous law enforcement officials, it is no wonder why our country has one of the highest prison rates in the world.

According to Texas law, all drugs are divided into four penalty groups. Penalty Group 1 includes cocaine, methamphetamine, and opioids. Penalty Group 2 includes ecstasy and PCP. Penalty Group 3 includes opioids not included in Penalty Group 1, while Penalty Group 4 includes opioids not included in Penalty Groups 1 and 3.

Common types of drug crimes include:

  • Drug possession
  • Drug possession with intent
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Drug sale and distribution
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Drug trafficking

What Happens if You Get Caught With Drugs and a Gun in Texas?

If you get caught with possession while armed, penalties may include 2-4 years in state prison and fines of up to $10,000. Penalties will be more serious depending on certain factors, such as:

  • Type of firearm in your possession
  • The type and amount of controlled substance possessed
  • Whether or not another crime was in commission at the time of the arrest

Understanding the Consequences of Drug Crimes in Texas

Being charged with a drug crime in Texas can have serious consequences that can impact your life for years to come. It is important to understand the potential penalties and legal implications associated with drug offenses.

In Texas, drug crimes are classified into different categories based on the type and amount of drugs involved, as well as other factors such as intent to distribute or previous convictions. The penalties for drug crimes can range from fines and probation to lengthy prison sentences.

Some of the potential consequences of drug crimes in Texas include:

  • Fines: Depending on the severity of the offense, fines can range from a few thousand dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars.
  • Probation: In some cases, individuals may be placed on probation, which requires regular check-ins with a probation officer and compliance with certain conditions.
  • Imprisonment: Drug offenses can result in significant prison sentences, ranging from a few months to several years or even life imprisonment.
  • Driver's License Suspension: Convictions for drug crimes can lead to the suspension of your driver's license, making it difficult to commute to work or school.
  • Damage to Reputation: A drug crime conviction can have long-term consequences for your personal and professional reputation, making it challenging to find employment or secure housing.

Drug charges should never "stick" if you can show the prosecutor, judge or jury that your constitutional rights were violated prior to law enforcement seizing the drugs. Even if your constitutional rights were NOT violated, the government still must prove beyond all reasonable doubt that the drugs were in your possession.

It is crucial to have a skilled and experienced drug crimes attorney on your side to protect your rights and build a strong defense. At The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, we understand the complexities of drug crime cases in Texas and will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Start Your Defense Today 

If you have been accused of or arrested for a drug crime, our firm's Fort Bend criminal defense lawyer will defend you against the charges being made against you. When hiring a criminal defense lawyer to protect you against drug charges, your criminal defense attorney must have a vast knowledge of search and seizure law since these laws are constantly evolving.

Our Fort Bend County drug crime lawyer understands that you probably have many questions about your drug crime case and need immediate answers. This is why we proudly offer all our potential clients a free case evaluation. Know that The Sims Law Firm, PLLC is here for you.

Contact The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, today to schedule a FREE consultation with our drug crimes attorney in Albany!


Why Clients Trust The Sims Law Firm, PLLC

Success Starts With Putting up a Fight

By hiring Fort Bend County lawyers from The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, you can rest assured that your case is in the best hands. Their  lawyers have years of experience and provide knowledgeable legal representation. They will work hard to ensure your rights are protected and you receive the compensation you need after suffering an injury.

Contact them today to get started on your case.


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    Why Choose
     The Sims Law Firm, PLLC?

    • Attorney Brandon Sims Will Handle Your Case From Start to Finish

    • Over 15 Years of Exclusively Practicing Criminal Law

    • Experienced¬†Former Prosecutor

    • Handled Over a Thousand Cases

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    Don't Wait to Protect Your Future

    If you hesitate to hire an attorney, it may become more difficult to obtain favorable evidence and/or locate witnesses that can testify on your behalf. The sooner you contact The Sims Law Firm, PLLC the sooner we can discuss your charges and get started on your defense. 

    When you choose Attorney Brandon Sims, he will strategically anticipate and explain how the prosecution will present their case and plan accordingly in crafting your defense. Our firm believes that all individuals have the right to legal representation and that they are innocent until proven otherwise.

    We are here to help you get through this difficult time. Don't wait to give our Fort Bend County criminal defense attorney a call at (713) 766-1445 to schedule your initial, confidential consultation. 

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