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Jacksonville Drug Crimes Lawyer

Drug Crime Defense in Duval County, FL

If you or someone you love has been arrested for a drug-related crime, you need experienced legal criminal defense immediately. At Monroe Law, our Jacksonville drug crimes attorney is ready to fight for you. Our drug crimes lawyers know that a drug crime conviction can have serious and lasting consequences, so we will work hard to help you achieve a positive outcome for your criminal case.

Schedule your initial consultation online or by calling our Jacksonville law firm at (904) 507-6194 today. 

What Is Considered a Drug Crime in Florida?

Drug crimes include a wide range of illegal activities involving controlled drug substances, prescription medications, and controlled substance analogs.

Drug crimes include:

  • Possession
  • Manufacturing
  • Trafficking
  • Distribution
  • Sale
  • Illegal prescribing
  • Money laundering

Penalties for Drug Crimes in Florida

The penalties for a drug crime conviction can be severe and far-reaching. First, there is the stigma of a criminal conviction and the loss of rights that go along with it. Second, there are the actual penalties for the crime itself, which can include jail time, probation, fines, and more. In addition, there may be civil penalties as well, such as forfeiture of property used in the commission of the crime.

What Constitutes a Felony Drug Charge in Florida?

Felony drug charges in Florida include possessing more than 10 grams of particular Schedule I and II drugs, including fentanyl, heroin, or morphine. Also, selling specific drugs within 1000 feet of a protected location, including parks, churches, or schools. First-degree felony crimes are the most serious and carry the most substantial penalties.

How Long Do You Go to Jail for Drug Possession in Florida?

State law says that drug possession in Florida is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. A second-degree drug possession sentence carries up to 15 years in prison and a fine of $10,000.

Choose Monroe Law for Your Drug Crime Defense Attorney in Jacksonville

As a former prosecutor, our founding attorney has first-hand knowledge of how the prosecution approaches drug crime cases. He knows what strategies the prosecution is likely to use and how to counter them, which gives you a huge advantage in your criminal case.

Beyond our founding attorney's experience, our drug crimes lawyer in Jacksonville is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services. 

Our Jacksonville criminal defense lawyers are available to answer your questions and concerns throughout the process and will work with you to develop a personalized strategy for your criminal case.

Our drug crimes lawyers in Jacksonville, FL, is ready to help you. Call our law office at (904) 507-6194 today!

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