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Jacksonville Drug Crimes Lawyer

Aggressive Defense for Drug Charges in Duval County, Florida

Drug crimes are taken very seriously in Jacksonville, Florida. If you are convicted of a drug crime, you could face severe penalties, including jail or prison time, fines, probation, and more. Additionally, a drug crime conviction will go on your permanent criminal record, which can make it difficult to find employment, housing, and even obtain certain professional licenses.

At Monroe Law, P.A., our lawyers understand the stakes involved in drug crime cases. Our Jacksonville drug crimes attorney is prepared to fight for you, whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges. We have a proven track record of success and are prepared to put our extensive experience to work for you.

Call our law office at (904) 507-6194 or contact us online to request a free, confidential consultation with our drug crimes lawyer in Jacksonville.

Types of Drug Crimes in Florida

Florida law prohibits a wide range of drug-related activities. These activities are classified as either drug possession, drug manufacturing/cultivation, drug distribution/sales, or drug trafficking. The specific charges and penalties you face will depend on the type and amount of drug involved, as well as the specific circumstances of your criminal case.

At Monroe Law, P.A., we handle all types of drug crime cases, including those involving:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamine
  • Heroin
  • LSD
  • Ecstasy
  • Oxycodone
  • Hydrocodone
  • Xanax
  • Valium
  • Ambien
  • Steroids
  • Psilocybin mushrooms
  • GHB
  • Over-the-counter drugs
  • Prescription drugs

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If you or someone you love has been charged with a drug crime in Florida, reach out to Monroe Law, P.A. right away. Our drug crimes attorney in Jacksonville can help you understand your legal options and fight for the best possible outcome in your case. We are available to take your call 24/7 and can even meet with you on the weekend or after hours, by appointment.

Call our office at (904) 507-6194 or contact us online to request a free, confidential consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What Are the Penalties for Drug Crimes in Florida?

    Drug crimes are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies in Florida. The specific charges and penalties you face will depend on the type and amount of drug involved, as well as the specific circumstances of your case.

    Drug crimes in Florida are classified as follows:

    • First-degree misdemeanor: Possession of fewer than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and the sale of drug paraphernalia
    • Third-degree felony: Possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, and the sale of a controlled substance
    • Second-degree felony: Possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, the sale of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, and the sale of a controlled substance to a minor
    • First-degree felony: Trafficking a controlled substance, the sale of a controlled substance resulting in serious bodily injury or death, and the sale of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a college

    Penalties for drug crimes in Florida include:

    • Fines
    • Probation
    • Community service
    • Drug counseling
    • Driver's license suspension
    • Drug testing
    • House arrest
    • Restitution
    • Forfeiture of property
    • Jail or prison time

    Additionally, a drug crime conviction will go on your permanent criminal record, which can make it difficult to find employment, housing, and even obtain certain professional licenses. If you are a non-U.S. citizen, a drug crime conviction can also lead to deportation.

  • How Can a Drug Crime Lawyer Help?

    Being charged with a drug crime can be incredibly stressful. You may be unsure of what to do next or how to protect your rights. That's where we come in. At Monroe Law, P.A., we are committed to providing you with the aggressive, personalized legal representation you need and deserve. We will work with you to understand your unique situation and develop a strong defense strategy tailored to your goals.

    Our drug crime attorney in Jacksonville can help you by:

    • Conducting a thorough investigation into your case, including reviewing the evidence against you and ensuring your rights were not violated
    • Exploring all possible defense strategies and determining the best course of action
    • Representing you in all hearings and court proceedings
    • Working to get your charges reduced or dismissed
    • Protecting your rights and fighting for your best interests at all times
    • Answering your questions and addressing your concerns throughout the legal process

    When you choose Monroe Law, P.A., you can be confident that you will receive the one-on-one attention you deserve. Our drug crime lawyer in Jacksonville is available to take your call 24/7 and can even meet with you on the weekend or after hours, by appointment. We are here to help you navigate the Florida criminal justice system and will fight tirelessly for you every step of the way.

Choosing the Right Attorney in Jacksonville, FL, for Your Case

The city of Jacksonville, FL, has its unique legal landscape, and finding the right attorney is critical to navigating it successfully. 

From experience and specialization to local knowledge and reputation, the piece will offer valuable advice to help individuals make an informed choice.

Choose Monroe Law for Your Drug Crime Defense Attorney in Jacksonville, Florida

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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