Drug Crimes: Alter The Outcome Of your case With Patrick McKamey
Drug crimes in West Palm Beach are a serious and ongoing problem, with criminal charges that can range in severity from misdemeanor possession charges to serious trafficking felonies. In criminal cases, more so than in any other area of law, the quality and caliber of your legal representation can significantly alter the outcome of your case. Hiring skilled and experienced counsel should be a top priority, or you could be looking at a range of different outcomes. There is a vast difference between a guilty verdict v. a non-guilty verdict or imposition of jail time v. probation and community service. Our criminal lawyers have the experience, insight, and legal capabilities to make that difference and to deliver results.
The truth is that when it comes to drug crimes, every situation and story in South Florida is unique. The one thing that stays consistent is the law regarding drug crimes. Recently, the Florida legislature added bath salts and “Spice” to the list of banned substances. Drug trafficking, addiction, and Opioid involved deaths are all drug-related cases that weigh heavy on our minds. Even the concern over drug crimes related to marijuana is of big concern these days. It is quite common for people to see the drug as minimally offensive; however, you should know that possession of marijuana without prescription is a criminal offense. Although clients found to have less than 20 grams on their person may be charged with a misdemeanor, those found with 20 grams or more may be charged with a felony.