A single drug crime accusation could prove to be a major detriment to your livelihood and future opportunities. The Tennessee criminal justice system routinely goes to the maximum to punish drug crime offenders. If you are staring down charges, do not gamble with an overworked and impersonal public defender. You need to know that your representation actually cares about the outcome of your case and your wellbeing.
At the Law Offices of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C., our Memphis drug crimes attorneys are well-known throughout Tennessee for providing honest, compassionate, and knowledgeable defense for people from all walks of life. When we say that we are invested in your case, we really do mean it and will prove that to you.
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There are a number of activities and behaviors involving illegal narcotics and prescription drugs that amount to a criminal violation of the law. Common drug charges include:
If you want to succeed in your drug case, you will first need to understand the nuances of your charges. With our legal support, we can make this easy on you, empowering you with our decades of experience so you can focus on other aspects of your life.
According to Tennessee law, a drug crime conviction can:
The severity of the penalties you could face largely depends on the type of drug involved and the amount of the substance in question. In Tennessee, drugs are organized into seven main categories called "schedules," with schedule I substances being the most dangerous.
The schedules are organized mainly by the risk of addiction or abuse, as well as the legitimate medical uses. Schedule I substances have a high risk of addiction or abuse and no legitimate medical use, whereas a schedule VII substance has very little to no risk of addiction.
Allow our Memphis drug attorneys to step in and take control of your case after you have been arrested for a drug crime. It is our mission to have your charges minimized or totally erased, saving your livelihood from devastation.
Call (901) 509-9112 to request a free case analysis with a trial-tested Memphis drug attorney.