Drug Crime Defense Lawyer

Orlando and Kissimmee Drug Crime Defense Attorney providing professional Drug Charge Defense and other Criminal Defense legal services in Orlando, Kissimmee and Central Florida. Contact Lawyer, Lazaro G. Blanco, Esq., today at 407.344.5577.

Drug charges involve illegal drugs as well as and prescription drugs that are illegally obtained, used, and sold. Some of the most common drug charges include drug possession, possession with intent to sell or distribute, and the sale of illegal drugs. Other more serious drug charges may include manufacturing or cultivation, distributing, trafficking, theft, or prescription fraud.

Depending upon the specific drug crime, the amount of drugs in question, and other circumstances an individual may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. Drug Crimes may include, but are not limited to:

  • Drug Possession;

  • Obtaining a controlled substance by fraud;

  • Possession with intent to distribute;

  • Drug Trafficking;

  • Sale and / or Delivery;

  • Attempted sale of illegal drugs or controlled substances;

  • Possession of paraphernalia or manufacturing equipment;

  • Distributing illegal drugs or controlled substances;

  • Manufacturing and cultivation.

Drug charge conviction penalties may vary based upon factors such as weight, amount, intent, type of drug, and in some cases how the drugs were obtained. Depending upon the specific drug crime an person is charged with and the evidence gathered drug crime the penalties may range from a misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail to a first degree felony punishable by up to life imprisonment.

Some drug charge crimes may require the prosecution to prove intent, such as the sale of illegal drugs. The law has provisions that dictate that a specific amount of a certain type of drug shows intent. In other drug cases possession must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt. Physical control of the drug is a factor that will be argued relating to possession.

If a dismissal of your drug charge is not possible, we will ensure you are fully aware of your legal options going forward such negotiating for a plea deal, or in the case of a trial ensure you are fully aware of every aspect regarding defense strategies that may best serve in the defense of the charges against you.

If you must address drug charge defense or other criminal defense issues in Orlando, Kissimmee, St. Cloud, or the surrounding Central Florida area, speak to an experienced drug crime defense attorney - lawyer at BLANCO LAW OFFICE, PA. today by calling 407.344.5577 or by using our online case evaluation form.