Houston Cocaine Charges
Charged with Possession or Distribution of Cocaine?
When you have been charged with a drug crime involving cocaine, you need
the help of a
criminal defense lawyer who has a great depth of knowledge of the Texas drug laws. At my
firm, the Law Office of Steven Rocket Rosen, I have dedicated my practice
to helping my clients who are facing serious criminal charges, including
cases related to cocaine possession, possession with intent, and distribution
or trafficking. In the state of Texas, law enforcement zealously pursues
drug crimes, and you will want experienced legal representation on your side immediately.
Cocaine is a schedule II drug. Included in this category are opium, morphine,
oxycodone, amphetamine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens, and many others.
These drugs are controlled substances considered to have a very high potential
for abuse. Contact my firm, the Law Office of Steven Rocket Rosen at once
if you are accused of any cocaine crime.
What are the penalties for cocaine crimes in Fort Bend County?
Penalties for possession of cocaine range from up to 2 years in prison
and fines up to $10,000 for less than 1 gram. As the amount increases,
so do the penalties. At the upper end, being caught with 400 grams or
more can mean 10-99 years in prison and up to $100,000 in fines.
There are many variances in punishment for cocaine crimes. If you are a
first-time offender, there is the possibility of alternative sentencing,
which could allow you to avoid a jail or prison sentence. This type of
penalty involves going to drug court. If you qualify, you will be monitored
weekly, undergo regular drug testing and drug treatment. These programs
typically run from 1 year to 18 months. If you successfully complete it,
your case will be dropped. This program can also be a requirement for
Drug convictions are serious. In addition to sentencing and fines, you
will be stuck with a permanent criminal record, which will have a serious
negative impact long after you have been released. I fight hard for my
clients. You may be entirely innocent of the charges, or you could be
guilty of a cocaine crime. Whatever the situation is, I am on your side.
My goal is to aggressively challenge your charges to reduce or dismiss
the penalties, seek an acquittal, or to allow you to retain as much freedom
Contact my firm to discuss your case before it progresses further. My early involvement
could make all the difference. As a Fort Bend County drug crime attorney,
I know how to fight back!