What Happens If I Am Charged With Possessing Drugs Near a School?

August 17th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Drug Crime

Drug crimes are often not just about the offense, but also where the offenses took place. The Texas legislature has declared a number of areas within the state as “drug-free zones.” A person arrested for possession of a controlled substance within such a “zone” faces enhanced criminal penalties if convicted at trial. Officer’s “Well-Being” Check […]

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What Happens When I Plead Guilty to a Drug Charge in Texas?

June 5th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Drug Crime

Drug charges often carry significant penalties in Texas. For example, possession of more than 400 grams of methamphetamine is a first-degree felony under the Texas Penal Code, punishable by a prison term of up to 99 years. This is why if you are charged with possession of any amount illegal drugs, it is important to […]

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