What the 20 Charged in West Texas Drug Trafficking Ring are Up against

In June, law enforcement agencies throughout Terry County and Lubbock County raided over a dozen locations to bust a major drug trafficking ring in West Texas. The raids were an effort headed by federal and state police to catch over a dozen individuals who had been involved in a conspiracy since January to move drugs. During [...]

Penalties Associated with Texas Drug Possession Charges

If you are facing drug possession charges in Texas, you need to know the penalties you may be facing. Below, we will cover what the law says, the associated penalties, and possible defenses for your charges.

Texas Drug Possession Laws

The Texas Controlled Substances Act assigns penalties according to the type and amount of drug involved. [...]

How Possession Can Be Charged as Drug Trafficking in Texas

 

In Texas, you can be charged with drug trafficking even if you have never transported or distributed drugs. Below, we’re going to detail how our state’s drug trafficking and possession laws, and what you can do to fight back against your charges.

Factors that Indicate Drug Trafficking

Law enforcement officers in Texas consider several different [...]

Defense Strategies That Can Help with Texas Drug Trafficking Charges

If you are facing drug trafficking charges in Texas, there are a number of defense strategies that a skilled attorney will know how to employ if they are right for your specific circumstances.

In this post, we’re going to detail some of the most common defenses that are used to fight drug trafficking charges and how [...]

No Texas Law against Growing Marijuana… But It’s Still a Crime

Even though there are no specific marijuana cultivation laws in Texas at this time, don’t just assume that you can do it without any repercussions. In fact, if you are caught cultivating marijuana, penalties range from up to 180 days in jail and up to $2,000 in fines to life in prison and up to $50,000 [...]

How to Fight Texas Drug Possession Charges

Texas has some of the harshest penalties in the nation for drug possession. If convicted, you could face years in prison and hefty fines for even small amounts of controlled substances. Moreover, you will be left with a criminal record that can come back to haunt you for the rest of your life.

However, not all [...]