With the Bureau of Justice Statistics reporting that drug arrests are at an all-time high, the criminal defense attorneys from Goldman Wetzel are here to help after a North Port, FL, drug crime arrest or charges. This can include possession of a controlled substance or sale and possession of a controlled substance. We know the law regarding drugs and drug-related crimes in Florida as well as the types of evidence the prosecutors will use to try to build a case against you.
The Goldman Wetzel attorneys know how drug crime cases work from the inside out, and we can use this knowledge to help you fight for a more favorable outcome in your case. Call us today at 727-828-3900 for a complimentary consultation with a drug crime defense lawyer in North Port on our team.
We Can Help You Fight Any North Port Drug Crime Accusation
We can help regardless of whether police questioned you, arrested you, or the state attorney handed down charges in a drug crimes case. We will protect your rights and provide you with representation as we navigate the criminal justice process together. We take on cases based on all types of drug crimes, including misdemeanors, felony crimes, and federal charges.
Reach out to drug crime defense lawyers in North Port from Goldman Wetzel if you stand accused of:
- Drug paraphernalia
- Drug manufacturing and/or cultivation
- Drug trafficking
- Drug dealing
- Juvenile offenses
- Possession of a controlled substance
- Sale and possession of a controlled substance
Any of these accusations can be seen as in violation of Florida Statute 893.13. We can go to work for you today, even if you were just arrested or do not yet face charges. Enlisting our help on your case quickly is vital to our ability to intervene as early as possible.
A North Port Drug Crimes Conviction Could Bring Harsh Penalties
Under Florida drug laws (Florida Statute § 893.13) you could face significant penalties if the prosecution builds a strong case and can get a conviction against you. In some cases, you could face federal charges and a sentence from a federal court if convicted. This could include:
- State prison or county jail time
- Fines and additional fees
- Community service
- Enrollment in a drug or alcohol education or rehabilitation program
Many factors go into determining a sentence, including the type and length of the penalties. This may include:
- The crime
- The type and amount of drug(s)
- Whether there were minors involved
- Your criminal history
- Your history of drug use or abuse
At Goldman Wetzel, our possession of controlled substance defense attorneys in North Port can help you pursue a more favorable outcome in your case. We may be able to help you avoid a conviction, clear your name, or reduce the severity of the charges you face. Call 727-828-3900 now to get started.
We Need to Get to Work on Your North Port Drug Crimes Case as Soon as Possible
In criminal defense cases, it is imperative that we get to work as early as possible. This allows us to intervene while the prosecution is still building the case against you and before they formalize the charges. By enlisting our help immediately following your arrest or when allegations first arise, we may be able to help you avoid facing charges at all.
Even if this is not possible in your case, there are additional outcomes that could be more favorable than getting convicted of the allegations or charges you face. This may include:
- Presenting strong enough evidence that the court or prosecutors drop the charges
- Negotiating a plea deal that reduces the charges you face and the resulting penalties
- Taking your case to trial and pursuing a positive outcome
- Reaching a deal for probation or a reduced sentence
We can go to work on your case at any point, but the earlier, the better. We can accompany you to interrogations or protect your rights when you deal with the police, even immediately following your arrest. Go ahead and reach out to us now if:
- The police accuse you of a drug-related crime such as possession of a controlled substance or sale and possession of a controlled substance
- The police want to talk to you about drug crime in North Port
- They arrested you on suspicion of a North Port drug offense
- You face drug crimes charges in North Port or elsewhere in Sarasota County
You can talk to a member of our team now by calling 727-828-3900.
Goldman Wetzel Can See Your Case From Every Angle
The sale and possession of controlled substance defense lawyers in North Port from Goldman Wetzel take on every criminal defense case they handle as a team. Summer Goldman and Maribeth Wetzel work together on a defense strategy if we handle your case. When you hire one, you hire both. This allows us to see your case from many vantage points at once.
We will listen to your side of the story. We want to know from you what you believe happened and why you are facing these allegations. We will also investigate the facts of your case and the circumstances that led to your arrest.
Then, we can use our career experience to your advantage. Summer’s background is in the prosecutor’s office. She knows how they will build the case against you and how they will try to prove you are guilty. Maribeth, meanwhile, is a career defense attorney who can provide compassionate guidance and legal representation for your defense.
Talk to a Drug Crime Defense Lawyer in North Port, FL
At Goldman Wetzel, our lawyers can go to work for you and your family today. We may be able to get a more favorable outcome in your North Port drug crimes case, protecting your reputation and your future and mitigating the damage done by the allegations you face.
We take on drug crimes cases and drug-related cases in the greater Tampa Bay area, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Bradenton, Pinellas County, Sarasota, and Sarasota County. Call 727-828-3900 today for a free review of your case. We can answer your questions and help you understand your rights.