Murfreesboro Drug Lawyer

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Do you have a drug charge in Murfreesboro?

People often believe that drug charges are minor offenses. However, they can cause significant harm to your future opportunities and your reputation. 

About drug charges in Tennessee

In the state of Tennessee, there are five types of drug-related charges:

  • Simple Possession, Casual Exchange
  • Possession with Intent
  • Sale of a Controlled Substance
  • Drug Trafficking and Conspiracy
  • Drug Manufacturing

A variety of elements could affect the degree of punishment one may face for a drug offense. Factors can include criminal history, the applicable drug schedule classification, and the quantity of the drug involved in the given incident(s). 

What can the penalties be?

The severity and the number of the drug offenses, which you are charged with and/or convicted of, can determine the extent and length of the penalties you face. Some examples of penalties can include:

  • Driver’s license suspension or revocation
  • Property seizure and/or forfeiture
  • Incarceration
  • Community service
  • Mandatory drug rehabilitation and/or education
  • Probation
  • Increasingly steep fines

Prescription drugs and other controlled substances are also heavily regulated, and if you violate any or all of the laws, you could be charged with and/or convicted of simple possession, possession with intent, sale of a controlled substance, drug manufacturing, and/or drug trafficking.

Don't delay - call for a consultation today!

Given these potential serious consequences, it is crucial for people who are facing drug possession charges to consider seeking legal assistance.  

If you or a loved one are facing charges or convictions for drug-related crimes, call Michael Rexroat at  (615) 953-0200.