State, local, and federal authorities have continued to make the enforcement of cocaine laws a top priority throughout Florida. As you may know, cocaine charges are extremely serious. Even if you were caught for just possessing a small amount of cocaine, you are most likely to be facing a felony drug conviction that could be devastating to your future.
Even if you were caught for just possessing a small amount of cocaine, you are most likely to be facing a felony conviction that could be devastating to your future. Likewise, the penalties associated with solicitation to sell cocaine include 5-15 years in prison. An Orlando cocaine lawyer is available to help.
Though each situation is handled differently, below are some of the general consequences if you were to be convicted on a cocaine-related possession charge in a Florida court:
Due to strict drug laws in Florida, penalties are increased if the cocaine charge is related to intent to sell, deliver or traffic.
Defenses to cocaine charges often hinge on search and seizure issues:
As former prosecutors, we are highly experienced at identifying search and seizure issues that could result in suppression of the cocaine evidence. Without evidence, the charges could be dropped.
You may also be eligible for first-offender treatment that could resolve the charges without a conviction.
At The Umansky Law Firm, we are here to make sure an arrest on cocaine charges does not wreck your life. Our lawyers represent juveniles and adults who are arrested on cocaine charges in Orlando and other communities in central Florida.
To schedule a free case review with an Orlando cocaine arrest lawyer at The Umansky Law Firm, contact us online or call us.
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