To be charged with the illegal possession of prescription drugs or any other prescription drug crime can be a disturbing experience. Most people charged with these types of offenses have never been charged with a crime in their lives and may be unaware that their actions were illegal. It takes the knowledge, skill and experience of a seasoned criminal defense lawyer to advise and defend an individual charged under Texas’ prescription drug laws.
What Are They?
As a society, we are more aware than ever of the dangers of the abuse of prescription drugs like Xanax, Vicodin, OxyContin, Hydrocodone and Percocet. The state has responded by increasing their efforts against the illegal possession of these and similar drugs. Prosecutors often treat these charges as they would illegal drug charges. You may be accused of possession of a dangerous drug or possession of a controlled substance. If you don’t have a valid prescription, possession of any of these drugs may be treated like possession of an illegal drug.
It is, of course, possible to defend against these charges if you had a valid prescription. However, prosecutors sometimes call the validity of a prescription into question. Only a knowledgeable attorney can help you evaluate all your defenses under such circumstances.
We Can Help You
If you have been charged with illegal possession of a prescription drug, prescription fraud, prescription forgery or any other prescription drug crime, you are facing some very serious criminal consequences, including lengthy jail time and fines, if convicted.
We are dedicated to examining all of the evidence in your case carefully so we can advise you on the best strategy for your particular circumstances. We have years of experience with the methods and procedures of the prosecutors and courts where there are charges involving prescription drugs. If you’ve been charged with illegal prescription drug possession or any other prescription drug crime, we will answer your questions and provide clear, objective legal advice. Email Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Clancy & Clancy or call (214) 550-5771 to schedule a consultation.