Drug crimes in Florida involve the sale, possession, transportation and manufacturing of illegal controlled substances. Additionally, drug crimes and offenses include the unauthorized use, possession or sale of prescription medications.
Florida has some of the toughest drug laws and penalties in the country. A drug-related conviction can result in a combination of prison time, probation, mandatory drug treatment, and a criminal record. If you or a loved one are under investigation or have already been arrested for a drug charge, you need an experienced and aggressive drug defense lawyer in Tampa who will protect your rights and fight for your freedom.
If you are facing a charge for a drug crime, you may be stressed or afraid especially if it is your first time dealing with this type of situation. Rest assured, you do have options. The first step you should take is to contact a drug defense attorney in Tampa. Anthony Rickman has over 10 years of experience practicing criminal law and has tried hundreds of cases before judges and has negotiated numerous favorable outcomes on the behalf of his clients.
The Rickman Firm handles all types of drug-related crimes and provides clients strategic defense and tenacious representation in the following, but not limited to, areas:
Do not attempt to handle drug charges alone. Any delay in hiring a drug defense lawyer in Tampa immediately upon being accused or arrested is a big mistake. A free consultation with Anthony Rickman is just a phone call away.
Mr. Rickman will take the time to review the facts of your arrest, examine evidence, and pose important questions to uncover any unlawful actions that may have occurred during your encounter with the police. This includes determining if your Miranda Rights were read during the arrest, what your encounter with the police was like, and if there were witnesses present. Uncovering any illegal acts such as illegal searches or obtaining admissions or statements unlawfully can be used to get charges dismissed or reduced significantly.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.