Heroin Possession | Personal Injury Lawyer for Metro Houston
Heroin is one of the most dangerous drugs in society today, and heroin possession is one of the most serious drug charges in Texas. Getting arrested with even a small amount of heroin in your possession can bring on severe legal consequences. Having less than a single gram of heroin on your person, vehicle or home can facilitate a felony charge and jail time.
If you have been charged with heroin possession in Texas, it is critical to know the legal consequences involved and to know your legal rights as a defendant. The team at Michael Lamson Attorney at Law is experienced at evaluating the legal defenses available to each particular heroin possession case and applying effective legal strategy to your case. Contact the law office of Michael Lamson, Houston, Texas, for the most-effective legal defense in your heroin possession case. Knowing your rights as a heroin possession defendant can seem complicated, but we can help you navigate the legal system and find justice in you case.
Your Defense for a Heroin Possession Charge: Michael Lamson Attorney at Law
Get in touch with the experts in defending individuals in heroin possession cases in Metro Houston. Call the legal team at the law office of Michael Lamson if you or a family member has been charged with possessing heroin. We have successfully represented defendants in drug possession cases since 1977. Contact us to set up a free, no-obligation consultation to review the facts about your heroin possession case.
Some Texas courts provide programs to bypass prison for qualifying non-violent, small-time first offenders who meet certain guidelines and promise to complete treatment and rehabilitation. Treatment typically includes remote monitoring, drug tests, check-ups and drug treatment programs. The drug case may be dropped or the defendant may undergo probation given circumstances evaluated by the court.
Typically, heroin possession carries heavy penalties:
- Less than one gram is a state jail felony.
- One to four grams is a third-degree felony.
- Four to 200 grams is a second-degree felony.
- 200 to 400 grams is a first-degree felony.
- 400 grams or more carries 10 to 99 years to life in state prison with a possible $100,000 fine.
Legal Help for Heroin Possession in Metro Houston
For more information about defenses for heroin possession cases, call the law office of Michael Lamson, Houston. We offer expert representation in cases involving possession of heroin or heroin paraphernalia in the Greater Houston Metro Area communities and jurisdictions of:
- North Houston
- West Houston
- Brazoria County
- Fort Bend County
- Harris County
- Montgomery County
- Federal cases for U.S. District Courts