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Aggressive Representation For Drug Charges Involving Stiff Penalties

A drug trafficking charge in Alabama is nothing to take lightly. If you are convicted of trafficking in Alabama, it is likely that you will spend years in prison.

But that doesn’t mean there is no hope. Understanding the law and taking the proper steps, can help you build a defense that tells your side of the story.

A Drug Trafficking Conviction Carries Steep Consequences

Drug trafficking is a possessory offense. If you possess a certain quantity of a controlled substance, you could face a trafficking charge — regardless of your intent.

The larger the amount of drugs in your possession, the more severe the potential penalties.

A drug trafficking conviction is serious. Individuals will face a minimum of three years in prison, extremely high fines and more.

When Does Possession Become Trafficking?

Below are the quantities that are considered trafficking for a few common controlled substances:

  • 2.2 pounds or more of marijuana
  • 1 ounce or more of cocaine
  • 4 grams or more of meth

The amount that determines when possession becomes trafficking varies depending on the drug.

Defending Against Criminal Charges Since 1999

When you choose Simms & Associates for your defense, you will have experienced litigators who will examine your individual case to determine your best defense.

With 20 years of experience handling many criminal cases, including drug possession and trafficking cases, in Birmingham and across the state of Alabama, the attorneys at Simms & Associates know how to handle your drug trafficking charge and design an effective defense.

Our staff and skilled lawyers will thoroughly investigate your case and ensure your rights are not violated.

Get The Strong Defense You Need

An arrest is not a conviction. With representation from the experienced attorneys at Simms & Associates, you will have a strong defense team on your side.

Contact us to learn about your options today. We are available 24/7 to give you the legal support you need.

Call 205-453-9700 or email us through our form.