Possession of Drugs

DWI Attorney in Conroe and The WoodlandsHave you been accused of possession of drugs, including marijuana, methamphetamines, or cocaine?

Drug possession in Texas is a serious offense. Even just a little bit of marijuana can land you in jail for up to 180 days. ANY drug conviction in Texas will suspend your driver’s license for at least 6 months and sometimes for 1 year.

Remember 2 important things about drug cases:

  1. The police need a legal reason to stop your car and usually a warrant to search your home.
  2. If the drugs are found in a car or house with other people around, it may be more difficult for the DA to prove you actually “possessed” the drugs.

What Steve Dennis can do for you

  1. Get the charges dismissed – The best result to a drug case is a complete dismissal of all charges. This usually only occurs when the DA feels he will lose in a trial. If the DA knows the defense lawyer is a skilled & experienced trial lawyer, he may dismiss the case rather than lose at trial. Steve has been trying cases longer than any of the assistant DA’s currently prosecuting misdemeanor drug cases in Montgomery County Courts at Law.
  2. Get a “Not Guilty” verdict – If the DA won’t dismiss your case, you may have to take the case to trial. It is the DA’s job to prove your guilt “beyond a reasonable doubt” to a judge or jury. Having the wrong lawyer in a drug trial can be disastrous. A trial is the most difficult part of a lawyer’s job and a proper defense and case evaluation before trial should be done only by a skilled trial attorney.
  3. Get the drug case dismissed and plea to a lesser offense – If the DA won’t completely let the case go, it is possible to have the drug case dismissed if the client pleas to class C drug paraphernalia (punishable by up to $500 fine only).
  4. Get the best deal possible – If after a complete review of your case it is determined that your case cannot be dismissed or won at trial, it may be necessary to try and work out a deal for the least punishment possible. DA’s usually don’t give good plea bargain offers to lawyers they know don’t try drug cases.

You may be eligible for a special type of probation called Deferred Adjudication that will result in the case being DISMISSED after the probation is over, no conviction on your record and usually no license suspension.

Case Results

No lawyer can tell a client exactly what can be done on their case without knowing all the facts from the client and the police. Every drug case is different, but here are a few recent examples of how Steve has helped beat drug cases here in Montgomery County:

Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Jury Trial NOT GUILTY
Possession of a Dangerous Drug – Jury Trial NOT GUILTY
Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance DISMISSED Drugs found in client’s car
Felony Possession of Cocaine DISMISSED Cocaine found in client’s car
Felony Possession of Cocaine (2nd Degree) DISMISSED
Felony Possession of Cocaine DISMISSED
Felony Possession of Marijuana REDUCED Reduced to misdemeanor
Possession of Marijuana REDUCED Reduced to Class C paraphernalia
Possession of Marijuana DISMISSED Client had dope in pants pocket
Felony Possession of Marijuana – Jury Trial NOT GUILTY 5 pounds of marijuana in car
Felony Possession of Marijuana (Enhanced to 2-20 yrs in prison) REDUCED Reduced to misdemeanor
Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana DISMISSED Marijuana found in car,
co-defendant pled guilty
Felony Possession of Drugs in a Correctional Facility REDUCED Reduced to misdemeanor
Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Jury Trial NOT GUILTY
Felony Possession of Methamphetamine (2nd Degree) DISMISSED
Felony Possession of Methamphetamine (state jail) DISMISSED Client on parole for assault
on police officer and had two
prior cocaine convictions.
Client admitted to police
that cocaine was his and
was in his garage.

* Many more possession of marijuana and controlled substances cases dismissed prior to trial.
** Every case is different and there is no guarantee made for any specific result.

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Do not go into court without an experienced trial attorney.

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