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Drug Possession Lawyer Miami

Charged with Drug Possession?

Your future is at risk if you have been arrested for drug possession. Depending on the type of drug and the amount you are charged with possessing, you could see years of jail time and steep fines. There is hope, however; with a determined and experienced drug possession lawyer in Miami at your side, you can contest your arrest and get your charges dropped.

A drug offense should be taken very seriously, which means it is crucial that you have the dedicated support of the Law Office of Thomas W. Mote II, PA in your corner fighting for your freedom. Attorney Thomas Mote has more than 18 years of experience practicing criminal law and is fluent in Spanish. While working as an Assistant Public Defendant for Orange and Osceola Counties, he even won the office’s “Advocate of the Year Award." You can trust he can work hard towards a positive outcome for your case.

What Penalties do I Face?

A drug possession conviction can ruin your future chances of landing a desired job or obtaining a professional certification. A criminal record will also remain with you the rest of your life. Take action by calling the firm to fight your charges right away!

Penalties associated with different drug possession offenses include:

  • Less than 20 grams of Marijuana—up to 1 year in jail and a $1,000 fine
  • Over 20 grams of marijuana—up to 5 years in jail and a $5,000 fine
  • More than 10 grams of heroin—up to 30 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines
  • Drug paraphernalia—up to 1 year in jail and a $1,000 fine

You can be charged for possessing any prescription drugs for which you do not have a prescription. Turn to a Miami drug attorney if you have been accused of drug possession.

You do not necessarily need to be found with drugs in your pocket to be charged with possession—having drugs in a nearby, readily accessible place where they are “under your control” is all that is needed for such a charge.

Fighting Your Charges

Attorney Thomas Mote can put his many years of experience to work to argue in your defense. He can contend that you had no knowledge of the drug’s whereabouts. If police had no warrant or probable cause to search you, your home, or your vehicle, he can even have any evidence discovered dismissed from court.

Trust Attorney Thomas Mote to work tirelessly on your behalf to preserve your freedom at all costs. Even if the charges cannot be dropped, he can argue them down to reduce your punishment.

Contact our drug possession attorney in Miami today to learn what he can do for your situation! Call (305) 374-6683 today.

Why Hire the Law Office of Thomas W. Mote II, PA

  • Over 18 years' Experience

  • Focused on Criminal Defense

  • Fluent in Spanish

  • Dedicated to Fighting for Your Rights