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What You Need To Know About Drug Charges

If you or a loved one is accused of a drug-related crime, it is imperative that you seek out quality legal advice. Jeff Hohl, founder of Hohl Law Firm, PLLC, is a former prosecutor. This knowledge can make all the difference when building a defense strategy. Since he knows how the legal system works, he can anticipate what steps the state will take and can plan accordingly. With tremendous trial experience, he is a criminal defense lawyer who is not afraid to take on a difficult case. He has worked with clients throughout Texas and can help you, too.

What Do The Different Penalty Groups Mean?

Texas drug laws are extremely strict. Charges are classified into different groups and all depend on the specifics of the situation. Penalty group 1 involves substances such as cocaine, codeine (not listed in penalty group 3 or 4) and hydrocodone (not listed in penalty group 3). Penalty group 2 includes substances such as MDMA, Mescaline and Psilocybin. There are additional groups with other substances assigned to each group. Understandably, this can be quite confusing. As an experienced criminal defense attorney, Mr. Hohl is here to answer all of your questions.

The biggest factor revolves around what kind of drug you are found with. Charges will also depend on whether or not you have any paraphernalia, prior offenses, how the drug was stored and whether or not you are found with large amounts of money. It is important to know that marijuana charges are in their own category and have their own set of penalties. Mr. Hohl is here to thoroughly discuss your case and help you understand your options.

Act Now; Call Today

Drug charges are not something that can be taken lightly. Don’t put your future at risk. Instead, trust a skilled lawyer to defend you every step of the way. To schedule a free consultation, call Mr. Hohl’s office at 210-756-8402 today. You can also email him by clicking here. He helps clients throughout Bexar County and surrounding counties.