The state of Florida is extremely tough on individuals charged with drug offenses, much more so than in many other states in the U.S. This includes offenses involving prescription drugs. A person found to be in possession of just one prescription pill can be arrested if they obtained the pill through illegal means. If you have been arrested for a prescription drug crime, it is important to remember that you have rights. An Orlando drug crime lawyer can protect those rights during your criminal proceedings, as well as fight for a case outcome that involves your charges being significantly reduced or dismissed outright.
At Ali & Blankner, we possess over 85 years of combined legal experience, and we have helped countless individuals in situations similar to yours. As former prosecutors, we understand how the state builds cases against drug defendants, and we also understand what it takes to obtain positive results in such cases. We urge you to contact our offices right away if you are facing prescription drug charges. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your legal options, and we also offer flexible payment plans to suit your specific financial situation.
Common medications involved in prescription drug crimes include:
The penalties for a prescription drug crime vary depending on a number of factors, such as the specific crime committed and the quantity of the drug found. They can include a 2-year drivers' license suspension, a loss of professional licenses, civil forfeiture of property, jail or prison time, and a permanent criminal record.
Contact an Orlando drug crime attorney who is prepared to aggressively defend you in your prescription drug crime case.