Mississippi Drug Crimes Lawyer
Hard Hitting Defense Against Mississippi Felony Drug Charges
Were you or a loved one charged with a serious felony drug crime? Reach out to an experienced advocate at Miller Law Offices. Our drug crimes lawyer, Keith Miller, is a former prosecutor at our criminal defense firm in Mississippi and has more than 20 years of experience. Having handled over 10,000 criminal cases during his career and has a proven track record of success. He is prepared to hear what you have to say and determine the best way to fight against your drug crime charges.
What is a Felony Drug Crime?
While some drug charges are misdemeanors, other drug charges that involve more serious factors can be elevated to a felony in Mississippi.
Our drug crimes attorney can fight your drug charges involving:
- Drug possession
- Drug manufacture
- Drug sale
- Drug distribution, smuggling, delivery
Whether your felony drug charges involved methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, LSD, prescription drugs, or another type of controlled substance in Mississippi, talk to the experienced criminal defense lawyer at the Miller Law Offices for proven defense against any drug charge.
Felony Drug Crime Penalties in Mississippi
Whether your charges involved methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, LSD, prescription drugs, or another type of controlled substance, penalties for drug crimes are harsh and carry long prison sentences with hefty fines. You may sometimes servemore than 20 years in prison, depending on your criminal charges.
Penalties for drug crimes are typically assessed based on:
- Type of drug and classification
- Past convictions
- What you intended to do with drug
What is the Penalty for Sale of a Controlled Substance in Mississippi?
The sale of a controlled substance in Mississippi comes with harsh punishments -- it depends on if the crime will be charged as a state or federal crime and how severe the crime was. Even one conviction may mean decades of prison time and fines.
- Prison - Depending on the severity of the crime, you may face decades of incarceration, even for a first offense. If you are convicted for multiple offenses, it could mean a life sentence in prison.
- Fines - The fines for felony convictions are much higher than misdemeanor convictions. In some cases, the fine can be $250,000 or more per offense.
- Probation - Probation sentences can last anywhere from 12 months to 2 - 5 years.
Experienced Pascagoula Drug Offense Legal Counsel
When facing severe Mississippi felony drug charges, you need a former prosecutor with a proven track record. Keith Miller knows how prosecutors operate, law enforcement officials investigate, and the shortcuts they often take when reaching for a conviction. Our drug crime attorney can determine whether your Constitutional Rights were violated, find ways to undermine presented evidence, and push to get illegally obtained evidence against you thrown out. Whatever it takes, we are committed to fighting for the best possible outcome.
Why Choose Our Criminal Defense Lawyer in Mississippi?
- Over 20 years' trial-tested experience
- Former city prosecutor on your side
- Working with a former Assistant Attorney General
- Free consultation to review your options
Keith Miller has personally handled over 10,000 criminal cases, tackling many charges all the way to a jury trial. Inside and outside of court, he has the litigation skills and courtroom savvy to defend you.
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Handled over 10,000 Misdemeanor Cases
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