Miami Drug Sales and Distribution Defense
Drug Delivery Charges in Miami, FL
Under Florida State laws, the sale or distribution of drugs has very serious
consequences and in most cases, it is considered to be a felony offense.
The only sales or distribution offense that is not charged as a felony
are those involving less than 20 grams of marijuana.
The sale of any controlled substance could involve the exchange of drugs
for money, promise of payment, or anything valuable. Delivery of drugs
involves the transferring of drugs from one individual to another, with
or without payment.
If you are facing charges for the sale or delivery of drugs in Miami, call
Rothman & Associates,
Penalties for Drug Distribution or Sales
While all offenses of this type of
drug crime charged under Florida statutes are felonies, the severity of the punishment
depends on the type of drug and how much of the substance was sold, purchased
or delivered. Potential consequences can include years in prison, thousands
of dollars in fines, and a permanent criminal record that can negatively
impact many other areas of your day to day life.
To better understand the exact penalties you may be facing, it is best
to speak with a qualified Miami drug crimes defense attorney.
Aggravating Factors in Drug Cases
The severity of your charges can be enhanced by certain aggravating factors
related to where the crime may have taken place. If the sale or distribution
took place within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, school, university,
community center, child care center, assisted living facility, public
housing facility, then the offense is considered a first or second degree
felony. The specific penalties depend upon the type of drugs sold or delivered,
however, the accused could face up to 30 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
Proudly Defending the Rights of the Accused Throughout Miami
No matter the severity of the drug charges you are facing,
Rothman & Associates, P.A. can help to determine and fashion the right solution for you. Providing
trusted representation for residents throughout Florida, our founding
attorney, David Rothman, is recognized as an expert and a specialist in
criminal trial law and procedure, Board Certified by both The Florida
Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
With over 40 years of experience, our Miami criminal attorneys have the
knowledge and dedication necessary to provide you with the defense you
deserve. Let us review the details of your drug distribution or drug sales
case today and prepare the appropriate strategy.
Call 305.570.4439 today to
schedule your confidential consultation today!