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Houston Drug Charge Defense Lawyer

Houston lawyer J.L. Carpenter prides herself on providing clients with aggressive and effective criminal defense representation. From a Houston law firm, the Law Office of J.L. Carpenter, she focuses her attention on handling only criminal cases, including drug charge matters.

Drug offenses are very serious and can have a drastic impact on your life both now and into the future. In addition to facing jail time and large fines, a drug charge could permanently remain on your criminal record, making it difficult to obtain housing or find employment.

If you have been charged with a drug crime, protect your rights with the help of J.L. Carpenter. Call her offices today at (713) 201-6767 or contact her online to schedule your initial consultation.

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J.L. Carpenter represents clients facing many different types of state-level drug charges. These charges can include possession, possession with intent to sell, trafficking and manufacturing of a wide range of drugs, including:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Crack
  • Meth (methamphetamine or crystal meth)
  • Ecstasy
  • Steroids
  • Prescription drugs

The severity of the potential consequences of a drug charge conviction often depends on the amount of drug in question. For instance, if you were caught with a certain quantity, it may constitute per se intent to sell regardless of the fact that you had no actual plans to distribute the drug.

Each client and case is different. Lawyer J.L. Carpenter handles each situation on an individual basis, assessing a client's case and his or her needs to determine the best way in which to pursue a resolution. In some cases, going to court is in a client's best interests, but some cases may be best resolved through a plea agreement outside of court.

Take a step toward protecting your rights and future. Contact the Law Office of J.L. Carpenter at (713) 201-6767 today.