West Palm Beach Drug Trafficking Lawyer
Understanding the Drug Trafficking Defense Process in Florida?
Drug trafficking is a widespread concern. In the state of Florida especially, the prevalence of drug trafficking is even higher than in other states due to the its unique geography and proximity to international ports. Be aware that if you have been arrested for drug trafficking, you could be facing a lengthy jail or prison sentence and hefty fines. The potential consequences depend on a number of factors, including the drug in question, the volume of the drugs, previous convictions, and the evidence collected.
The first thing you should do when faced with an accusation of drug trafficking is contact a West Palm Beach defense lawyer. The quicker you react to your arrest or allegation, the sooner counsel can get involved by contacting the officers involved in your case in order to understand the full breadth of the investigation against you.
What the Law Offices of Nellie L. King, P.A. Can Do for You
Be aware that if you have any reason to believe you are being surveilled by police, or if law enforcement has left messages for you to contact them, do not respond – contact Attorney Nellie L. King immediately. Any statements you make to the police can be used as evidence against you in court. If you have already been arrested and evidence has been gathered against you, an experienced defense lawyer can strategize the best next steps under these circumstances.
The firm offers a range of methods for developing a strong, quality defense against drug charges. These services include:
- Early-phase representation, where evidence is brought to the government to persuade the prosecution not to file charges at all or to file lesser charges.
- Efforts to suppress evidence if law enforcement has violated the rights of the accused via an unlawful search or seizure.
In addition to drug trafficking arrests, Attorney Nellie L. King also has experience handling other drug-related cases, including:
- Possession of narcotics
- Possession with intent to sell or distribute narcotics
- Conspiracy to distribute narcotics
- Prescription drug fraud
- RICO allegations
Attorney Nellie L. King is an experienced drug defense attorney serving West Palm Beach. She believes that the defense of a person’s freedom or life is not to be taken lightly, especially when they face something as severe as a drug crime accusation. The strength of your defense should be assessed by an attorney who fully understands the unique facts of your case and who knows how the state and federal law applies to your circumstances. Only then can you make the critical decisions that will affect your future.
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Nellie brings power and grace. She is the velvet hammer.- Leigh D. Hagan (Ph.D. Board-Certified Forensic Psychologist)
She is a true leader and one of the fiercest advocates in the legal profession.- Jessica Yeary (Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer & Public Defender Elect, Florida’s 2nd Judicial Circuit)
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