Florida aggressively prosecutes all drug offenses whether they are felony or misdemeanor, so having an experienced felony criminal defense attorney on your side is important. Being arrested for a drug crime can leave you with a permanent criminal record, probation or even incarceration.
An arrest for drug trafficking will typically require a high bail bond because of the exposure to minimum mandatory penalties for incarceration, but may also include the forfeiture of assets and/or seizure of property before you ever appear in court. Of course, the amount and type of drugs, as well as the circumstances in which you were arrested, will have a bearing on the disposition of your criminal case, but the civil forfeiture of assets are separate and apart from the criminal case.
Federal and state drug trafficking convictions all carry minimum mandatory prison sentences and fines. Even if you are a first time offender, the Judge has no discretion to be lenient. For many years, South Florida has been the epicenter of international drug trade, and legislators have passed laws with harsh sentences in the attempt to deter drug trafficking.
Joseph Fasone has more than two decades of experience in mounting aggressive and high quality defense for his clients facing drug charges. A seasoned felony attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your case – whether it is simple possession, possession with intent to sell, fraudulent possession of prescription drugs or drug trafficking.
The Law Office of Joseph R. Fasone provides you the expertise and skill to defend cases throughout South Florida and all of Broward County including Coral Springs, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale, Hollywood, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Pompano Beach, Plantation and Sunrise. Call the office today to schedule your free initial consultation and find out the difference we can make in your case. Don’t trust your future and your freedom to anyone except an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will fight hard for you and your interests.