As with any federal allegations, federal drug crimes can subject defendants to much harsher penalties as compared to state crimes.
Penalties for federal drug crimes can range significantly, but will nearly always include mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment. Additionally, circumstances surrounding an individual's arrest, charge, and criminal record will impact what penalties are handed down.
Factors that can affect federal drug crime sentencing include:
If you or your loved one is currently facing federal allegations for a drug offense, you should be focused on working with an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. At Taracks & Associates, our legal team is comprised of former prosecutors with more than 50 years of combined experience. This experience enables our attorneys to fight effectively on behalf of clients facing serious federal allegations.
By requesting a free consultation, you can learn more about the charges and penalties you face, and how our firm can fight to protect your rights, freedom, and future. As local and federal law enforcement officers work these cases aggressively and often conduct thorough investigations, it is best to retain legal representation as soon as you are arrested or made aware of any pending investigations.