Possession of Substance Lawyer in McAllen Texas
The spread of drugs and possession of substances is one of the main problems in the country, threatening national security and health. Individuals who have reached the age of sixteen are subject to criminal liability for crimes in the sphere of illegal drug trafficking. The exception is their theft and extortion: responsibility begins at the age of 14. A person who voluntarily surrenders narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances and actively contributes to the disclosure of crimes related to their illegal circulation can be exempted from criminal liability for this crime. At the same time, it cannot be recognized as a voluntary surrender of narcotic drugs, during the arrest of a person and the performance of investigative actions for the discovery and seizure of these drugs, substances, or their analogs, such plants or their parts containing narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances.
If convicted individuals have to undergo a course of treatment for drug addiction. Depending on their situation it can also include medical and social rehabilitation. The duration of which after the end of treatment and medical and social rehabilitation is at least two years, the court shall release the convicted person recognized as a drug addict from serving the sentence or the remainder of the sentence.
If you are under investigation for possession of a substance you will need a lawyer that can protect you and defend your rights. We offer free consultations in our McAllen Texas location. Call us today at (956) 313-9333.