Chattanooga Drug Crime Defense Attorney
If you face drug crime charges in Tennessee, it is important to consult with an experienced defense lawyer as soon as possible. Anything you say to the police can and will be used against you. The attorneys at the law firm of Summers, Rufolo & Rodgers, can advise you of your rights and help you mount an aggressive defense against these charges. We have successfully handled numerous drug crime defense cases for clients from the Chattanooga area and throughout Tennessee.
Have You Been Arrested for a Drug Crime?
A drug crime conviction can change your life. Even a first-time offense can leave you with steep fines, probation, prison time and other criminal consequences. A drug crime conviction on your permanent record can leave you with serious collateral consequences as well, such as difficulty finding a job and restrictions on owning a firearm.
We understand the consequences of drug crime convictions and will work to help you achieve the most favorable outcome possible. Our drug crime defense lawyers handle a wide range of drug offense cases, including those involving:
- Drug possession
- Drug trafficking
- Drug distribution
- Drug manufacturing
- All illegal drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and ecstasy
- Illegal possession of prescription drugs and prescription drug fraud
Fighting Drug Crime Charges
As a former prosecutor, attorney Jerry H. Summers understands the burden of proof the prosecution bears and is adept at finding weaknesses in their cases. Search and seizure issues often play an important role in drug crime cases. Did the police have a valid permit to search your property? Were you actually in possession of the drugs, or were they simply nearby? These are some of the questions we explore when handling drug crime defense cases for our clients.
Contact a Tennessee Drug Possession Defense Attorney
If you have been arrested on drug crime charges Tennessee, our defense lawyers are here to stand up for your rights. Contact us today online or by telephone at 423-933-2738 to arrange a consultation with an experienced Chattanooga, TN, drug crime defense lawyer.