Get Detailed Advice on Your Options From An Alabama Drug Trafficking Lawyer
In Alabama drug trafficking charges is a most serious felony charge. Alabama drug trafficking charges have some of the most severe penalties one can face. The fines and jail times for drug trafficking charges are often much greater than the ones for drug possession and drug distribution. At Ketcham Law our Alabama drug trafficking lawyer understands the severity of these charges and the potential penalties that one could face if they are not represented by an experienced drug trafficking defense lawyer.
What’s at Stake With Drug Trafficking Charges?
Many different State and Federal laws exist governing drug trafficking crimes. Trying to figure out all of them and what they mean for your case can be overwhelming. Ketcham Law helps clients navigate the legal system and the applicable state and federal laws.
If you are convicted of drug trafficking in Alabama, the following penalties apply to first time offenders. However, specific penalties vary widely depending on the quantity of drugs involved, whether such charges occurred near a school and if children under 18 years old are involved. That’s why it’s absolutely critical that you contact Ketcham Law as soon as possible to learn about your rights so that we can help.
- Trafficking of marijuana (more than 2.2 pounds, less than 100 pounds) – Class A Felony, minimum 3 years in prison, $25,000 fine
- Trafficking of cocaine (more than 28 grams, less than 500 grams) – Class A Felony, minimum 3 years in prison, $50,000 fine
- Trafficking in Methamphetamine (More than 28 grams, less than 500 grams) – Class A Felony, minimum 3 years in prison, $50,000 fine
- Trafficking in heroin (More than 4 grams, less than 14 grams) – Class A Felony, minimum 3 years in prison, $50,000 fine
Call A Birmingham Drug Trafficking Lawyer Today
Do not face your charges alone. Contact Ketcham Law at 205-296-4233 to discuss your case and learn how a Alabama drug trafficking criminal defense lawyer can help you limit the penalties you are facing.