Drug Crime Attorney in Tennessee
Knoxville Criminal Defense Lawyer
Drug crimes in Knoxville, Tennessee can result in serious penalties including jail or prison sentences, fines, or both. Most of all, a conviction on a drug crime charge could force you to live with a criminal record for the rest of your life, changing your ability to apply for loans, educational opportunities, professional occupations, or could cause you to lose custody of your children. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony drug crime allegations, your choice in legal representation from a Knoxville criminal defense attorney could help you achieve the best possible outcome
after an arrest.
Attorney Robert R. Kurtz has 13 years of legal experience and has been trusted to represent many individuals facing drug crime allegations in both state and federal courts. Speaking to his dedication to providing uncompromising representation to each client who comes to his firm for
criminal defense, Attorney Kurtz has earned an Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb and has a BV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. If you have been arrested for a drug crime offense in Tennessee, trust that Attorney Kurtz is the Knoxville drug crime lawyer who can represent you to the fullest extent of the law and help you maximize the possibility of seeing the best possible
Types of Drug Crimes
Depending on the severity of a drug crime, drug offenses in Tennessee can be heard in state or federal courts. The penalties for a drug crime conviction are based on the type and amount of drugs found or how the illegal controlled substance was used. Common types of drug crimes can include:
- Simple possession
- Drug conspiracy
- Drug manufacture
- Drug trafficking
- Possession of drug paraphernalia, including chemical components of drugs
- Possession of drugs with intent to sell
- Sale or delivery of drugs
Defenses to Drug Crime Allegations
The best defense to an alleged drug crime offense is to seek early intervention from a Knoxville drug crime lawyer. The earlier you enlist the help of a legal professional, the sooner your lawyer can begin conducting an investigation of any evidence against you. Only an experienced criminal defense attorney can challenge any evidence gathered against you, challenge how the evidence was obtained, and challenge the validity of any key witness statements. Other potential defenses can include:
- Illegal search and seizure procedure
- Illegal police interrogation
- Illegal wire tap
- Invalid search warrant
Oftentimes, Attorney Kurtz is able to prove that evidence obtained in a search and seizure or interrogation was actually obtained illegally. If any evidence against you is obtained illegally, the evidence can be deemed inadmissible in court. Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law can file a motion to suppress, meaning that any evidence must be dismissed. If the prosecutor's case is weakened by lack of evidence, Attorney Kurtz can help you achieve the most satisfactory case results possible.
If you have been arrested for a drug crime offense in Tennessee,do not assume that you will be convicted. You are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Attorney Kurtz takes on every case personally. His biggest victories have been achieved with an approach of uncompromising representation, meaning he is dedicated to investigating the claims in more depth than the prosecutor. Knowing the facts better than the opposing party allows him to be the most prepared person in the courtroom.
If you are ready to discuss your drug crime case, contact Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law to schedule a
case evaluation. Attorney Kurtz will handle your case himself with keen attention to detail and a clear focus on your goals, offering you big-firm resources with boutique service.
Call now to schedule your confidential consultation today.