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What Happens If I Get Caught with Weed in Texas?

Posted on May 25, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Marijuana continues to be legalized in many states in the U.S. However, Texas still strictly regulates this drug and outlaws people in the state possessing, growing or selling it. If you are charged with any of these offenses, you could face serious legal and civil penalties. You can protect yourself from going to jail or paying steep fines by hiring an experienced marijuana defense attorney to represent...

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Cocaine Laws in Texas

Posted on April 20, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Texas has some of the most stringent drug laws in the U.S. It particularly does not tolerate anyone in the state possessing or selling cocaine. People in Texas who are found guilty of these offenses face steep penalties and punishments. If you are charged with cocaine possession or distribution in the state, you should retain an experienced cocaine defense lawyer to represent you immediately. Cocaine Laws in Texas The...

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Your Guide to Drug Offenses in Texas

Posted on February 5, 2021 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Were you or a loved one recently arrested on a drug charge? The sentencing for drug offenses in Texas is complicated and based upon the classification of the drug. Learn more about the laws regarding different drug offenses and their penalties below. Categorization of Drugs in Texas The penalties associated with drug offenses in Texas depend upon the category of drug associated with the charge. Some drugs may...

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Top Four Defense Strategies Against Drug Possession Charges

Posted on July 8, 2020 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

As marijuana dispensaries open across the nation, many are starting to believe the drug war is over. Arrest statistics around the nation, though, sharply contradict that belief. About 40% of drug arrests in 2018 were marijuana-related! Were you recently arrested and charged with drug possession? If so, then you’re likely wondering – how can I defend myself? Learn the top four defense strategies against drug possession charges...

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The Laws in Texas: Possession of Opioids

Posted on November 14, 2019 by Law Office of Brett A Podolsky

Has your doctor ever written you a prescription for painkillers? If so, then you likely already know how much relief these drugs can provide for those in need. These types of drugs do have a dark side, though. They can be very addictive and harmful in large doses. As a result, both the federal government and the state of Texas have criminalized the possession of opioids without...

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