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Federal Drug Crimes

Experienced San Antonio Drug Possession Lawyer Fights Drug Crime Charges

Seek my assistance to protect your reputation from these charges

Being charged with a federal drug crime may seem like the end of your future, but you can fight the charges with the assistance of a skilled attorney. Through my firm Kevin L. Collins, P.C. I have more than 27 years of experience representing people charged with drug crimes. Having been a prosecutor, I understand the tactics that the state will use against you and how we can successfully fight them. Allow me to aggressively advocate for you for reduced penalties or to secure a case dismissal.

Classifying and fighting federal drug crime charges in Texas

Not all drug crimes are federal crimes ― some are misdemeanors. What determines whether a drug crime is a felony or misdemeanor is the amount and type of drug. A small amount of marijuana may be classified as misdemeanor possession, but a huge amount could result in felony trafficking or dealing charges. Manufacturing illegal drugs is also a felony offense.

The most effective tactics for fighting these charges are:

  • Finding proof of an illegal search or seizure: Law enforcement officers may only search your home or property and seize your possessions with your spoken or written consent or a valid warrant. Without these permissions, any evidence collected is not admissible in court. Never grant officers consent to search your home, as doing so could forfeit a significant amount of leverage that you have in your case.
  • Analyzing warrant validity: Warrants issued to officers must come from the proper legal authorities and have all of the necessary notarization. If an officer arrives at your door and claims to have a warrant, ask to see the warrant before consenting to a search. Do not let yourself be bullied into accepting a search that the officer does not have a right to perform.

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency works with local and state law enforcement officials to investigate federal drug crimes and pursue convictions. Working with a San Antonio criminal defense lawyer can help you avoid drug crime penalties such as prison time, lengthy and harsh probation periods, major fines and more.

Work with a drug crimes attorney in San Antonio

Keep your reputation and your future secure by working with me through my firm, Kevin L. Collins, P.C. My experience and track record of success ensure you are in good hands. For more information or to schedule an initial consultation, please call my firm at 210-598-8629 or contact me online. I look forward to working with you and helping you fight the charges you face.

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    Kevin is the best criminal defense attorney in San Antonio hands down. He fought for me and handled my federal case with the highest degree of professionalism. I am very fortunate to have had Kevin represent me because he achieved a result beyond eve...

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    I don't think there is ever a way to thank Mr. Collins for everything he has done for my family. My husband hired him on a very difficult case. For any concern or question he and his staff were there to help, and always let us know he was on our side...

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    I don't think there is ever a way to thank Mr. Collins for everything he has done for my family. My husband hired him on a very difficult case. For any concern or question he and his staff were there to help, and always let us know he was on our side...

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    Kevin Collins is an absolute professional. He worked diligently and got me the best outcome possible in what was a very grim situation. He was always there when I needed him, just a phone call away. He was always straightforward and always kept me in...

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    Mr. Collins was recommended by my brother, we both had the same kind of case going on... Mr. Collins was so helpfully he walk me through all this process and give me the best advice for my case I'm truly thankful with him for the time and effort he p...

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