COCAINE DRUG CRIME STATUTE
Code of Ala. ' 13A-12-211. Unlawful distribution of controlled substances. (a) A person commits the crime of unlawful distribution of controlled substances if, except as otherwise authorized, he or she sells, furnishes, gives away, delivers, or distributes a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V. (b) Unlawful distribution of controlled substances is a Class B felony.
Code of Ala. ' 13A-12-212 (2006) ' 13A-12-212. Unlawful possession of a controlled substance. (a) A person commits the crime of unlawful possession of controlled substance if: (1) Except as otherwise authorized, he possesses a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V. (2) He obtains by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation or subterfuge or by the alteration of a prescription or written order or by the concealment of a material fact or by the use of a false name or giving a false address, a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V. (b) Unlawful possession of a controlled substance is a Class C felony.
LEGAL / PRACTICAL PENALTIES IF CONVICTED
Code of Ala. ' 13A-5-6 (2006) ' 13A-5-6. Prison terms; felonies.
(a) Sentences for felonies shall be for a definite term of imprisonment, which imprisonment includes hard labor, within the following limitations:
(1) For a Class A felony, for life or not more than 99 years or less than 10 years.
(2) For a Class B felony, not more than 20 years or less than 2 years.
(3) For a Class C felony, not more than 10 years or less than 1 year and 1 day.
(4) For a Class A felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class A felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15-20-21(5), not less than 20 years.
(5) For a Class B or C felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class B felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15-20-21(5), not less than 10 years.
(b) The actual time of release within the limitations established by subsection (a) of this section shall be determined under procedures established elsewhere by law.
(c) In addition to any penalties heretofore or hereafter provided by law, in all cases where an offender is designated as a sexually violent predator pursuant to Section 15-20-25.3, or where an offender is convicted of a Class A felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15-20-21(5), and is sentenced to a county jail or the Alabama Department of Corrections, the sentencing judge shall impose an additional penalty of not less than 10 years of post-release supervision to be served upon the defendant's release from incarceration.
THE COCAINE DRUG CRIME DEFENSE PROCESS IN GENERAL
Our goal for your case here at Kreps Law Firm, LLC is to minimize the effects of the drug charges you face. We will go through every detail to try and find a weakness in the prosecution’s case to get the case dismissed. If we cannot get the case dismissed, our attorneys will try to get your penalties reduced with a plea bargain or alternative to jail such as drug treatment, drug court, or probation. The last option taken if nothing else works is to take your case to trial and make the prosecutor prove your case beyond a reasonable doubt.
THE PROCESS TO HIRE THE COCAINE CHARGE ATTORNEYS AT KREPS LAW FIRM
The process to hire the attorneys at Kreps Law Firm, LLC is simple. If you have been arrested for possessing, distributing, and/or manufacturing cocaine you need to contact us to help you with your case. In the initial phone conversation, we will get information regarding you and your case. Also, the payment of fees can be done over the phone; which works out great for our out-of-state clients. Once all the facts have been received, our attorneys will go through and devise a plan that will best suit your case and ensure you get positive results. Call Kreps Law Firm, LLC at (866) 348-2889 or CLICK HERE TODAY!
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