Has law enforcement alleged that you were in possession of illegal drugs? Even misdemeanor charges for possession of illegal drugs can have lasting consequences. Before you plead guilty, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to explore all of your options and prepare your defense. Ryan C. Davis Law, PLLC is a top-rated criminal law firm in Nashville, TN, and we're committed to providing zealous representation for our clients.
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Even for first-time offenders, drug possession can have a significant effect on your future. In Tennessee, these are the possible sentences you may be facing:
Simple Possession of Illegal Drugs- Based on Quantity (Class A misdemeanor): Up to 11 months and 29 days in jail and fines up to $2,500
Possession with Intent to sell- Based on Quantity (Class E to Class A felony): The consequences vary greatly depending on the amount and type of drugs, but there is the potential of serious prison time for felony drug offenses.
If you were found with enough drugs to warrant felony charges, it's absolutely vital that you speak with a qualified criminal defense attorney right away. We can challenge the evidence presented and work to possibly eliminate your charges or reduce the possible sentence.