Charged with Marijuana Possession in Houston?

Fort Bend County Drug Crime Lawyers

The police, the Texas Department of Public Safety, prosecutors and courts in Harris and Fort Bend Counties and throughout Houston take a tough stance against drug crimes, and if you have been charged with possession of marijuana, your future may be at stake. Even a minor amount of marijuana found in your possession can result in six months in jail. Punishments are based on the weight of the drug that is found in the defendant's possession. Whether you have been charged with simple drug possession or possession with intent to deliver, you should not hesitate to speak with the Houston criminal defense lawyer from Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC.

When you're facing serious criminal charges, you need serious representation to defend your rights. Rosario Stornello is a former grand jury prosecutor and he uses this background to build strong defense strategies on behalf of his clients. Mark Correro has a reputation as being one of the leading names in the Houston criminal defense community, and has gained recognition for his work in defending clients in drug crime cases involving khat. Hire us to fight for you and we will work to help you avoid penalties including

  • Prison time
  • Fines
  • Drug awareness programs
  • Probation
  • The stigma of having a conviction on your criminal record

Medical Marijuana Laws in Texas

Even if you are a legal user of medical marijuana from another state, you will not be able to bring it into the state of Texas. This state does not recognize any type of medical marijuana and therefore, a medical card or doctor's note is not a valid defense. If you are arrested while possessing marijuana, even with a medical card that is valid in another state, you will need to receive the strong defense that we offer. Call us at once to get started.

Schedule a Free Case Evaluation

After being arrested, you should take immediate actions to begin building a solid defense for your case. With even a minor conviction on your criminal record, your future can be greatly impacted. Future employers, landlords, and colleges often conduct background checks to ensure that you do not have criminal charges against you. Don't let a drug crime conviction ruin your career!

There is great value in hiring a criminal defense attorney who understands your case. If you choose us, we will be on your side, working tirelessly to clear your name. Our attorneys have more than 25 years of combined experience, and we are ready to fight for you. Contact our Houston defense firm now for a free case evaluation!