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Are You or a Loved One Facing a Drug Charge?

If you or a loved one are facing drug charges, ranging from possession to drug trafficking, it’s essential to secure the best legal representation. With over 45 years of combined experience, our team at Washo & Spivey specializes in defending against a variety of drug-related offenses, including those involving cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines.

We understand the complexities of drug laws and the severe implications of drug charges on your life. Our approach is aggressive and comprehensive, tackling each case with a deep understanding of the nuances of drug possession as opposed to abuse. We are committed to protecting your rights and achieving the best possible outcome, whether your case involves minor drug paraphernalia or serious accusations like Possession with Intent to Sell and Drug Trafficking.

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Drug trafficking is a serious charge that requires a serious defense. Our The Villages criminal defense attorneys at Washo & Spivey Law will put forward a strong defense to get you a favorable outcome when you are facing serious criminal charges. If you have been arrested and charged with drug trafficking in Florida, call Washo & Spivey Law for practical advice and zealous defense from skilled and knowledgeable attorneys.

Our defense strategies are tailored to each unique case, whether it involves misdemeanor possession or felony drug trafficking. We offer ongoing legal support and personalized representation, understanding the urgency and confidentiality required in drug cases. Our skilled attorneys offer strong legal defense against drug charges to protect you from harsh penalties.

Common Types of Drug Charges in Florida

Drug Charges in Florida vary based on the type of drug and the weight of the drug. The attorneys at Washo & Spivey Law have years of experience defending drug crimes in Central Florida. Understanding these types of charges is crucial for a strong and effective legal defense.

Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a serious crime that can be charged as a third-degree, second-degree, or first-degree felony in Florida. A conviction for trafficking in a controlled substance can result in a minimum of 15 years behind bars with fines as high as $250,000.

If you have been charged with this serious felony, you need to make sure you get advice and representation from a team of highly qualified legal professionals dedicated to your defense. The Florida drug trafficking attorneys at Washo & Spivey Law will take a careful look at the facts in your case and advise you on your best options for a favorable outcome.

Sale of Drugs

According to Florida Statute 893.13(1)(a), it is illegal for “a person may not sell, manufacture, or deliver, or possess with intent to sell, manufacture, or deliver, a controlled substance,” such as cannabis, cocaine, or heroin. The repercussions of Possession of Drugs With Intent to Sell vary in severity based on the drug type, quantity, and transaction location.

Possession of Drugs With Intent to Sell

Drug offenses range from misdemeanors to felonies based on factors such as drug type, quantity, and intent. Misdemeanor Possession of Cannabis can be punished by up to 1 year in jail and a $1,000 fine. Felony drug possession has consequences such as prison time and higher fines. The classification of the offense depends on the type and weight of the drugs.

Maintaining a Residence or Vehicle for the Sale or Manufacturer of Drugs

A person who is in actual or constructive possession of a place, structure, trailer, or conveyance with the knowledge that the place, structure, trailer, or conveyance is being used to manufacture a controlled substance intended for sale or distribution to another and who knew or should have known that a minor is present or resides in the place, structure, trailer, or conveyance commits a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.


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Strong Legal Defense for Drug Crimes

If you’ve been arrested and charged with drug trafficking or drug possession in Florida, don’t despair, don’t give up, don’t plead guilty, and don’t speak to the police. Instead, call Washo & Spivey Law first. Once you are armed with information about your case and have a strong defense attorney by your side, then you can make the right decisions that are in your best interests.

Whether you’re dealing with minor offenses involving drug paraphernalia or serious felony charges, we’re here to help you navigate the legal challenges and aim for the best possible outcome. Contact us to schedule a consultation with a dedicated Tavares drug crime attorney, Bushnell drug crime attorney, or The Village drug crime attorney. Our office is conveniently located next to the Lake and Sumter County Courthouses and Jails.

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