Arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance in Collin County?
Possession of Controlled Substance
In Texas, a controlled substance is defined as: A substance, including a drug, an adulterant, and a dilutant, listed in Schedules I-V or Penalty Group 1, 1-A, 2, 2-A, 3, or 4. The term includes aggregate weight of any mixture, solution, or other substance containing a controlled substance.
Texas Controlled Substance statutes also include
analogues. Analogues are substances with a chemical structure that is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled substance.
A Possession of Controlled Substance Attorney may be able to help you keep the charge off your record!
Punishment for Possession of Controlled Substance
In Texas, Possession of Controlled Substance punishment ranges are based on the type and amount of the substance. Substances are classified into specific penalty groups. The punishment range is then broken down based on the quantity of substance possessed.
While every situation differs, most counties offer options to avoid a criminal conviction. Your past criminal history, willingness to stop using illegal drugs, and desire to change your life are all relevant factors. In some cases, you could qualify for a diversion program that allows you to expunge the arrest from your record completely.
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