Federal Drug Conspiracy Defense
Facing federal criminal charges for a drug conspiracy is serious. This conviction type could result in many years in federal prison. If you or a loved one have been arrested by federal authorities due to some type of involvement in an illegal drug scheme, you need the help of a professional defense attorney in Houston, TX. Attorney Mervyn M. Mosbacker Jr. understands how to craft strong defenses for every client to minimize or eliminate penalties that they may face.
Federal authorities take drug crimes seriously and investigate large-scale operations. This means that federal drug conspiracy charges will lead to increased have more penalties than defendants facing the same crimes. state charges may endure. If you or a loved one have been arrested, you are probably under some sort of investigation for some period of time. These federal agencies will want to gather a lot of evidence in order to prepare for trial. Our defense attorney understands how federal drug cases work and can navigate them for his legal clients.
What is a drug conspiracy?
According to federal law, a conspiracy involves an agreement of two or more people who violate the federal law together. A felony conspiracy charge can apply to any crime and even if the people involved never completed the offense. This charge can lead to five years in prison. The conspiracy to commit drug-related offenses can be much harsher. In order to convict someone of a federal drug conspiracy, a federal prosecutor must prove that two or more people violated the law and each participant was aware of the situation and joined voluntarily.
How we defend against drug conspiracy charges in Houston, TX
Our experienced attorney can defend against these allegations in many ways. There are many defenses that may apply to your case including:
- Lack of knowledge: If you didn’t know about the agreement to commit this drug offense, you can not be held accountable. the authorities cannot consider you a co-conspirator.
- Duress: A defense can be if someone threatened you to coerce you to participate, you cannot be charged.
- Entrapment: If an undercover officer induces you to agree to a conspiracy,this can be used as defense as well. you cannot be charged either.
Our defense attorney is experienced and has extensive experience where he can protect your rights thoroughly. He can take your case as needed too.
Call Our Federal Criminal Defense Attorney to Discuss Your Case Today
At The Law Office Of Mervyn M. Mosbacker, Jr., we understand how the federal criminal justice system works. We know how serious federal drug conspiracy charges are and can represent you when you need expert legal representation. We have a strong background in crafting defenses that help our clients to get reduced or no penalties at all. To learn more about our legal services and to schedule for a free initial consultation, call 203-806-9336 today.