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Birmingham Drug Trafficking Lawyers

Drug Trafficking Defense in Birmingham

Drug Trafficking refers to drug crimes that involve a more significant quantity of controlled substances. As a Class A felony, this crime is punished more severely than the Class C felony of "possession" or Class B felony of "distribution." Depending on the amount of drugs involved in the crime, drug trafficking can result in penalties as harsh as a life sentence in prison or a fine of $500,000.

Do not face drug trafficking offenses without a skilled and aggressive attorney on your side. At Tidwell Law Group, LLC, we know what it takes to fight your drug charges.

Case Result Example:

Trafficking Marijuana: Client charged with trafficking 400 pounds of marijuana. Original charge had mandatory prison sentence.
Result: Reduced Charge, No Prison

What is Drug Trafficking?

Alabama law describes who may be charged with drug trafficking as follows:

“Any person who knowingly sells, manufactures, delivers, or brings into this state, or who is knowingly in actual or constructive possession of…”

The law also indicates the quantities and weights required to constitute a drug trafficking charge:

  • Cannabis: More than 2.2 pounds
  • Cocaine: 28 grams or more
  • Morphine, opium, heroin: 4 grams or more
  • Lysergic acid diethylamide: 4 grams or more
  • Methamphetamine : 28 grams or more

Drug Trafficking Penalties

Most of these offenses carry a penalty of $50,000 and minimum prison term of 3 years, with the exception of cannabis trafficking, which is punishable by $25,000 and a minimum prison term of 3 years.

The fines and prison sentences increase with the amount of drugs involved. The harshest imprisonment penalty is for trafficking 56 grams or more of lysergic acid diethylamide, which is punishable by life in prison without parole.

Protect Your Future with Our Legal Expertise!

If you’ve been charged with drug trafficking, you should seek legal assistance immediately. Our Birmingham drug trafficking attorneys are aggressive and tough, and will not back down when it comes to fighting for your rights in court.

Call today at (205) 800-8596 or submit our online contact form to request a free case evaluation. We can discuss the details of your case and begin preparing a defense strategy on our behalf.

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