Drug Crimes Protecting Your Rights. Defending Your Future.

Madison Drug Crime Attorney

Let Our Firm Protect Your Rights & Future

Getting arrested for a drug crime in Mississippi is an emotionally overwhelming situation, especially if it is your first time facing criminal charges.

A conviction can lead to a jail or prison time, fines, and a criminal record that can make certain things extremely difficult, such as:

  • Getting a job
  • Finding a place to live
  • Or living a normal life

That is why you must hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you avoid serious criminal penalties and get your life back on the right path. If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug crime, our Madison drug crime defense lawyers at The Coon Law Firm, PLLC, are dedicated to helping our clients obtain the most favorable result in their cases.

Our legal team has successfully tried numerous misdemeanor and felony jury trials, which means we understand what it takes to either get your entire case dismissed, obtain a not-guilty verdict, or reduce your charges/penalties to help you avoid spending time behind bars.

Do not hesitate to contact us today at (601) 299-4464 for a consultation with our experienced Madison drug crime lawyer.

What Are Mississippi’s Drug Schedules?

Controlled substances in Mississippi are divided into five “schedules.” Schedule I narcotics are considered the most dangerous because they have a high probability of addiction and don’t have any medical value. On the other hand, Schedule V drugs have the least probability of abuse and have significant medical value.

Examples of Schedule I drugs include:

  • Heroin
  • LSD
  • Ecstasy
  • And marijuana

Examples of Schedule II narcotics include:

  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamine
  • Fentanyl
  • And Vicodin

Examples of Schedule III drugs include:

  • Ketamine
  • Tylenol with codeine
  • And anabolic steroids
  • Examples of Schedule IV narcotics include:
  • Valium
  • Xanax
  • And Ambien

Examples of Schedule V drugs include:

  • Cough medicine with codeine

Types of Drug Crimes in Mississippi

Our firm handles the following types of drug crimes:

  • Simple possession of controlled substance- Possessing a small amount of drugs for personal use.

  • Possession with intent to distribute - Possessing a large amount of drugs for sale or distribution. Other signs the police look for include a weighing scale, small baggies, and a significant amount of cash.

  • Drug dealing - Selling or distributing a relatively small amount of drugs.

  • Trafficking - Selling, transporting, or important a large amount of drugs.

  • Manufacturing - Producing or cultivating an illegal substance.

What Are the Penalties for Drug Crimes?

If you are convicted of a drug you could be facing jail or prison sentences, large fines, probation and more. The severity of your penalties largely depends on the type of drug and how much of it you possessed at the time of arrest.

While possessing a small amount of a certain narcotic is often charged as a misdemeanor, possession with intent to distribute, drug dealing, trafficking, and manufacturing can lead to felony drug charges. Due to the severity of such charges, it is in your best interest to hire our Madison drug crime defense attorneys to protect your rights and future.

Ready to Fight for You Today

At The Coon Law Firm, PLLC, we can investigate your arrest, collect evidence, and determine if law enforcement officials violated your rights or if the prosecution’s case against you has any weaknesses. In addition, Mississippi courts understand that not all drug users are criminals, but rather individuals who need help overcoming addiction.

That is why there are pre-trial diversion programs available to possibly give you the help necessary to break the habit, restore your life, and even get your charges dismissed. Let us help you get through this trying time and ensure your future is bright.

For more information about our legal services, call (601) 299-4464 or contact our Madison drug crime defense attorney online today.

Hear It From Our Clients 

Real Stories From Real People
  • “Thanks 100% from my heart.”

    - D. Case
  • “He was able to get my son through with no jail time and was even able to get the fines reduced.”

    - Jonathon
  • “Attorney Coon was very successful in his task, great communication skills, great staff, we thank the Lord for attorney Coon.”

    - Lonnie

The Coon Law Firm PLLC Difference 

  • Integrity

    We are honest, fair and provide excellent representation.

  • Affordable

    We offer confidential consultations and fair rates no matter the charge.

  • Trial Experience

    We have successfully tried numerous misdemeanor and felony jury trials.

  • Guidance

    We walk you through the legal process and our strategy to get you the best results.

  • Diverse

    Our firm is licensed to practice law in Mississippi & Louisiana.

  • Client Focused

    When you hire us, you can expect transparent communication and personal attention to your case.

Contact Us Today at 234-567-8999

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