COCAINE DRUG CRIME STATUTE
Code of Ala. ' 13A 12 211 (2006) Unlawful distribution of controlled substances.
(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful distribution of controlled substances if, except as otherwise authorized, he or she sells, furnishes, gives away, delivers, or distributes a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V.
(b) Unlawful distribution of controlled substances is a Class B felony.
Code of Ala. ' 13A 12 212 (2006) Unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful possession of controlled substance if:
(1) Except as otherwise authorized, he possesses a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V.
(2) He obtains by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation or subterfuge or by the alteration of a prescription or written order or by the concealment of a material fact or by the use of a false name or giving a false address, a controlled substance enumerated in Schedules I through V.
(b) Unlawful possession of a controlled substance is a Class C felony
LEGAL/PRACTICAL PENALTIES IF CONVICTED
Code of Ala. ' 13A 5 6 (2006) Prison terms; felonies.
(a) Sentences for felonies shall be for a definite term of imprisonment, which imprisonment includes hard labor, within the following limitations:
(1) For a Class A felony, for life or not more than 99 years or less than 10 years.
(2) For a Class B felony, not more than 20 years or less than 2 years.
(3) For a Class C felony, not more than 10 years or less than 1 year and 1 day.
(4) For a Class A felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class A felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15 20 21(5), not less than 20 years.
(5) For a Class B or C felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class B felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15 20 21(5), not less than 10 years.
(b) The actual time of release within the limitations established by subsection (a) of this section shall be determined under procedures established elsewhere by law.
(c) In addition to any penalties heretofore or hereafter provided by law, in all cases where an offender is designated as a sexually violent predator pursuant to Section 15 20 25.3, or where an offender is convicted of a Class A felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15 20 21(5), and is sentenced to a county jail or the Alabama Department of Corrections, the sentencing judge shall impose an additional penalty of not less than 10 years of post release supervision to be served upon the defendant's release from incarceration.
THE COCAINE DRUG CRIME DEFENSE PROCESS IN GENERAL
Unlike many lawyers who only settle drug cases, when warranted we will confidently take a case to trial by jury. Our criminal defense attorneys will present a strong argument and force the state to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. The lawyers here at Kreps Law Firm, LLC will do all in their power to provide a strong defense in order to give our clients the justification they deserve.
THE PROCESS TO HIRE THE COCAINE CHARGE ATTORNEYS AT KREPS LAW FIRM
The process for hiring our attorneys is simple. If you have been charged with a crack cocaine charge in Mountain Brook, Alabama, call our office and speak to someone about your case. Once you have taken this step we will walk you through the steps that follow. It is important that you contact us as soon as possible so that we will have plenty of time to evaluate your situation and decide which steps we need to take and what process is right for you. Once you have contacted our office, you will be provided with several important documents and letters outlining the process. You will be asked to sign an agreement which will allow us to represent you. Lastly you will be asked to fill out a questionnaire related to everything about your past, about this cocaine charge and also about your future. Call our office at (866) 348-2889 or CLICK HERE today to speak with one of our criminal defense attorneys.
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