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Defending Against Serious Drug Trafficking Charges

The Gulf Coast is a hotbed of drug trafficking investigations by state and federal authorities. If you have been accused of drug trafficking or committing any drug-related offense, it is important to take swift and decisive action. The best way to protect your rights and your future is to consult with an experienced criminal law attorney as soon as possible.

The Law Office of James M. Burns is a trusted source of criminal defense representation for people in Pensacola and throughout the Gulf Coast. Attorney James M. Burns has more than 20 years of experience handling complex criminal law matters in Florida and Alabama. He knows how to defend against drug trafficking charges and will do everything in his power to help you secure a successful outcome.

Avoid Harsh Penalties At All Costs

Drug trafficking penalties can range up to decades in prison and tens of thousands of dollars in fines, depending upon the alleged amount of drug involved, the type of substance and other factors. If you have been charged on the federal level, you face mandatory minimum sentences that have no room for leniency.

This is why it is so important to have a skilled and experienced defense lawyer on your side from the very beginning. The steps you take immediately after the charge is filed will play a crucial role in the outcome of your case. If possible, talk to a lawyer before you have even heard from authorities, if you feel an arrest may be forthcoming.

Attorney James M. Burns has extensive experience defending against drug charges in state and federal courts. With the recent uptick in drug trafficking arrests involving heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and other controlled substances, state and federal authorities are primed to take aggressive action against suspects. Make sure you have a strong fighter in your corner so that you are not left without a strong defense.

Get The Legal Help You Need

To arrange a free and confidential legal consultation with an experienced drug trafficking defense lawyer, contact The Law Office of James M. Burns today online or by telephone at 850-930-3018.