Local criminal defense lawyer Houston. In Texas the penalties for possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia can vary from class “c” misdemeanors to enhanced first degree felonies. The punishment will depend on the substance, the amount of the substance, and the accused’s criminal history.
Drug cases can be more complex than they seem. Virtually every drug case involves constitutional law and search and seizure law, and effective representation requires that an attorney be well-versed in these areas.
Houston criminal defense attorney Jose Ceja spent over three years as a felony drug prosecutor handling hundreds of drug possession and drug trafficking cases ( Possession of Controlled Substance). Working closely with agencies such as the DEA, Mr. Ceja learned first-hand how drug investigations are conducted and became highly knowledgeable on all legal aspects involved in drug cases. He has first-chaired over 30 jury trials involving drug cases with substances including marijuana, methamphetamine, heroine, cocaine, ecstasy and prescription drugs.
Through his training and trial experience, Mr. Ceja is uniquely qualified to defend all types of drug cases in Texas. Mr. Ceja makes it his mission to challenge all aspects of the State’s case and to ensure that his client’s receive the best possible outcome.
If you or someone you love has been charged with a drug offense, contact Jose Ceja for a free consultation.