There are both federal and state laws that cover every type of drug crime imaginable. As a resident of the state of Missouri, it’s essential to have a clear understanding of these laws to ensure that you don’t do anything that could result in a serious punishment.
Here is a list of some of the most common drug crimes in Missouri:
It goes without saying that all of these drug crimes are serious, however, some carry more severe penalties than others. For example, the penalty for simple possession is not nearly as severe as a conviction for drug manufacturing or trafficking.
If you’re charged with any type of drug crime in Missouri, it’s a must that you seriously consider the impact a conviction can have on your life, such as a lengthy prison sentence.
There are a variety of defense strategies you can use, all of which share the common goal of helping you avoid a conviction or reduce the penalties. It’s a must that you understand your legal rights and charges against you, as this knowledge will help you take the right approach in court.
For personalized legal guidance, call our office at 417-882-9300 or submit this form to schedule a meeting with an attorney.