Drug Charges

Aggressive Defense Against Drug Charges

Dallas Drug Lawyer

If you are charged with a crime involving a drug allegation, you need an experienced, successful, top Dallas Drug Lawyer on your side. Pask Law has the knowledge and experience to protect your constitutional rights and make sure that you are not convicted based on illegally seized evidence.

Neil Pask, a Former Dallas County Misdemeanor Judge, and Former Chief Felony Prosecutor in the Dallas D.A.’s office for 17 years, has handled hundreds of complex drug cases and can help with yours! Neil Pask is highly experienced in defending a wide range of drug cases. Having formerly trained many prosecutors while at the Dallas County District Attorney’s office, Neil knows the tactics and strategies prosecutors will use to try to convict you. He will determine and execute the best strategy to successfully defend you and protect your rights.

Harrison Pask is a well respected criminal defense attorney who is recognized for his work ethic, communication skills, and integrity.  Pask was chosen to oversee the all the Justice of the Peace Courts in Collin County. Pask was also put in charge of training new officers in how to effectively testify in front of a jury; and he developed strong relationships with officers in Law Enforcement Agencies all over Collin County. As the Chief of Court 6, Pask consistently ran one of the most efficient dockets and consistently received raise for his ability to supervise other attorneys.

The war on drugs is alive and well in Texas. Law enforcement searches as many vehicles and persons as they can. The aggressive behavior of the police may result in a violation of your constitutional rights. The Fourth Amendment to the United States constitution guarantees you to be secure against unreasonable search and seizures. Unfortunately, many law enforcement officials simply do not believe in the Fourth Amendment and will do everything they can to work around it.

For that reason, you need an attorney who is well versed in the law in reference to illegal searches and seizures. Pask Law can protect you.

In Texas, the punishment can be harsh for a drug conviction. The possible punishment for a drug charge is based on the type of drug and the amount seized. You can be charged for an offense with a punishment from a fine only all the way up to Life in prison.

Drug Punishment Ranges:
Class CPossession of Drug Paraphernalia0-$500 fine
Class BPossession of Marijuana (0-2 oz)0 – 180 days in jail
Class APossession of Marijuana (2-4 oz)0 -1 year in jail
State Jail FelonyPossession of Marijuana (4 oz – 5 lbs)
Possession of Penalty Group 1
Less than 1 gram (such as Cocaine, Heroin, etc.)
180 days to 2 years in state jail
3rd DegreePossession of Marijuana (5 lbs – 50 lbs)
Possession of Penalty Group 1
1-4 grams (such as Cocaine, Heroin, etc.)
2-10 years in prison
2nd DegreePossession of Marijuana (50 lbs – 2000 lbs)
Possession of Penalty Group 1
4-200 grams (such as Cocaine, Heroin, etc.)
2-20 years in prison
1st DegreePossession of Penalty Group 1 (200-400 grams)
(such as Cocaine, Heroin, etc.)
5 years – life in prison
1st Degree EnhancedPossession of Penalty Group 1 (over 400 grams)
(such as Cocaine, Heroin, etc.)
10 years – life in prison

Pask Law can guide you through the process of a drug charge. For some charges you may be eligible for a diversion program that would allow you to have your case dismissed and expunged upon successful completion of the program. In other cases, Neil may be able to get your case reduced or dismissed based on the circumstances of your arrest.

If you have been charged with any of these offenses - -or any other drug related crime -- contact PASK LAW, for a free initial consultation. Neil and Harrison will begin work immediately on your case – gathering evidence, reviewing records, talking with prosecutors to determine the best strategies for your defense. Many times they is able to get cases “no billed” in the Grand Jury prior to Indictment. Even after indictment, Pask Law will do everything he can to get your case dismissed or reduced.

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Contact Pask Law today for a free consultation. You can contact Pask Law at 214-360-9700 to schedule an appointment to talk to Neil and Harrison about your case.

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