Drug Charges Defined

Tennessee Code Annotated § 39-17-417 defines criminal drug offenses and penalties.

It is an offense for a defendant to knowingly:

  • Manufacture a controlled substance;
  • Deliver a controlled substance;
  • Sell a controlled substance; or
  • Possess a controlled substance with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell the controlled substance
If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug offense in East Tennessee, the Cave Law Firm can help. The criminal defense attorneys at the Cave Law Firm can help prepare your defense to drug charges if you have been arrested and charged in Johnson City, Greeneville, Kingsport, Morristown, Jonesborough, or any of the surrounding Tri-Cities area.

We can defend against the various drug offenses in Tennessee, including drug possession, drug trafficking, drug manufacturing, selling drugs, or illegally acquiring prescription drugs. We are familiar with the charges and consequences involving various drugs, including OxyContin, marijuana, Xanax, methamphetamine, crack cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, K2 synthetic marijuana, Adderall, and black tar heroin.

If you want to adequately and thoroughly defend yourself against drug charges, you need experienced attorneys on your side. The Cave Law Firm can help you understand the serious consequences to drug crimes in Tennessee and the complex issues that can affect the outcome of your case. You want attorneys on your side that understand the state and federal drug laws in Tennessee. Don’t hesitate. Start building your defense today. Our experienced criminal trial attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case and ensure that your side of the story is told.

The Cave Law Firm has a proven record of success in Tennessee federal and state criminal courts and will help to protect your rights.

Know and Protect Your Rights

There are factors to consider when one is charged with a drug offense, many of which are out of your control once you are charged. One factor you can control is choosing an experienced attorney to help protect your rights. Your success relies heavily on your defense team to fight drug charges and help you limit the permanent negative consequences such charges can have on your life.

At the Cave Law Firm, we have worked hard to gain a reputation as being hard-working professionals in the legal community. We uphold the highest standards in legal criminal defense and work tirelessly to protect the rights of those who entrust our attorneys with their criminal defenses, which often have life-altering consequences. Evidence against you can be misinterpreted, you may be the victim of false identification, or you may be charged with intent to distribute when you had no such intent. Our attorneys will investigate your case and defend against shaky evidence that could seriously affect the outcome of your case and sentence.

In Tennessee, drug prosecutions are common as the government continues to fight its war on drugs. In fact, drug arrests are on the rise and account for over one-third of all arrests. If you or someone you love has been charged with a drug crime, contact the Cave Law Firm today by calling (855) CAVE-LAW ((855) 228-3529) for a free consultation.

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You will find us to be zealous in pursuit of positive results and dedicated to giving clients the personal attention they deserve. If you are looking for the best Greeneville or Kingsport attorneys, look no further than the Cave Law Firm. Based in Greeneville and Kingsport, The Cave Law Firm, PLLC, represents clients throughout the Tri-Cities and Eastern Tennessee.

To learn how our Eastern Tennessee personal injury attorneys can help you with your legal problems, contact The Cave Law Firm at (855) 228-3529 to schedule your FREE CONSULTATION or fill out the contact form using the button below.