Criminal Defense Attorney Chattanooga

Chattanooga Drug Crimes Attorney

Have you been charged with a drug offense?

A drug crime is considered a criminal act that involves an illegal controlled substance or narcotic. If you have been arrested for committing a drug crime, it is important that you contact an experienced Chattanooga criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Due to the fact that drug crimes occur so frequently in Chattanooga and Tennessee, the prosecutors and drug enforcement agencies handling these cases are committed to doing whatever it takes to reduce the amount of drug related activity currently taking place.

As soon as you have been arrested of a drug crime, the prosecution will begin conducting an extensive investigation against you. In the courtroom, the prosecution will want to make you do jail time. Without a skilled criminal defense attorney, this will leave you open to an intense persecution by the prosecutor. Protect your freedom by having an experienced Chattanooga criminal defense lawyer on your side!

Types of Drug Crimes

In Tennessee there are number of illegal drugs that are commonly used to commit a drug crime, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, Ecstasy, LSD, and crystal meth. Lawyer John McDougal has handled countless cases involving these types of drugs, and can competently defend clients charged with the following drug crimes:

  • Drug Possession

  • Possession with Intent to Sell, Manufacture, or Distribute

  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

  • Cultivation

  • Manufacturing

  • Trafficking and Distribution

  • Transportation

  • Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

Prescription or Over The Counter Drug Charges

It is also considered a drug crime to use a prescription or over-the-counter drugs for an illegal purpose. A drug crime conviction will result in serious legal ramifications, including long-term jail and prison sentences, probation, large fines, mandatory drug treatment, community service, driver's license suspension, and a mark on your permanent record. In addition, a drug crime conviction can seriously damage your reputation and destroy your relationship with your family and friends.

Contact a Drug Crime Defense Attorney in Chattanooga

If you have been charged with a drug crime, do not let it ruin your life! Attorney John McDougal is truly committed to providing you with the unrelenting legal representation you need to fight your criminal charges. With over 20 years of experience in the criminal justice system, he is very familiar with the criminal processes in Tennessee and knows effective strategies for protecting his clients' rights.

When you come to the John McDougal Law Office, we will immediately begin investigating your case, collecting compelling evidence, and looking for holes in the prosecution's case, such as if the police conducted an unlawful search and seizure. Once we enter the courtroom, we will vigorously argue your innocence and contest all evidence and testimony submitted against you.

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Drug Crime Practice Areas

Assault & Battery
Asset Seizure
Brandishing a Weapon
Drug Charges
Drug Conspiracy
Drug Crimes
Drug Dealing
Drug Manufacturing
Drug Offenses
Drug Paraphernalia Possession
Drug Possession
Drug Trafficking
Expungement of Criminal Record
Federal Felonies
Felony Drug Charges

Fraudulent Possession of Prescription Drugs
Gang Crimes
Gun Charges
Gun Crimes
Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs
Juvenile Crimes
Marijuana Growing Operation
Misdemeanor Drug Charges
Narcotic Offenses
Parole Board Representation
Parole Violations
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Controlled Substances
Possession of Crack

Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine
Possession of Drugs with Intent to Sell
Possession of Controlled Substances
Possession of Illegal Substances
Possession of Marijuana
Probation Violations
Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver
Property Crimes
Sale of a Controlled Substance
Sexual Assault
Violation of Probation
Violent Crimes
Weapons Charges