Defense Lawyer Confronting Drug Charges
Individuals caught by state or federal authority in an effort to end illegal drug use in Florida could be unjustly imprisoned if they do not retain a qualified defense attorney. Tama Beth Kudman has defended clients against drug charges since 1996. She draws on her considerable legal skills to fight for her clients’ rights and freedom.
Florida Drug Charges Are Serious
Drug laws are changing in the U.S., but substances like marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines remain illegal in Florida and under federal law. So are medications like fentanyl and other opioids if possessed or sold without a proper prescription, or prescribed in a manner deemed inappropriate by law enforecement . Tama Beth Kudman has represented many doctors, healthcare professionals and individuals against drug charges that include:
- Drug possession
- Drug trafficking
- Drug cultivation or manufacturing
- Conspiracy and attempted crimes
Penalties for these crimes can range from fines and probation to a lengthy term in prison. State and Federal drug laws carry mandatory minimum sentences that do not take into account an individual’s circumstances like addiction. A criminal record can follow a person for years and impact their careers and their personal lives, especially if they are prominent businesspeople, medical professionals or entertainers.
Fortunately, Ms. Kudman knows how to identify holes in the prosecutor’s case – as well as evidence that investigators violated her client’s civil rights. Ms. Kudman has earned a reputation for creative and dedicated service to her clients.