Ocala Drug Offenses Attorney

The penalties imposed by the court’s for drug crimes in Ocala/Marion County can be quite severe. Carrie Proctor uses her vast knowledge gained by working as the chief drug prosecutor for Marion County and proven track record over the last 17 years as an aggressive Ocala criminal defense attorney to try and prevent these penalties from being imposed. If you or someone you know has been charged with a drug crime in Ocala or a surrounding area, you need an aggressive, experienced criminal drug defense attorney on your side.

 Ms. Proctor has dealt with all types of drug crimes including but not limited to:

 -drug possession

-drug manufacturing, sale and distribution

-paraphernalia charges

-prescription drug charges

 

 The penalties for a drug-related offense will depend on the substance, the quantity, and if the prosecution can prove there was intent to distribute. As an experienced Ocala defense attorney, Ms. Proctor will personally review your drug case, analyze it  and come up with the best defense for you.  Defenses for Florida possession laws include lack of knowledge that the material was a controlled substance, a valid prescription from a medical professional, entrapment arranged by the police, fourth amendment violation (unlawful search and seizure), or use of cannabis in accordance with Florida’s medical marijuana law.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DRUG CRIMES

What are the possible ways my case may be resolved?

What are the possible ways my case may be resolved?

Typically, criminal cases are resolved in one of the following ways; The State Drops the Charges Being proactive and hiring an experienced defense attorney quickly may led to the State dropping your case.  For example, the fact that the police make an arrest does not...

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What happens if the police didn’t read me my rights?

What happens if the police didn’t read me my rights?

On television you typically hear the police advise a person being arrested of their rights (known as Miranda rights) as they are being handcuffed. This is not how it happens in real life. In fact, the police are not required to advise an arrested person of these...

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When are the police allowed to search me?

When are the police allowed to search me?

Typically, the police can only search you or your property if you give consent, there is a search warrant or the search is incident to a lawful arrest. Please note that there are other limited circumstances in which a search may be lawful and that it is important to...

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What is an arraignment?

What is an arraignment?

An arraignment is the procedure where the state attorney announces the formal charges in your case and you enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. At a misdemeanor arraignment, the State may offer you a plea deal and the court will allow you to enter a plea of guilty or...

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What is the difference between a felony and misdemeanor?

What is the difference between a felony and misdemeanor?

In Florida, crimes are ranked in terms of severity and the maximum penalties that may be imposed if an accused is convicted of that particular crime. Misdemeanors are less serious charges and are handled in county court. They are generally punishable by up to one(1)...

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352-629-7222

Proctor Legal, Inc.
522 SW 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471

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