Drug-related charges can lead to convictions and severe consequences that may have an everlasting effect on your life. Whether it is your first or fifth arrest, you know that you are in a difficult situation that calls for an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney.
James & Hightower Attorneys At Law in Nacogdoches, Texas, is led by attorney Tim James, a former police officer and prosecutor who has detailed insight into the criminal court system and the strategies used by state and federal governments. Mr. James has practiced law for more than 50 years. As a skilled negotiator and experienced litigator, he will work on your behalf to get the drug charges reduced or dismissed.
Mr. James’s skills as a criminal defense attorney are well-recognized. He is one of only a few lawyers in the state to be board-certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He also has been recognized by his legal peers, having made the Super Lawyers list in 2012.
In his years of practicing law, Mr. James has represented clients charged with drug-related crimes including:
- Possession of drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine
- Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute
- Trafficking, which includes selling, transporting and importing illegal drugs
- Manufacturing drugs such as methamphetamine
- Smuggling drugs into the state
- Possession and distribution of prescription drugs, including opioids such as fentanyl and morphine
Sometimes, law enforcement becomes too eager to make an arrest and overstep their authority. They overlook your Fourth Amendment rights that protect you from unlawful searches and seizures. That’s when you may find the police – without a search warrant – at the front door of your home or knocking on your car window during a traffic stop. Mr. James and his team will fight to protect your rights.
An arrest on a drug charge can turn your life in disarray. You shouldn’t face this alone or fight this charge by yourself. With James & Hightower Attorneys At Law in Nacogdoches, Texas, you get an experienced criminal defense law firm that will pursue opportunities to reduce the charges or avoid a drug conviction all together. For a free initial consultation, contact our team online or call 936-560-3300. Se habla español.