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Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law Felony Possession

Felony Possession Attorney in Knoxville

Successfully Defending Clients for 24 years

First-time, simple drug possession is charged as a misdemeanor in our state. However, possession can escalate to a felony with the second offense for most drugs, the third offense for marijuana, or possession with the intent to manufacture, deliver, or sell. If you are facing felony possession charges, you need a Knoxville drug crime defense lawyer who is 100% on your side, will listen to what you have to say, and thoroughly understands the criminal justice process.

This is what you will find at Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law. With 24 years of experience representing clients in a wide range of criminal matters, including felony drug crimes, Attorney Kurtz offers big firm service with the personal attention you will only find at a boutique law firm. He will give you his cell phone number and email address for personal access, even past business hours. He has a long list of favorable case results, and offers a free case evaluation.

What Are the Penalties for Felony Drug Possession in Tennessee?

Penalties can vary widely with felony possession conviction, depending on the type of controlled substance, the amount in your possession, location, prior offenses, and other factors. Second offense for simple possession (or third offense for marijuana) is a Class E felony carrying penalties of 1 to 6 years in prison, a fine of up to $3,000, and possibly, a drug education program.

Penalties for possession with the intent to manufacture, deliver, or sell depend on the type of drug involved. For controlled substances in the category that is considered to be the most dangerous (Schedule I), it is a Class B felony, punishable by 8 to 30 years in prison and up to $100,000 in fines.

Contact Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law for a Free Consultation

In drug crime defense, every case is different, with a range of defense options and avenues to explore. With Attorney Robert R. Kurtz on your side, you will have a nonjudgmental advocate with the primary goal of defending your rights and obtaining the best possible outcome for you. Do not hesitate to schedule your free consultation and get a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney in Knoxville working diligently on your behalf. The firm is ready to fight for you.

Contact the firm for a dedicated advocate in felony drug crime defense.

Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • Avvo Superb Rating
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    "From consultation to "case dismissed""
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