Drug Trafficking Attorney in Puerto Rico & Central Florida

Few legal accusations carry as much weight and consequence as those related to drug trafficking. The implications of these charges extend far beyond the courtroom, affecting an individual's personal and professional life, making it essential to have a seasoned legal professional by your side.

Drug trafficking legal support services are designed to provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the charges against you, to smoothly go through the legal system, and to vigorously defend your rights at every stage of the process. 

About Us

At The Oppenheimer Law Group, our mission is to protect your freedom, your family, your future, and your finances. With offices located in Orlando, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico, we are dedicated to serving clients throughout Central Florida and Puerto Rico. Our deep commitment to our clients ensures that you receive the highest level of legal defense in federal criminal matters. 

We serve clients in various regions, including but not limited to Orlando, Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, The Villages, Daytona Beach, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, San Juan, Caguas, Cayey, Guayama, Ponce, Guánica, Cabo Rojo, and Aguadilla. We understand the devastating impact a drug trafficking charge can have on your life, and we are here to provide the robust defense you deserve. 

Our Legal Services 

Navigating the complexities of drug trafficking charges requires a comprehensive approach in various sub-practice areas. Our legal support services encompass the following critical areas: 

  • Possession with intent to distribute: We provide strategic defense against accusations of intending to distribute controlled substances. Possible consequences include long-term imprisonment, hefty fines, and a permanent criminal record. 

  • Conspiracy charges: Our team is skilled in dismantling conspiracy allegations related to drug trafficking. Possible consequences include significant prison sentences, loss of professional licenses, and the stigma of a conspiracy conviction. 

  • Drug manufacturing: We defend clients accused of producing illegal substances, ensuring that their rights are protected throughout the legal process. Possible consequences include lengthy incarceration, substantial fines, and a lifetime ban from certain employment sectors. 

  • Importation and distribution: Support in cases involving the illegal importation and distribution of narcotics. Possible consequences include severe federal prison terms, substantial financial penalties, and forfeiture of assets. 

  • Asset forfeiture: Our services include the defense against the seizure of assets allegedly connected to drug trafficking activities. Possible consequences include the loss of property, bank accounts, and other valuable assets. 

  • Sentencing advocacy: We advocate for fair sentencing and explore all possible avenues for sentence reduction or alternatives. Possible consequences include negotiating reduced sentences, probation, or alternative sentencing options. 

At The Oppenheimer Law Group, we combine our extensive knowledge and experience in these sub-practice areas to create a robust defense strategy tailored specifically to your case. Our goal is to ensure that your rights are protected and to provide you with the best possible outcome. Regardless of the challenges you face, our dedicated attorneys stand ready to assist you every step of the way. 

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How We Can Help

Drug trafficking charges carry severe penalties, including lengthy prison sentences, hefty fines, and a permanent criminal record. Our team at The Oppenheimer Law Group is committed to mitigating these consequences by leveraging our extensive knowledge of federal criminal law and our local insights into the judicial systems of Florida and Puerto Rico. 

  • Thorough investigation: We scrutinize every detail of your case, from the arrest procedures to the evidence presented, to uncover any potential violations of your rights or procedural errors. 

  • Customized defense plans: We develop defense strategies tailored to the specifics of your case, whether it involves questioning the legality of the search and seizure, disputing the chain of custody of the evidence, or highlighting the lack of intent to distribute. 

  • Negotiations and plea bargains: In some cases, negotiating with prosecutors can lead to lesser charges or alternative sentencing options. We work diligently to achieve the best possible outcome for you. 

  • Trial preparation and representation: If your case goes to trial, we are prepared to vigorously defend you in court, presenting a compelling case to the judge and jury. 

In every case, our unwavering commitment is to deliver a defense that safeguards your rights and strives to secure the most favorable outcomes possible. 

What to Do if You've Been Charged with Drug Trafficking

If you find yourself facing drug trafficking charges, it is crucial to take immediate action to protect your rights and build a strong defense. Here are steps you should follow: 

  1. Contact us immediately: Reach out to The Oppenheimer Law Group as soon as possible. The sooner we can start working on your case, the better positioned we will be to craft a solid defense. 

  1. Do not speak to law enforcement without legal counsel: Anything you say can be used against you. Exercise your right to remain silent and request to speak to an attorney. 

  1. Document everything: Keep detailed notes of your interactions with law enforcement and any other relevant information that could be useful for your defense. 

  1. Gather evidence: Preserve any evidence that might support your case, such as witness contact information, photographs, or documents. 

  1. Follow legal advice: Trust the guidance of your legal team and comply with their recommendations to ensure the best possible defense strategy. 

For more information or to schedule a consultation, visit our Orlando or San Juan location pages. Let us at The Oppenheimer Law Group help you navigate this challenging time and work towards a favorable resolution. 

Drug Trafficking FAQs

What is drug trafficking? 

Drug trafficking involves the illegal production, distribution, or sale of controlled substances. It includes activities such as manufacturing prohibited drugs, cultivation of plants used to make drugs, and the transportation or sale of drugs. 

What are the penalties for drug trafficking? 

Penalties for drug trafficking can vary widely based on factors such as the type and quantity of drugs involved, prior criminal history, and jurisdiction. Common penalties include substantial prison sentences, significant fines, and long-term probation. Federal drug charges often carry harsher penalties than state-level offenses. 

Can drug trafficking charges be reduced or dismissed? 

Yes, with a skilled legal defense, it is possible to get drug trafficking charges reduced or even dismissed. This can be achieved by challenging the evidence, negotiating with prosecutors, or demonstrating violations of your rights during the arrest. 

Should I speak to law enforcement if I am charged with drug trafficking? 

It is crucial to avoid speaking to law enforcement without legal counsel. Anything you say can potentially be used against you in court. It is in your best interest to exercise your right to remain silent and contact your attorney immediately. 

How can a lawyer help me with drug trafficking charges? 

A lawyer can provide invaluable support by evaluating the details of your case, crafting a personalized defense strategy, representing you in court, and negotiating with prosecutors. Their knowledge can significantly improve your chances of achieving a favorable outcome. 

Drug Trafficking Attorney in Puerto Rico & Central Florida

Facing drug trafficking charges is a serious and daunting challenge, but you do not have to face it alone. The dedicated team at The Oppenheimer Law Group is here to provide the knowledgeable and aggressive defense you need. We are committed to protecting your rights, your future, and achieving the best possible outcome for your case. If you or a loved one is dealing with drug trafficking charges, contact us today to learn how we can assist you. With offices in Orlando, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico, we are ready to support you every step of the way.