Guidance Through Texas Drug Law

The state of Texas is known for its strict drug laws. This isn't just limited to manufacture, distribution or delivery. Possession or paraphernalia charges can include hefty fines, driver's license suspension and jail time, depending on the circumstances. They will also go on your record, which can have negative effects down the line on matters, including job opportunities, student loan applications and more.

Experienced Defense Customized To Your Situation

Certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Bruce Ashworth, Attorney at Law, uses his experience and knowledge to guide you through the system. He works directly with his clients to make sure you know what you're facing and to determine the next steps you should take.

He has more than 30 years of experience and is licensed in both state and federal courts.

His drug possession defense experience includes:

  • Marijuana possession
  • Illegal possession of prescription drugs
  • Methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin charges
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • All other drug offenses

What Is A Paraphernalia Charge?

In addition to possession of drugs, you can be charged with possession of paraphernalia. This may be a standalone offense or be included with other violations. Paraphernalia is any device intended for use of or sale of a controlled substance. It can include pipes, rolling papers and syringes or more day-to-day items that can also be used in the drug trade such as plastic bags, measuring scales or spice grinders.

Clear Communication So You Know What You've Signed Up For

You may feel as though you've been caught red-handed when facing a possession charge. Mr. Ashworth's law firm will work with you to investigate your arrest to ensure that your rights are protected. Mr. Ashworth has more than 30 years of defending clients in North Texas. He has a deep knowledge of local courts and he knows the many options available to you that may provide alternative punishments that keep your record clean or reduce penalties.

Mr. Ashworth works closely with his clients to find a solution that works for you. He communicates clearly and directly, making sure that you understand your options.

Schedule An Appointment Today

For a free consultation, call the office of Bruce Ashworth, Attorney at Law, in Arlington at 817-789-4717. The firm can also be reached via email.