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Orlando Drug Possession Attorney

drug possession lawyers orlandoIn the State of Florida, there exists a zero-tolerance policy regarding drugs. Because of this, prosecutors and law enforcement officers work endlessly to convict anyone who has been accused of a drug crime. This aggressive conviction process extends into possession charges, and regardless of the amount you are found in possession of, you may be facing very serious punishments.

If you or someone you care about has been charged or arrested with possession charges, then you should seek out an experienced drug crime attorney. Your case is unique, but as with any case, there are some similarities found in prior ones. A lawyer with a history in the field will be able to bring this wealth of information to the table in creating your defense. At Grozinger Law, P.A., we take a look at all evidence against you, and put together the best defense while educating you in understanding your legal processes.

Understanding the Penalties

As mentioned above, there are very strict rules regarding crimes committed involving drugs. Most drug cases have a mandatory minimum sentence; so if you are found guilty and convicted, then you will have to face a minimum amount of time in prison or pay fines. Depending on the type of narcotic in your possession, and the amount to which you are found with, you will be facing different levels of charges.

For marijuana you can expect a minimum of up to a year in jail, and should you be found in excess of twenty-five pounds you should prepare for at least three years in prison with $25,000 in fines. If you’d like more information on marijuana laws, you can visit the laws & penalties page on

Naturally, cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and any other strong drug carry a much more severe penalty. In these cases, the standard minimum sentence is five years in prison with a max being thirty. This is also taking into account that this is your first offense of this type. If you are a repeat offender, you may face much more stringent punishments.

Defense to Possession Charges

Being arrested does not guarantee a conviction, and having the right attorney at your side can potentially turn a terrible situation into one that is much better for you. There are a few defenses to these charges, but it’s important to know the particulars that can mean the difference between guilt and innocence.

You are protected under the Constitution from illegal searches and seizures, so if the arresting officer charged you without proper course being taken, then you potentially can be found innocent. However, if the drugs in question were in plain sight, not requiring a warrant, then your chances are slimmer.

It’s also possible that the prosecution will be unable to produce the substance that was found in your possession. Regardless of why this may be, not having evidence against you is a huge benefit in our defensive efforts. It’s because of this that you should always fight charges against you, because the circumstances may prove beneficial to you.

At Grozinger Law, P.A. we strive to protect our clients from any and all charges against them. If you or a loved one is accused of possession, then you should call our offices to find out how we can best help you. You don’t have to do it alone; we’re here with you every step of the way.

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Client Reviews

Cory Stiles
Cory Stiles
21:21 12 Apr 19
Facing charges can be an extremely stressful time in a person's life, and if you are like me, the stress can feel like the weight of the world on your shoulders. From the the first time I spoke to Patrick, he displayed an extreme amount of reassuring confidence and professionalism when it came to my case. When meeting with Patrick, he thoroughly outlined everything he was going to do for my case from start to finish while constantly reassuring me that he didn't think it would go that far. He filed very comprehensive and thorough paperwork the same day I hired him and within a few weeks was able to get my charges dropped before they were even filed. If you want to sleep at night knowing you have someone working for your best interest throughout your case, do yourself a favor and hire Patrick Grozinger.
Willie Castro
Willie Castro
04:43 01 Nov 18
Mr. Grozinger did an awesome job. He was very informative right from the beginning. I saw all his reviews and they don’t lie. He got my charges dropped. I’d highly recommend Mr. Grozinger. Great Attorney with great results.
17:25 09 Apr 18
Amazing attorney and straight to the point. Knew exactly the steps to take and how we were going to get the best result on my case, highly recommend giving him a call
02:06 07 Apr 18
Thanks to my wife's online search and other's reviews, I had the pleasure of Patrick representing me in my criminal case. The results of the case were exceptional and everything was handled in professional and timely manner.
Drake Taphorn
Drake Taphorn
20:49 30 Mar 18
Patrick was extremely helpful in getting my case resolved in a manner that was most beneficial to me. He took time to understand my case and made me feel like he had my best interests at heart.
Jeremy E
Jeremy E
22:46 03 Mar 18
Very Good lawyer. He was confident in his ability to get my charges dropped and he did just that. He did a good job.
warren thomas
warren thomas
19:59 24 Jan 18
I had used Mr Grozinger for my case. He was able to bring my case to a good ending. I found him prompt with returning calls and emails and kept me informed of the changes as they developed. He even followed up during, and even after my case was over to see how I was doing.
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