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Federal firearms charges and drug trafficking

by | Feb 23, 2020 | Federal Crimes

Those charged with a federal firearms offense face serious penalties, such as years behind bars. Moreover, this is especially true for those who are also charged with drug trafficking. According to the United States Department of Justice, those charged with possessing firearms during certain drug-related offenses often face up to ten years behind bars and even fifteen years in prison, in some instances. Drug trafficking charges are very serious and those which involve firearms bring even steeper consequences, which highlights how pivotal it is to address these cases cautiously. 

There are many different factors to take into consideration with respect to drug trafficking charges, especially when federal firearms charges surface as well. For starters, every single case is unique and some have certain details that change the outcome of the case (at least when they are recognized and brought up properly). Our law firm knows how detrimental these charges are for people across the state of Texas and some people find themselves in this position even though they are innocent. Furthermore, many cases involve fabricated or exaggerated allegations. 

Often, when someone finds themselves in this position, they become hopeless. Many people feel as if there is nothing they can do to defend themselves or protect their future. However, some cases have certain weaknesses and when these factors are identified, a more favorable end result is within reach for some people who are facing these allegations. Take the opportunity to read our page on firearms violations if you are facing these charges and worried about serious consequences that will jeopardize your future.