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Tennessee Drug-Free School Zone Act Violations

Contact Our Proven Nashville Drug Crime Attorneys

At May McKinney, we are experienced in defending clients charged under Tennessee's Drug-Free School Zone Act. This act enhances the penalties for felony drug crimes committed within 1,000 feet of a school, daycare facility, or park.

For example, if you were arrested for possession of a half-ounce of marijuana, you could expect to pay a fine and serve a year of probation. If you were convicted of the very same offense in a drug-free school zone, however, you might serve two years in jail without an option of parole.

If you are facing charges of this kind, call our Nashville drug crime attorneys at (615) 265-6383. We can analyze your case and determine how to best defend your interests.

School Zone Drug Offenses Are Aggressively Prosecuted

District attorneys are extremely aggressive in using the Drug-Free School Zone Act to prosecute anyone allegedly selling, possessing, or transporting drugs near a school. If you were arrested while driving, they will plot the route you traveled on a map. If you happened to drive through a drug-free school zone, they will seek enhanced charges. In some instances, they will follow your vehicle and wait until you have driven through such a zone before pulling you over to make the arrest.

Our attorneys take on cases in Nashville and across Brentwood, Mount Juliet, Franklin, and the surrounding areas involving:

Counteracting Drug-Free School Zone Charges in Nashville, TN

Police and prosecutors will interpret the law in a way that is most disadvantageous to the accused. An experienced Nashville drug crime defense lawyer will help balance the scales of justice.

To discuss your drug-free school zone case, contact us online or at (615) 265-6383.

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