Nashville Prescription Drug Crime Lawyers
Representing Clients in Franklin, Brentwood, Mount Juliet & the Surrounding Areas
Prescription drugs are regulated by the government, and if they are used, manufactured, obtained, or possessed in violation of state or federal law, serious penalties may result. May McKinney offers experienced criminal defense counsel to clients facing prescription drug crime charges in Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, Mount Juliet, and throughout Tennessee. State and federal drug laws are constantly evolving, but our attorneys regularly attend continuing legal education classes and seminars to stay abreast of new developments.
Whether you became addicted to a painkiller and went "doctor shopping" to illegally obtain more pills, are a university student who took a friend's prescription to stay awake in class, or have a valid prescription and were wrongfully arrested, turn to us. Our Nashville prescription drug crime lawyers can fight the charges against you, acting as aggressive and strategic advocates in your defense.
Call (615) 265-6383 to schedule a confidential strategy session and review of your charges.
Handling All Prescription Drug Crimes in Tennessee
Such charges can involve any type of controlled substance or medication, including:
- Ambien (zolpidem)
- Demerol (meperidine)
- OxyContin (oxycodone)
- Palladone (hydromorphone)
- Valium (diazepam)
- Vicodin (hydrocodone)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
Penalties for prescription drug crimes will vary depending on the type of drug and the amount, as well as the act itself. Misdemeanor or felony charges may apply, potentially resulting in imprisonment, loss of professional licenses, heavy fines, probation, and more. Involving a skilled Nashville prescription drug crime defense attorney will give you the opportunity to avoid these penalties by potentially minimizing charges, securing an acquittal, or even dismissing the charges.
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