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Houston Prescription Drug Charge Defense Lawyer

    Houston Prescription Drug Charge Defense Lawyer

    Many people are under the false impression that prescription drug crimes are less serious than drug crimes involving illegal drugs. This is not true. The penalties for prescription drug crimes can yield the same penalties as an illegal drug crime, depending on the type and amount of drug.

    If you have been charged with selling, distributing, or trafficking prescription drugs, or obtaining prescriptions by fraud you can put criminal defense attorney Nicole DeBorde's experience and trial knowledge to work for you. Contact us online or call 713-526-6300 to schedule a free initial consultation and case evaluation.


    Prescription Drug Crimes

    • Illegal possession of Rx drugs

    • Forging a prescription

    • Pharmacy fraud/prescription fraud

    • Transporting of prescription drugs

    • Distributing prescription drugs

    • Internet marketing of prescription drugs

    • Illegally buying prescription drugs online

    • Drug delivery, manufacturing, and trafficking

    We defend people charged with possession without a prescription, or illegally transporting or distributing prescription drugs. For most charges the subsequent penalties could be severe. Trust your case to an attorney who understands the charges and knows how to fight them.

    Attorney DeBorde routinely handles drug cases involving the following prescription drugs: Xanax, Vicodin, Adderall, Codeine, Oxycontin, Oxycodone, Ritalin, and others.


    A Former Prosecutor

    Attorney Nicole DeBorde has nearly 20 years of experience as an attorney. Eight of those years were spent as a prosecuting attorney for Harris County. That experience has prepared her to defend clients charged with all types of crimes. She knows how to effectively challenge evidence and anticipate the prosecution's case. She can also assist in post-conviction matters including state and federal appeals.

    See our page on cocaine and methamphetamine offenses.


    Drug Schedules in Texas

    In Texas, both prescription and illegal drugs are classified by schedules. Schedule 1 drugs include drugs that are highly addictive, like methamphetamines and heroin, while Schedule 5 drugs include many prescription drugs such as Codeine. The charges are based on the schedule of the drug and the quantity of the drug.


    Contact Us

    Possessing a prescription drug without a prescription is a crime. No matter what prescription drug charge you are facing, Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm can help. Contact us online or call 713-526-6300 to schedule a free initial consultation and case evaluation. Se habla español.

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