There are numerous statues in the Code of Alabama (1975) that cover Drug Crimes; however, most all of the statutes fall under four main headings or classifications of drug crimes. We regularly do speaking engagements and represent clients on all of these charges. There are many facets to drug cases and if you make the State prove their case according to the law, there are times the State of Alabama has not secured evidence properly or secured a search warrant from a Judge properly.
There are also a lot of technical aspects of drug cases that can be raised before you should ever consider entering into a plea on a drug case. For some drug offenses, there are diversionary programs and specialty courts that we can inform you of if your case is one that is eligible. Some cases are not eligible for diversionary programs simply because of the name of the charge or the class of the charge. The following are the main four categories of drug cases and their definitions: