Heroin Criminal Attorney

A person charged with criminal charges related to Heroin in the State of Texas will face severe penalties. To expect the best case scenario and individual that has been arrested must have a successful lawyer for representation. A quality lawyer is the main cause for freedom of the arrestee and will work hard to see to it they are treated with true justice in the court of law.


Kathy Holton’s skills in drug related cases and her background as a Texas lawyer gives her the advantage. Her specific experience in drug cases related to Heroin is the most important factor in gaining a detained individual facing arraignment their freedom. Texas has the reputation as one of the most intense states in the country for serving harsh punishments related to drugs.


When dealing with a schedule I drug like Heroin, judges will hold no mercy and deliver retribution of the hardest type to the defendant that is found guilty. Lengthy prison terms and high priced fines are just part of what and individual can expect.


Whether you’ve admitted to the drug charges or not, it is fundamental to your freedom and wellbeing your call Kathy Holton and let her begin building your case.


Heroin in the State of Texas

Heroin is oftentimes referred to as H, Junk or Smack. It is one considered to be among the most addictive substances known to man and labeled as having no medicinal value. The DEA states that due to the fact of how easily an individual can become addicted to Heroin, the drug must be eliminated with extreme prejudice.


Under the formidable Texas Court System, the penalty for distribution, manufacturing, or sales of Heroin is dependent on the amount of the drug involved in the case and the background of the defendant.


The Following Penalties May Be Served for Any Heroin Related Charges:

  • 1 gram or less is considered a state jail felony and can result up to 2 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
  • 1 gram to 3.99 grams is considered a 3rd degree felony and can result in 2-10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
  • 4-199 grams is considered a 2nd degree felony and can result in 2-20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
  • 200-399 grams is considered a 1st degree felony and result in 5-99 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
  • 400 grams or more is considered an enhanced 1st degree felony and can result in 10-99 years in prison and $100,000 in fines.


It’s easy to see how the State of Texas has no leniency against offenders with drug related charges. The determining factors that affect the cases outcome are: criminal history, the judge presiding over the case, specific details to the case, and the witnesses cooperation.


More on Information on Heroin in Texas

The State of Texas offers options for offenders known as drug courts. These options are designed to punish while rehabilitating the defendant. The intention is to help them overcome addictions and to rebuild their lives as well as reduce prison sentences and fines. These programs are only offered in specific parts of the state. Kathy Holton can help you determine if drug court is a viable option for you.


Drug courts are no laughing matter, they are intense, serious and take dedication from the defendant. Even though they are difficult, they offer individuals a chance to avoid prison and hefty fines.


If you’re facing charges or know someone who is and they are related to Heroin, it’s important to your freedom to contact Kathy Holton immediately. One quick decision and phone call can change the entire course of the case. Her representation could help you avoid a life in prison.


Why Kathy Holton?

Contact Kathy Holton at her office for a free consultation and sound legal advice on your case and any court procedures to follow by calling her at:


For a Free Initial Consultation

Call (512) 948-7508