GA Drug Laws
Drug offenses make up the vast majority of felony criminal cases. If
you've been arrested for a drug offense in Georgia, you can face
jail or prison terms anywhere from one year to life. Fines can range
up to $1000 for a misdemeanor and can be $100,000 or more for a
A Conviction For Violating A
Georgia Drug Law
More Than Jail and Fines
If the loss of liberty and payment of fines weren't enough, consider
that you can also:
And don't forget about
you start losing sleep over going to jail, keep in mind that most
people we represent are first offenders and are charged with simple
possession of drugs. If you are one of these individuals, the
chances of serving actual prison time is slight.
read the section on
probation before you start reading about penalties.
The probation section covers sentencing generally as well as the
three types of probation. It also has information regarding
Explanation of Drug Schedules
Penalties for Schedule I and II Offenses
Marijuana & Counterfeit Substances
Use of a
Communication Facility to Violate Drug Laws
This is the
battleground in most drug cases. If your attorney
files the proper motions and gets
he just won your case.
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Tifton, Tift County Georgia Lawyer