What is the Difference Between Drug Trafficking & Dealing?

What is the Difference Between Drug Trafficking & Dealing? It is not uncommon for individuals to confuse or interchange the terms “drug dealing/distribution” and “drug trafficking. However, they are not the same charges and it is important to know the difference as they can carry significantly different penalties. Drug trafficking is the illegal possession, manufacture, distribution, or transportation of a controlled substance. Drug dealing or … Read More

What is a Drug Trafficking Charge?

What is a Drug Trafficking Charge? In the most general sense, drug trafficking refers to the illegal possession of large quantities of a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, use, or possession is regulated by the state or federal government. You could receive the charge of drug trafficking for selling, manufacturing, transporting, or even possessing a controlled substance. Similar … Read More

What is Possession of a Controlled Substance?

What is Possession of a Controlled Substance? The federal government considers certain types of drugs and materials controlled substances. These are any items that the federal government has chosen to regulate the possession or use of. Possessing a controlled substance isn’t necessarily a crime. Many drugs that are listed as controlled substances can be legally obtained, possessed, and used if properly prescribed by a medical … Read More

What is the Jail Time for Selling Drugs in Florida?

What is the Jail Time for Selling Drugs in Florida? State law in Florida prohibits the sell, manufacturing, or distribution of a controlled substance. You can also be charged with the possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell. In a previous article we discuss the possible charges for possession of controlled substances. Here, we will discuss the possible charges for selling, manufacturing, … Read More

How Many Years do You Get for Drug Possession in Florida?

How Many Years do You Get for Drug Possession in Florida? Penalties for drug possession can vary depending on the type of drug, whether there is intent to sell, or whether you have any priors. Drug possession is considered an offense by someone who did not manufacture, distribute, or sell the controlled substance. This distinction is important as a charge of “drug possession with the … Read More

Pasco County – Prescription Pill Dеfеnѕе Attorney

Flоrіdа & Pasco Prescription Pill Dеfеnѕе Attorney At Frank P. Bianco, P.A., we handling all types of drug charges and have been defending the rights of people in Pasco County for over 20+ years. Whether you are in Hudson, New Port Richey, Spring Hill, Bayonet Point, Largo or anywhere else close by, we can help. New Port Richey police are сrасkіng dоwn оn prescription fraud. … Read More

Civil Asset Forfeiture

What To Do During Civil Asset Forfeiture | Pasco County You don’t have to be arrested or even convicted for your property to be seized by police. There only needs to be suspicion that your car or home is being used in an illegal manner, such as for drug trafficking or grow/lab purposes, for them to take it away from you. Having Your Belongings Seized … Read More

Possession of Fraudulent Prescriptions

Possession Of Prescription Drugs – New Port Richey, FL One of the areas of concern to our firm in the criminal law is the possession of fraudulent prescriptions for pills. Just the simple possession of the prescription can result in a felony criminal drug charge. By presenting said script to a pharmacy the receipt of the drugs can result in a separate felony charge and, … Read More

Understanding Domestic Violence

Florida Domestic Violence | Understanding The Law Domestic violence applies to a spouse, someone you currently or used to cohabitate with, or anyone with whom you’re in a relationship. It is not limited to obvious physical brutality. Understanding The Domestic Violence Law It can also mean… Endangerment Criminal Coercion Kidnapping Unlawful Imprisonment Trespassing Harassment Stalking Did you know that ANY unwelcome physical contact is considered … Read More

What To Do If You Have A Felony Charge

What To Do If You Have Been Charged With A Felony | Pasco County If you are arrested for a Felony within the State of Florida there are a number of vital and essential steps to initially and immediately take to preserve and prepare the defense of your case: Recognize that time is of the essence – the State Attorney, through the Police, is building … Read More

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