Tennessee Criminal Defense
Drug Possession You Deserve Trial-Tested and Award-Winning Advocacy 



An arrest for drug possession can be incredibly troubling to deal with. If convicted, a person could face time in prison and stiff fines, along with a damaged reputation and lessened opportunities for employment. The state of Tennessee takes drug crimes extremely seriously, offering very little leniency even for first-time offenders. If you are facing drug possession charges, Joshua T. Crain Attorney at Law can defend your rights in a court of law and help improve your chances of securing a desirable outcome for your situation.

Mr. Crain is a skilled Murfreesboro criminal defense lawyer who understands the seriousness of your circumstances, and is prepared to stand by your side every step of the way. Having earned a perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating for his excellence, he is equipped with the skills and extensive knowledge you need to help you get through this difficult time. Mr. Crain truly believes that you are innocent until proven guilty, and he is ready to fight tooth and nail to protect your rights.

Facing charges? Contact Mr. Crain online to retain the defense you need!


If you have been arrested for drug possession, you could be facing serious penalties if convicted. While other states have confusing drug possession laws with penalties varying depending on the type and amount of a drug found in a person’s possession, Tennessee has much simpler legislation in place. This means that you can face the same charges and penalties for possession of any type of illicit drug, including marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription drugs without a prescription.

Consequences for a first offense can include:

  • A Class A misdemeanor charge
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Fines up to $2,500

Subsequent offenses can be much more serious. A second marijuana possession charge will still be a misdemeanor, though a third marijuana offense or a second possession charge for any substance other than marijuana can bring a Class E felony charge, up to six years in prison and up to $3,000 in fines. Since these penalties can be so severe, it is imperative that you consult an attorney as soon as possible if you should ever face drug possession charges. Mr. Crain can examine your situation and determine the most strategically advantageous legal approach to your situation.


While a public defender can be an affordable option, they typically carry a massive caseload and will not have a personal investment in the outcome of your case. Murfreesboro criminal defense attorney Joshua T. Crain, can provide the personalized attention and custom-tailored defense you need. Mr. Crain can use his invaluable insight as a former prosecutor to anticipate the opposition’s strategy, giving you the advantage in the courtroom. Your future is far too important – make sure it is in good hands!

The time to act is now – call (615) 200-9409 today!

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WHy Choose Joshua T. Crain?

  • Cutting – Edge Advocacy

    As a private attorney, Joshua has approached his cases with the same energy and drive that made him a successful prosecutor. His Tough defenses and aggressive approach have earned him a reputation in the community.

  • Not Your Average Attorney

    Joshua T. Crain is down to earth attorney that relates to the struggle of his clients. He understands what it is like to invest in something and views his clients as a person that he really wants to help.

  • Over a Decade of Trial Experience

    With over a decade of trial experience, Joshua T. Crain has the knowledge to know when to be aggressive and when to back off. This knowledge has resulted in several favorable outcomes.

  • Does Not Pass Judgement

    Joshua T. Crain does not pass judgments on his clients. He knows that one mistake does not define a person. He sees his clients for who they are and not the mistake that they made. 

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