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What Will Happen to Me if Convicted of Drug Charges?
Federal and state sentencing guidelines have many levels of punishment depending on the circumstances. Drug charges can be a misdemeanor or felony. You can be charged in many ways for circumstances involving controlled substances.
- Possession with intent to sell
- Furnishing controlled substances to another
The punishments for a conviction vary widely.
- Jail or Prison Time
- Drug treatment program
- Seizure of Assets (including houses and cars)
- Loss of Drivers License
- Registering as a Narcotics Offender
- Increased Sentencing for distributing to those under 21, near a school or causing persons under 18 to violate drug laws
What Should I Do if I Am Being Charged for a Drug Offense?
Call me immediately.
There is a large amount of alternative sentencing programs available to drug offenders. Frequently there are constitutional issues regarding search and seizure that can render evidence against you inadmissible. The criminal justice system is complex and highly technical. I have successfully reduced the charges and sentences of hundreds of clients. Many of them avoided jail and prison time entirely.
You could be facing time in prison and loss of your property.
Do not jeopardize your future. Call me and let me help you. I will navigate the legal maze for you and ensure that you do not make costly mistakes that cost you your freedom and your property.
Fill out the form or call us at (707) 541-7100 to schedule your free consultation.