Understanding Drug Laws

fter a person has been charged with a drug-related offense, such as marijuana possession, the smartest thing to do is consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. An attorney will guarantee that their rights are protected. A knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can evaluate the case and advise on the best course of action. In many cases, the charges can be reduced or even dismissed.

At Tully Rinckey, we have defended numerous drug charge cases. The best defense is an experienced legal team, and we have the experience that counts. Our team consists of former United States Prosecutors, former County Court Judges, and former Assistant District Attorneys/Bureau Chief.

Possession

Drug possession involves handling or harboring any type of illegal substance. It can also include any drug paraphernalia or chemicals or apparatus to be used to manufacture or cultivate illegal drugs. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling drug possession charges.

Drug offenses carry the potential for severe punishment. Prosecutors have the power of the state behind them and often press hard to obtain convictions in such cases.

Drug possession laws are extremely complex, and require the assistance of an experienced attorney, who can see that your rights are protected through every phase in the process. Don’t risk your rights or freedom by facing a prosecutor alone. Penalties for a drug possession conviction may include:

  • Prison sentence
  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Forced registration as a narcotics offender
  • Suspension or loss of driver’s license
  • Mandatory drug testing

Distribution, Transportation, Trafficking

The known distribution or transportation of an illegal drug is a serious crime. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling trafficking charges.

Prosecutors are relentless when dealing with these charges. Even when dealing with small amounts of a substance, the penalty for a conviction can be extremely harsh. Penalties for a drug distribution conviction may include:

  • Prison sentence
  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Forced registration as a narcotics offender
  • Suspension or loss of driver’s license
  • Mandatory drug testing

Manufacture and Sales

The manufacture or sale of an illegal drug is a serious crime that usually results in felony charges. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling drug manufacture charges.

Penalties for a drug manufacture or sale conviction may include:

  • Prison sentence
  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Forced registration as a narcotics offender
  • Suspension or loss of driver’s license
  • Mandatory drug testing
  • Forfeiture of all property gained as a result of drug profits

At Tully Rinckey, we have defended numerous drug possession cases such as marijuana. The best defense is an experienced legal team. At Tully Rinckey we have the experience that counts. Our team consists of former United States Prosecutors, former County Court Judges, and former Assistant District Attorneys/Bureau Chief.

To schedule a free consultation with a member from our experienced team, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 8885294543 or info@tullylegal.com

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