Possession of Controlled Substance? Need a Drug Charge Attorney? We are highly experienced, and successful, in the council of drug charges in the cities of Long Beach, Los Angeles, covering Orange County Surrounding counties, and southern California.
Drug charges are aggressively prosecuted and carry severe penalties. Just a few grams of certain substances can result in years in prison.
Drug crimes have among the most aggressive sentencing guidelines in the criminal judicial system, which is why it is essential you have a criminal law defense with expertise in drug cases. The most common approach to a drug crime defense is to get the charges dismissed or substantially reduced without a trial. Pre-trial defense strategies usually center around the suppression or handling of evidence. This requires more than just knowledge of the law. It requires specific experience by a criminal lawyer in drug defense strategies.
Depending on whether charges are filed in State, or Federal court, the penalties, and sentences may vary dramatically. In state court, the penal code sets out the sentencing ranges, although there are enhancements in most cases that may apply. In Federal court, sentencing is handled by the federal sentencing guidelines with departures both upward and downward will apply.
Areas of Expertise:
Possession, Cocaine, Sales, Marijuana, Transportation or Trafficking, Heroin, Manufacturing, Methamphetamine, Paraphernalia, and Steroids.
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