NYC Drug Crime / Drug Possession Lawyers
Many people in NYC use recreational drugs to express themselves and their creative abilities. Regardless of personal beliefs toward drugs, the fact remains that it is illegal to possess them in New York City. Marijuana is the most commonly used recreational drug in NYC right now, though others are also out there. Prescription drugs remain a problem in the area, along with heroin, crack/crack cocaine, and opiates. If you’re found in possession of any type of drug, you’ll likely be arrested, placed in jail, and charged with drug possession. Depending on the amount of the substance, you could face a misdemeanor or felony charge that could send you to prison for many years if you’re found guilty. Criminal Lawyers NYC work diligently to ensure that you do not face these harsh consequences after being charged with drug possession.
Most of the judges in NYC are harsh when they see criminals charged with a drug crime. There is a big problem with drugs in NYC and their goal is to rid the area of drugs one way or another. They hand down the stiffest of penalties in an effort to teach these people appearing in court a lesson. If you’re caught in possession of drugs in NYC, you will be given a harsh sentence. Even a small amount of illegal drugs could land you in tremendous trouble if you’re found in possession and charged with a crime. Misdemeanor drug possession can lead to up to 11 months, 29 days in court while a felony drug charge can send you to prison for many years. Not only is the threat of time behind bars realistic after being charged with drug possession, there is also a risk of being placed on probation and tarnishing your otherwise good name. A drug possession conviction is public record, accessible by anyone who wishes to access the information for any purpose. It can certainly cause a headache in your life.
It is imperative that you have a good defense prepared when your day in court arrives. You must make a big impression on the judge and prove your case to avoid the harsh penalties you’re facing. You do not get a second chance to make a good impression on the judge. Saying or doing just one wrong thing could send you up the ship without a paddle. When Criminal Lawyers NYC represents your case, it is easy to relax and take a load off knowing we’ll provide you with the absolute best legal representation possible. We bring years of winning expertise to your case, getting the results that you want. Life happens and sometimes that involves making mistakes along the way. Do not allow this mistake to ruin your life when our law firm is there to represent your case! Free consultations provide in-depth information about your case and help you learn how our attorney will handle your case in court. Schedule your free, no obligation attorney consultation today and get the legal expertise that you need on your side.