Even simple possession can be charged as a felony depending on the circumstances. This means that you can’t afford to take anything for granted when it comes to drug crimes charges. If you have been charged with a drug crime, the most important thing that you can do is to seek qualified legal representation as soon as possible.
You are looking for someone who will work to develop a complete understanding of your situation. You are looking for someone who has the experience necessary to handle any issues that may arise during the course of your case. You are looking for someone who is flexible enough to adapt your defense based not only on the facts of your case, but also on the specific prosecutor’s strategy and history. We know the system, we know the players, and we will work to craft a defense that takes these factors into account.
While misdemeanor drug crimes are less serious than felony level charges, they can still have a major impact on your life. With consequences that include potentially expensive fines and jail time of up to a year, do not underestimate the impact that a misdemeanor drug crimes conviction may have on your life and reputation.
In addition, sometimes a defendant’s prior criminal record is a factor in determining whether a crime is charged at the misdemeanor or felony record. Having a misdemeanor on your record increases the chances that any future charges will be made at the felony level. This means that it is incredibly important to have methodical and effective representation to maximize the chances of a positive outcome and keep your record clear. We have a strong record of handling misdemeanor drug crimes charges including drug possession and drug paraphernalia.
If you are facing felony level drug crimes charges, the consequences can include lengthy prison sentences and larger fines than at the misdemeanor level. Having a felony conviction on your criminal record can also lead to challenges finding new employment and place limitations on freedoms including the right to vote, obtain a passport, or purchase firearms. We have experience defending against a variety of felony-level drug crimes charges, including:
Don’t allow your entire future to be jeopardized by a mistake or error in judgment. If you have been charged with a felony level drug crime in Dover or anywhere in Delaware, you need representation from a devoted criminal defense attorney. Don’t delay and risk maximum consequences. Contact us today for your free and confidential consultation.