Basically, possessing illegal drugs can put you in jail or in prison.
California has very tough drug laws and drug offenses are widely prosecuted in Northern California. An experienced criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between your freedom and jail. The laws on drug cases vary widely between misdemeanor and felony charges. Penalties will depend on the type of drug and the quantity allegedly found.
There are a lot of crimes that fall under the drug offenses category. Here are a few that will put in jail or prison:
- Possession for Sale
- Prescription Fraud
- Possession of Paraphernalia
We Can Help You
Whether you are facing charges involving even a small amount of illegal drugs, the penalties can be life changing. In all drug cases there are a number of different resolutions for every possible case and you need an experienced attorney to minimize the long-term consequences of your case. Givelle Lamano is a highly experienced criminal defense lawyer and very aggressive when defending clients against drug charges.
Contact Givelle Lamano If you have been charged a drug related crime, schedule your free consultation with our Oakland law office. Contact our firm online or call us at (415) 617-9375.