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Protecting your rights when facing any form of drug charges

On Behalf of | Mar 10, 2024 | Drug Charges

Facing formal accusations of any type of drug-related crime can be a serious threat to your livelihood and future. From drug possession to selling, manufacturing or trafficking an illegal substance, you could potentially face substantial fines along with a lengthy prison sentence in the event of a conviction. Even a simple misdemeanor can drastically impair your ability to find employment or a place to live. 

Regardless of the unique circumstances of your charges, you still have many rights including the presumption of innocence that can only be voided by proof beyond a reasonable doubt of your guilt in a court of law. You are also entitled to establish the best possible criminal defense against your alleged actions and any evidence brought forth by the prosecution. Therefore, a thorough evaluation of all the details about your case by an experienced criminal defense attorney could prove invaluable.  

Possible defenses against drug-related charges 

There are many potential defense strategies in cases that involve drug crimes. Challenging the way law enforcement executed a search and seizure, disputing the accuracy of a drug test, and presenting evidence that the drugs in question were mishandled by authorities are some of the most common criminal defenses. Implementing the most appropriate defense strategy along with questioning any flaws or weak spots in the prosecution’s testimony can significantly increase your odds of achieving the best outcome possible.   

Even though formal charges are far from a conviction, you justifiably may feel somewhat overwhelmed during this challenging time. With so much at stake, you owe it to yourself to take advantage of the professional guidance and support readily available to you. A savvy attorney can explore all of your possible legal options, including any plea deal offers that could result in a reduction in your charges, while still remaining fully prepared to fight for your future best interests at trial if necessary.   


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