Articles Tagged with Drug Charges

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 “It’s not about giving up, or giving in. It’s about making sure the punishment fits the crime”.

Cases in Point

In April 2013, 46-year-old John Horner, a restaurant worker, and father of three children, was convicted of selling pain killers worth $1,800.00. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison due to the mandatory minimum sentencing for drug offenses. The question that begs answer is whether he deserved to be sentenced to life in prison.

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 “In the midst of even the most serious  drug charges, a good  criminal defense attorney may be able to argue justifiable defenses that often  lead  to a case dismissal, or other favorable outcome in your case.”. 

A large number of drug crimes in Tempe AZ are charged as felonies. Depending on the nature of the charges, you could be exposed to harsh penalties. If a large quantity (exceeding statutory Threshold Amounts) of an illegal drug or substance is  found in your possession, you may face mandatory prison sentencing. Defendants accused of possessing large quantities of illegal drugs usually faced with charges of “possession with intent to sell” or “selling illegal drugs”. In either case, your freedom and future are at stake. You should consult an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your matter, and options for defense. If retained, a good criminal  defense lawyer, will be able to evaluate your case and find viable defense that can be used to challenge your charges.      

Drug Possession Defenses  

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“In even the most serious drug charges, a good criminal attorney may be able to find viable defenses that can lead to a dismissal of charges or other favorable outcome in your case.”

Mesa Drug Charges

A large number of drug crimes in Mesa AZ are charged as felonies. Depending on the nature of the charges, you could be exposed to harsh penalties.  If a large quantity (exceeding statutory Threshold Amounts) of an illegal drug or substance is  found in your possession,  you may face mandatory prison sentencing.  Defendants accused of possessing large quantities of illegal drugs usually faced with charges of “possession with intent to sell” or “selling illegal drugs”.  In either case, your freedom and future are at stake. You should consult an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss your matter, and options for defense. If retained, a good criminal  defense lawyer will be able to evaluate your case and find viable defense that can be used to challenge your charges.