Quincy Drug Crime Defense Attorney
Regarding Criminal Charges of Possession, Distribution, Cultivation, Manufacturing
Both federal and state law enforcement task forces at all levels are determined to stamp out illegal drugs. There are teams of investigators constantly looking to "make a bust". The unwary college student or young adult often gets caught with a small amount a controlled substance. This keeps local prosecutors heavily involved in fighting to convict individuals facing minor drug crime accusations. The laws regarding drug crimes are very strict in our state, and carry serious penalties. If you or someone you know is being investigated or has been arrested for a drug offense, don't delay in talking with a Quincy criminal defense lawyer serving Dorchester and Boston.
Drug Crime Lawyer in Quincy
The federal government and the state of Massachusetts have classified drugs into several categories of controlled substances according to medicinal value and likelihood of addiction. Penalties will depend upon the type and amount of drug involved and the circumstances. The more dangerous the drug is considered to be, the more severe the sentencing guidelines. A drug crime defense lawyer at my firm represents individuals accused of such offenses as:
- Possession with intent to sell or distribute
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Drug Trafficking
- School zone violations
- Prescription fraud
- Drug DUI / OUI
If you are facing a drug crime charge, you need a legal advocate with the understanding which comes from years of first-hand, practical experience. A criminal defense lawyer with extensive experience as a former police officer and police prosecutor understands how a prosecution case is built and has the ability to use the weaknesses in a prosecutor's case to a client's benefit. Call my firm, Law Office of Stephen T. Novick, to take immediate action for your defense.
Facing a drug crime charge? Contact a Quincy drug crime defense attorney
at my firm for help.