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Know the options you have for a drug case defense

On Behalf of | Sep 22, 2016 | Drug Charges |

When it comes to drug charges, there are a lot of variables that can impact the case. This is why it is so important for you to go through the case against you as you build your case. The exact elements that you are looking for will vary depending on the circumstances of the case and the actual charges you are facing.

We know that you might wonder exactly what you should look for when you are building your defense. One factor that might make a difference is the schedule of the drug you are said to have had when you were arrested. You might face more severe penalties for a Schedule I drug than you would for a Schedule III drug.

Generally, you will face more severe penalties for drug trafficking or distribution charges than what you would face for drug possession. Because the penalties can include incarceration and fines, you should make sure that you carefully consider your defense. In some drug cases, you might qualify for diversion programs. In other cases, plea agreements might get you a sentence that you can live with.

There is no easy answer when it comes to a drug case defense. You have to consider what options are available, determine how they will impact your life and go from there. Don’t think only about the immediate impact. Instead, think about how having a conviction on your record will impact you in the next few months and for the rest of our life. We are here to help you along your way through the justice system.