Kent County Drug Crime Lawyer
Criminal Defense Attorney in Kent County, Rhode Island
Being charged with drug crimes is a serious criminal matter which requires the dedicated legal services of a criminal defense lawyer. Depending on the type of drugs involved, the quantity, and other factors, you may be facing felony charges with the potential for prison time, heavy fines, and more. If you or someone you know is being investigated for or has been charged with drug crimes in West Warwick or anywhere in Kent County, you will need professional legal representation. As a skilled Kent County attorney, I can provide that representation and will work vigorously to protect your rights, ensure that you receive fair and proper treatment by investigators or other law enforcement personnel, and will work diligently on strategizing an effective legal defense to minimize the negative consequences of such charges.
Drug Crimes in Rhode Island
Drug crimes involve possession, sales, distribution, importation, manufacture, and trafficking in controlled substances such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, LSD, MDMA (ecstasy), steroids, opium, and more. While Rhode Island maintains a medical marijuana law, those who are found with marijuana without a medical clearance may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the quantity involved. Drug crimes also include quantities of unauthorized prescription drugs such as Vicodin, oxycontin, and others which constitutes prescription fraud.
Depending on the type and quantity of illegal drugs involved, you could be facing years in prison, fines in the hundreds of thousands, probation, community service, mandatory drug counseling or education, and a permanent criminal record which can follow you for the rest of your life.
When your future and freedom are on the line, it is imperative that you have capable legal representation. I urge you to contact me as Kent County drug crimes lawyer for a consultation about your case as soon as possible.
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