Charlotte Drug Crime Defense Lawyers
Drug charges have the potential to negatively impact your life currently as well as in the future. From the immediate consequences of fines and jail time to the long-term complications of a criminal record, a drug charge conviction could impact you for the rest of your life. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a drug crime, it is crucial to speak to a Charlotte-based drug crime defense attorney who can explain your rights.
At Jetton & Meredith, we represent clients across North Carolina, advocating for their rights. We focus on educating our clients and fight aggressively to achieve the best possible outcome in every case. To learn more about how we can help you mitigate the damage from misdemeanor or felony drug charges, call our knowledgeable drug crime defense lawyers today at 704-333-1114.
Charlotte Drug Possession Defense Lawyers Are Here For You
No drug crime case is too small or too large for our skilled criminal defense lawyers. We understand that even misdemeanor charges can result in significant criminal penalties and other consequences. We can handle your defense against a variety of drug charges, including:
- Drug possession
- Drug paraphernalia
- Drug trafficking
- Unauthorized distribution of a controlled substance
- Possession of a controlled substance without a doctor’s prescription
- Selling of drugs
These charges can involve a variety of banned controlled substances, such as marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, Ecstasy, prescription narcotics, Oxycodone and Oxycontin.
The levels of criminal charges associated with banned substances are classified differently from one drug to another. In any drug crime case, we listen carefully to our clients’ version of how they came in contact with police and how police collected evidence. We look carefully at how law enforcement agents obtained the alleged evidence — and if the substances involved are, in fact, what police claim they are. Very often, we find out during our thorough investigation that there is something fundamentally wrong with the criminal charges such as:
- Police violated our clients’ rights to freedom from unreasonable search and seizure
- Substances put forth as evidence are not what they are alleged to be
- At the time of arrest, clients were not informed of their Miranda rights such as their right to speak with an attorney
- Other constitutional rights of our clients were violated in connection with collection of evidence or an arrest
Arrested on a Drug Charge? The Time to Act Is Now
We have the skills, experience and resources to aggressively pursue a favorable outcome in your case, which could be anything from a dismissal of the charges to a diversionary outcome such as drug abuse treatment in lieu of a criminal conviction.
Our firm offers consultations on evenings and weekends in our office or even at the jail. Contact us anytime to discuss your legal defense options with an attorney.
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