Drug possession arrests and convictions can result in sentences of 10 to 20 years in prison. Our New York City criminal defense attorneys will vigorously defend you against drug possession charges, striving to minimize your consequences and preserve your freedom.
Do not hesitate to get legal help with drug possession charges. call us at 855-237-1931, or contact us online today. We charge a low flat rate and offer flexible payment options. One of our experienced attorneys is available to meet with you 24/7.Were You Even in Possession?
You could be charged with a felony simply for being at the wrong place at the wrong time. When police come across large groups and suspect drug use, they often charge everyone with felonies. For instance, if you were sitting in a car or were at a house party or gathering, you could be charged.
Our experienced New York City drug possession attorneys can help prove you were not in possession. We can investigate your drug charge, find witnesses and present our evidence to the prosecutor. Our lawyers will work diligently to get your charges dropped or reduced.Felony Drug Charges
Felony drug charges can carry serious consequences. If you are charged with cocaine possession, methamphetamine possession or possession of many other types of drugs, you could face expensive fines and a long prison sentence. Our lawyers understand the technical sentencing guidelines and statutes involved with felony cases, such as heroin possession. We can create a defense strategy to help your case.Negotiate Your Charges
The Law Offices of John J. Carney can negotiate your drug charges to help minimize your consequences. After investigating your case, we can build a foundation for your defense. For instance, we can try to determine if the police search was valid. If not, we can try to get the evidence suppressed and your charges possibly dismissed.
By getting your charge reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor or from a misdemeanor to a non-criminal disposition, we can help you avoid a criminal record, drug court and expensive, mandatory counseling.Drug Treatment vs. Jail
Under certain circumstances, drug treatment programs may be the best solution to your drug possession case. A second — and further — felony drug offense carries mandatory jail time. We can try to convince the prosecutor to replace your jail sentence with a treatment program, such as the Center for Application Substance Abuse Technology (CASAT), or an inpatient hospital program.Contact a Brooklyn Marijuana Possession Attorney for a Free Consultation
To discuss how we can help you with your drug possession charges, please call us at 855-237-1931, or contact us online. An experienced attorney from our firm is available to meet with you 24/7 for a free consultation. We also offer reasonable rates and affordable payment plans.