Being charged with drug possession can leave you with many emotions, from anger and frustration to confusion and fear, or worse. Whatever you’re feeling, it’s important to know that you have rights and you have legal options. Drug charges in Michigan may be dropped or reduced under the right circumstances. A skilled criminal defense attorney can help you determine the best course of action and will work to resolve your case in the most favorable way possible.
Drug crimes are not always cut and dry. There are many elements at play, and the prosecutor needs sufficient evidence for you to be convicted. Your lawyer can help you investigate the facts and defend your case. They may use one of the following defenses:
There are many types of drug charges in Michigan, and most carry serious penalties. The punishment you will face if convicted will vary based on several factors, including the type and amount of drugs you are charged with possessing or distributing and your criminal history. You could be charged with a felony and face prison time as well as hefty fines. With a felony on your record, you could also experience challenges in your personal life when searching for housing and employment.
If you are facing charges for drug possession, manufacturing, or trafficking, it is best to take action as soon as possible. You need an aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. The drug crime lawyers at the Law Offices of Bradley J. Friedman can defend you against the charges you face. Schedule a consultation today by calling our office or sending us a message online.