Being charged with a crime, even if you are not convicted, can still lead to a significant disruption in your life, and a drug conviction can change the way you live forever. Having this type of conviction can have immediate consequences – such as fines, probation, or jail time – and can make it difficult for you to find or keep employment well into the future.
Having the right drug crime attorney by your side as soon as possible can improve the outcome of your case and help ensure that you remain free and avoid as many consequences as possible. An experienced Ann Arbor drug crime attorney from Friedman Criminal Law is standing by to answer any questions you might have and assess your options in your drug crime case.
When you are facing charges, there will be specific elements the prosecutor has to prove beyond a reasonable doubt to convict you. These elements vary from charge to charge, as do the defenses you might be able to present. Some defenses are set out in the law, as Michigan law prevents drug possession charges against persons seeking medical assistance in some overdose situations. Others will depend on the specific circumstances of your arrest, including possible violations of your Fourth Amendment rights.
We represent clients facing both misdemeanor and felony drug charges, both state and federal, including but not limited to:
Charges might result from controlled substances such as:
Whatever charge you might be facing, having an attorney with experience defending against drug crimes will help to even the playing field against the prosecution and support justice in your case. When you have been charged with a drug crime, possible consequences can include costly fines and jail time. Even if you are not sentenced to jail time, you might have to undergo probation, which can significantly limit your freedom even though you are not in jail.
Our attorneys work to identify all possible defenses and options in your case. These might include:
To best protect your legal rights as a criminal defendant, as well as your future, you should never wait to speak with an Ann Arbor drug crimes lawyer following an arrest. Please don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation with Friedman Criminal Law now.
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