McDonough Drug Crime Attorneys
Under Investigation For A Drug Offense In Georgia?
Drug crimes may be charged as felonies or misdemeanors, depending on the specific alleged criminal activity, the amount of controlled substance in question and any prior criminal convictions. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, contact Miller & Key for skilled legal representation. Our McDonough drug crimes lawyers represent clients in Georgia, including state and federal courts.
Representation For State And Federal Drug Charges In Georgia
Drug charges may arise for certain activities involving controlled substances. This includes drugs classified as illegal and certain prescription drugs. Various state and federal statutes classify drugs according to schedules, depending on the potential for abuse. The penalties for drug crime convictions are influenced by the schedule, or classification, of the controlled substance.
We represent clients facing charges for:
- Possession – Knowingly and intentionally possessing a controlled substance, including illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia or prescription drugs without a valid prescription
- Distribution – Selling or delivering a controlled substance
- Trafficking – Illegal sale or distribution of a controlled substance
- Manufacturing – Cultivation or manufacture of a controlled substance
An individual may be charged with one or more offenses, such as possession and distribution or possession and manufacturing. While the specific penalties you may be facing depend on several factors, possible penalties for drug crime convictions include time in jail or prison, large fines, probation, community service and more.
Which Drugs Are Illegal In Georgia?
In Georgia, usually, drug possession is already a felony offense. Possessing small amounts of marijuana is an exception to this rule. Possessing drugs ranging from LSD to heroin can lead to a felony criminal charge.
Developing An Effective Defense Strategy For Drug Cases In Georgia
Our McDonough drug crime attorneys evaluate each case to identify the best possible defense strategy for that unique situation. We investigate your case, evaluate the evidence and build a strong defense to present in court. We fight to ensure that your Constitutional rights are protected throughout the legal process, including determining if police overstepped search and seizure laws in obtaining evidence, challenging evidence, and working to secure the best outcome possible.
Don’t wait to get the legal advice you need. Same-day appointments are available. Call 770-627-0790 for more information.