McDonough Drug Crime Attorneys
Under Investigation for a Drug Offense in GA?
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 & Federal Drug Charges in GA
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 offense, 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 GA
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) 629-0004 for more information.
Getting my case was dismissed was a huge weight off of my shoulders.- Colleen
Ms. Miller is incredibly dedicated and compassionate.- Barry
Susan Miller knows what she's is doing and will not let you down!- Former Client
Mr. Key and his office were very caring and helped our family cope and make it through what otherwise could have been a devastating situation.- Former Client
The RIGHT Attorney!- Sidney