We Handle Your Michigan Drug Crimes Case Properly
Drug crimes and charges are taken very seriously in Michigan. If you want positive results and minimal negative consequences, then you want a lawyer who will work hard to get them.
But what work needs to be done in a drug crimes case? What steps must your lawyer take in order to demonstrate full preparation and vigorous advocacy?
When it comes to drug crimes, the most important work that needs to be done is a thorough investigation of the facts surrounding your case. Your criminal defense attorney needs to dig through all of the evidence, including police reports, search warrants, video evidence, witness statements and lab reports.
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When we investigate your case, we look for flaws and irregularities in the way the police gathered evidence against you. We look for things like illegal search and seizure by the police. We look for mishandled traffic stops. We know the law, we know what rights and protections the U.S. Constitution gives you, and we know how to tell when the police have not done their jobs correctly. This gives us the opportunity to find the best possible result.
We are also knowledgeable on the topic of alternative punishments. First-time offenders in drug possession cases may be able to get a section MCL 333.7411 referral, where the charges are dismissed after the individual completes probation.
Fight Drug Charges
We have more than 25 years of experience defending clients against all types of drug crimes charges throughout metro-Detroit including Birmingham and the Oakland County area, including:
- Drug possession
- Minor in possession of drugs
- Possession with intent to sell or deliver
- Drug conspiracy
- Manufacturing or cultivation
- Illegal drug paraphernalia
- Drug trafficking or distribution
- Medical marijuana cases involving possession, cultivation or sale
Contact us today to discuss your case with an experienced drug crimes defense attorney.
Consequences of a Drug Crimes Conviction
There is a lasting impact of drug crime convictions within the State of Michigan for any drug schedule, this includes offenses that seem very minor in nature. The immediate effects of drug convictions can include penalties like costly fines, community service obligations, imprisonment, and ongoing terms of supervised release. Those convicted of a second or subsequent time of some of the more serious drug charges may face mandatory life terms in conjunction with massive financial penalties, this is pursuant to Mich. Comp. Laws § 333.7413.
There are some lesser thought of consequences of a drug conviction. For instance, passing a background check for things like an employment opportunity can be incredibly difficult. For those wishing to volunteer at their child’s school or as a coach for a sports activity may be prohibited from volunteering to help at their child’s school or participating in their sports activities due to a drug conviction.
Drug convictions can also impact custodial agreements and professional licenses, as well.
If you’re facing a drug charge, make sure you have an aggressive and experienced lawyer by your side. Contact us for a case review and consultation.