Bakersfield Drug Crimes Attorney
Possession, Trafficking, Distribution, Cultivation, Manufacturing
When you are facing drug crime charges, you need an attorney who has a proven record in successfully defending drug charges. A minor amount of marijuana is now charged as an infraction, but the amount involved is extremely small. Once you have been accused of possessing an amount higher than the threshold amount, you can face charges of possession with intent to sell. Contact a Bakersfield criminal defense attorney from our firm today to discuss your charges, and to get started on your defense.
Information on Drug Crimes
The severity of your charges, as well as the level of punishment you will receive if convicted, depends upon the type of drug, the amount of drug, the location (near schools or parks), and your previous criminal records. This factors will all be considered in deciding on what, exactly, you will be charged with, and the consequences if you are convicted. Click on the following links for more information:
Possession is generally considered the least serious drug crime, but again, this depends on what type of drug you were found in possession of, and how much of it. Possession can be classified in many different levels and you will be facing different penalties depending on what level of possession you are charged with. Possession can be a misdemeanor or a felony offense. Read more about possession...
If you are accused of selling controlled substances or illegally obtained pharmaceutical drugs, you will be facing a serious criminal charge. Even being found with a large amount of drugs in your possession can point to the int ent to sell or distribute, with severe penalties, often including time spent in state prison. If you are charged with sales, you need an experienced attorney to fight for you. Read more about sales...
Any time a large amount of drugs is found by the police, the charges will be bumped up to something much more serious than mere possession. A large amount of any illegal drug can result in being charged with intent to distribute or sell. If it is d etermined that these drugs were intended for distribution, you could be facing felony charges that can land you in prison. Read more about distribution...
Drug Crime Attorney in Bakersfield: Aggressive Defense Counsel
At the Law Office of Kyle J. Humphrey, we are dedicated to defending our clients against their drug crime charges, and other serious criminal offenses. We have over 25 years of experience handling criminal defense cases, and we have experience from the other side, as prosecutors, allowing us to have a profound insight into the criminal justice system and how to best fight for your defense. We can analyze your case and identify any weaknesses in the case against you, with the goal of having your charges reduced or ultimately dropped. Working with an attorney from our firm will afford you the best chance at beating your charges and retaining your freedom and reputation. Call us today!
Contact a Bakersfield drug crimes attorney from our firm today if you are facing possession, sales, distribution, or any other type of drug crime charge.