Bakersfield Drug Possession Lawyer
Information on Drug Possession Charges in California
Possession is the most common drug charge filed. Drug possession charges can range from infractions for small amounts of marijuana to felonies for drugs like Meth, Heroin, Coke, Crack, X and others. Illegally possessing prescription drugs like Oxy or Xanax can also be felonies. No matter what the charge is, you need to contact Humphrey & Thompson today. Our local Bakersfield criminal defense lawyers know the courts, police and prosecutors, and what happens in our county.
Possession of small amounts can often be charged as felonies if other factors are present. For instance, being around children, leaving the drugs where a child may ingest them, around firearms, or having them around minors. It is a felony to furnish any illegal drug to a minor. Possession charges can result in any of the following consequences:
- Mandatory programs
- Significant fines
- Loss of licenses to drive or work
- Loss of firearms
- Being subject to drug testing
- Having your house and properties subject to warrantless search anytime
When facing drug possession charges, you need a drug possession attorney to fight for you at every step of the process. There are many defenses that can be extremely effective when accused of drug possession. When accused of drug possession contact us to analyze your case as early as possible in the process.
Possession Attorney in Bakersfield
When looking for a criminal defense lawyer to defend you in court, you want someone with experience, knowledge, and the talent to fight for you at trial. Humphrey & Thompson have handled drug cases since 1985. They gained their experience during the war on drugs and learned the issues that still work today. That is over 30 years of real experience.
Humphrey & Thompson have successfully defended their clients against drug charges because they know how to:
- Evaluate the evidence against you
- Examine police procedures
- Protect your search and seizure rights