(518) 283-1245. An Affordable Drug Crime Lawyer in Averill Park NY
LOCAL LEGAL SERVICES: If you are looking for an affordable attorney with local town court relationships and experience in defending drug charges, we are lawyers for you. Our local Averill Park office serves customers from all around Averill Park, by Crystal Cove, Sand Lake, West Sand Lake, Crystal Lake, Poestenkill, Algonquin, Averill Park High School, Algonquin Middle School, Miller Hill, Sand Lake Elementary School, West Sand Lake Elementary School, or out by Poestenkill Elementary School, all on a regular basis for legal representation.
Averill Park Drug Crimes Attorney
Do not risk not consulting an attorney. Even a very small amount of drugs can lead to federal and state criminal charges, both which carry a life-altering punishment.
The term “Drug crimes” in the Averill Park varies on the type of drug(s) involved, the total quantity of the substance at hand, and also the overall criminal intent (personal use or dealing.) If you have been charged with a drug crime, do not hesitate to contact us immediately. Our experienced drug crimes attorneys will discuss with you your legal options as soon as possible so that we can be there for you to assist in fighting the charges.
DRUG LAWS IN AVERILL PARK
New York State has the toughest drug laws in the nation. In New York state until recently, if you were caught in possession of 4 ounces or selling 2 ounces of heroin, morphine, opium, cocaine, or marijuana you were faced a mandatory minimum of 15 years in prison. These mandatory minimums have recently relaxed. Only recently has this stigma changed allowing for greater discretion by the judges in our state who oversee drug cases.
NEW YORK STATE DRUG CRIMES
Drug crime offenses include possession and/or sale of any of the following drugs:
- Crystal meth
STATE & FEDERAL DRUG CHARGE LAWYER
FEDERAL CHARGES – Federal drug charges can be very severe – even for a first time offender. Federal drug crimes sentences increase when looking at such things as weapon use during the drug exchange, as prior felony conviction history, or also the distribution of illegal drugs to a minor.
STATE CHARGES – Each type of illegal drug holds specific different levels of offenses. Specific drugs can raise the charges and penalties against you depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest. For example, the amount drugs involved can bump you up from personal use to dealership potential. Being arrested on public school grounds you may face additional charges and can raise your minor misdemeanor into a felony offense.
Our Averill Park lawyers are there for your defense to make sure you can get the absolute best deal possible.