Elkton Drug Possession Attorney
Have you been caught with drugs in Maryland?
Under Maryland law, it is illegal for anyone to possess a controlled substance without a valid prescription, and drug possession charges are some of the most commonly seen in Maryland courts. While drug possession charges are common, they still have the ability to change your life. The Maryland courts do not necessarily differentiate between different possession amounts, as other states do, meaning that a seemingly minor charge can carry serious and life-altering consequences.
Have you or a loved one been arrested and charged with possession of drugs? You do not need to go at this alone. With over 15 years of experience, our attorneys pride themselves on offering top-tier representation at a cost-effective price.
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Drug Possession Charges in Maryland
Drug possession means that you had control over a substance that is illegal under the law. This can refer to substances that are both in your immediate possession or those that are located in a place you have control over, such as your car.
There are two main types of charges you may be facing for drug possession:
- Possession of marijuana: Misdemeanor charges facing penalties of up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
- Felony drug possession: All drugs, besides marijuana, carry four years in prison and $25,000 in fines.
A drug possession conviction can have a lasting impact on your future. Besides the time behind bars and the fines you will have to pay, you may find that a criminal record disqualifies you from holding many other jobs. You must take steps to protect your future and prevent this from happening!
Aggressive Drug Possession Attorneys For You
Working with an experienced and aggressive Elkton drug possession defense lawyer can help minimize the penalties you can possibly incur in connection with a drug possession conviction. For example, probation is oftentimes a great alternative for those without a prior criminal record or drug treatment programs can reduce the length of sentencing. Our lawyers can help examine the entire case to make sure that your rights were upheld throughout the process, challenge appropriate evidence, or
The Law Office of Cricket Browne, LLC is a tenacious criminal defense firm in Elkton that believes in the importance of protecting your rights in drug possession, domestic violence, and DUI cases. We will provide you with all documentation related to your case to ensure transparency; you will know what our criminal defense lawyers are doing everything in their power to restore your rights and minimize the charges against you.
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