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Drug Crimes

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A conviction for drug crimes offenses can land you in jail and result in heavy fines. Depending on the illegal substance in question and the amount, you could face serious charges and a conviction would remain on your criminal record and potentially prevent you from getting a job or loans in the future. If you have been arrested for any type of drug offense, you need the reliable legal counsel I can provide as a Chesapeake criminal defense lawyer.

At Thoman Law, PLLC your charges are taken very seriously and I can sit with you to discuss what you are up against and how I can help. You have access to a former prosecutor and an attorney with an Excellent rating from Avvo when you choose to work with me. This experience gives me insight into how the prosecution thinks and gives me an edge when defending you. Trust my firm to handle your case with the care and skill it deserves!

What is a drug crime?

Drug crime charges can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies depending on factors mentioned above and also if there was an intent to distribute the drugs, especially if this was to take place in sensitive areas such as near a school or playground.

Types of drug crimes include:

  • Marijuana possession
  • Sale and distribution of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Drug trafficking
  • Felony drug possession
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Federal drug offenses

Drugs are grouped into Schedules according to their addictive nature and potential medical use. A conviction for possession of a Schedule I or II substance such as LSD or PCP for example could result in up to 10 years in prison, whereas possession of a less dangerous substance such as ketamine can result in up to 12 months in jail not ot mention having to pay thousands of dollars in fines.

Customized Legal Defenses for Drug Crimes Charges

You still retain certain rights in the aftermath of a drug crimes arrest; rights that I can uphold as a Chesapeake criminal defense attorney. There is always the possibility that law enforcement acted improperly in searching your home, vehicle, or person for drugs and if your rights were violated in any way, your case could be thrown out no matter what police found. You can trust Thoman Law, PLLC to argue fiercely on your behalf in and out of court to obtain the best result possible for your case no matter what.

Reach out to the firm today and schedule your free initial consultation!

What Is My Process like as a Lawyer?

  • I will sit down and discuss every aspect of your case with you from the investigation to the arrest in order to evaluate whether your rights were infringed upon in any way.

  • As a former prosecutor, I know exactly what to look for in the prosecution's case that may be considered a weakness and then I attack it.

  • I truly believe in providing only the highest quality representation to my clients by ensuring that they receive a fair trial.

  • I am not afraid to aggressively challenge evidence and police reports.

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