Maybe this is your first time on the receiving end of a criminal charge. Maybe it’s not the first time you’ve been charged with a crime. Wherever you are in life, it’s important to understand that drug charges can have a huge impact on your life. When thinking about drug charges, do you understand the full range of potential consequences you’re facing if you are convicted?
Drug charges can vary greatly and can have different levels, therefore, there are different levels of potential consequences. The particular charge impacts the outcome greatly, as does the determination of whether the accused has faced drug charges before. Depending on the amount of drugs in question, a person’s charge could be raised a degree.
That’s why it’s important to know where you stand. Drug charges are based on state laws, so what may apply in a drug charge in one state may not be equally reflected in another. At Escobar, Michaels & Associates, we know the laws and can explain them to our clients and recommend potential defenses or likely outcomes. It can be beneficial to have someone on your side that has deep knowledge of the law in terms of how it relates to your drug charge.
Finding a resolution that is the best possible outcome is ideal in these situations. It may not be clear to you at this moment what path you should take concerning your drug charge. Finding the best route is very important to your future, and seeking experienced legal assistance can help make that route clear.