Raleigh Drug Possession Attorney
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In the state of North Carolina, drug possession is defined as having one or more illegal drugs in one’s possession – either for personal use, distribution, or sale. Drug possession crimes can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the type and amount of drug found in the defendant’s possession. Drug crimes often carry severe punishments and require the defense of a skilled attorney from Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh.
Our team of attorneys are well-versed in their legal abilities and have 50 years of collective experience to use to your advantage. We know the ins and outs of the courtroom and criminal justice system and make it our priority to ensure that your rights and liberties are protected. If the police have spoken to you, it’s imperative that you speak with us to begin discussing your legal options.
To begin building your defense today, call us at (919) 887-8040.
Drug Possession Penalties in North Carolina
If charged as a felony, drug possession can carry harsh punishments including prison time, fines, and probation. There are a number of factors that are considered, including your criminal record, the types of drugs, and the amount of drugs involved in the offense. If charged as a misdemeanor, you could be facing 6-12 months in jail.
If charged as a felony, drug possession penalties can including the following:
- Up to 1 year in jail
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A conviction of these types of crimes is a permanent mark on your criminal record and can seriously affect any future professional or personal plans. When you come to our firm, you will see firsthand the one-on-one attention we give to our clients. Our Raleigh drug crime attorneys firmly believe in keeping clients aware of every case development. Our success is your success, and we are ready to put our award-winning representation to work.
To schedule a free consultation, contact Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh today.