Chicago Drug Possession Attorney
What You Need to Know About Drug Possession
Drug possession charges in Illinois may result in jail time and other serious penalties if you are convicted. The courts are tough on those charged with drug offenses, and you should not take any chances with average legal representation. A Chicago drug crime lawyer from our firm can review your case immediately and advise you of your rights. We handle cases related to the possession of a controlled substance, marijuana possession and possession with intent to sell/deliver, as well as various other types of drug-related offenses.
It is illegal to possess street drugs such as cocaine, morphine, heroin, LSD, or marijuana. It is also illegal to be in possession of any drug for which you do not hold a valid prescription. Depending on the amount and type of drug that an individual is found to have in his or her possession, he or she may face up to 50 years in prison. Our attorneys are highly experienced former prosecutors who will fight to defend our clients, and we have a proven record of success in doing so. There are many strategies that can be used to fight a drug possession charge, such as illegally acquired evidence, and we will explore all of these to build the most effective defense on a client's behalf.
Criminal Lawyer for Drug Possession Charges in Chicago, IL
At the Law Offices of Howard J. Wise & Associates, we help our clients stay out of jail and keep their records clean in the face of drug possession or all other types of criminal charges. A criminal record can seriously damage your ability to do what you want in life from going to a certain school to obtaining the employment of your choice. You don't have to let the prosecution take your future away. Our attorneys will protect your rights and always have your best interests in mind. We provide our clients with a free consultation so that they can get started immediately.
Contact a Chicago criminal attorney at our firm today to get more information about how we can handle your case.