Drug Crimes

Drug Crimes

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Los Angeles imposes harsh penalties for drug crimes. Many of them can send you to jail, have your vehicle or home seized, or cause you to lose your driver’s license for a very long time. Don’t risk making a deal with the prosecutor on your own that may not be in your best interest.

Our Los Angeles criminal lawyer has over 14 years of experience protecting the rights of those accused of drug related crimes. We will analyze the details of your case, gather evidence, and devise a defense strategy that suits you best. There are many critical decisions that will need to be made in your case that can have significant effects on your life and future. You need to have an experienced attorney working to properly navigate the legal system for you to fight for a favorable outcome.

Our Los Angeles drug charge attorney specializes in building strong defenses for people facing serious drug charges for the following offenses:

  • The cultivation and/or sale of marijuana
  • Operation of a meth lab
  • Possession of drugs, narcotics, or controlled substances
  • Possession of cocaine, crack or heroin
  • Possession of prescription drugs such as Xanax, Percocet or steroids
  • Possession of Ecstasy, PCP, and LSD
  • Possession with intent to deliver or sell
  • Manufacturing, selling or delivering drugs, narcotics, or any controlled substance
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Prescription drug crimes
  • Drug Smuggling or trafficking
  • Money laundering
  • Conspiracy
  • Any other crimes committed while under the influence of, or with the intention of obtaining drugs

Hiring an experienced Los Angeles drug charge lawyer can make the difference between freedom and lengthy jail time. Shield Criminal Defense attorneys go to great lengths to break down the facts of your case.

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How can you protect my rights after I’ve been charged?

We work with forensic experts, lab technicians, witnesses and private investigators to expose any unconstitutional interrogation techniques. We carefully review your case to determine how the drugs were seized by authorities, if your traffic stop was illegal, and if the search of your body or property was made with good cause or a warrant.

Many drug related crimes are considered felony offenses, some carrying mandatory minimum sentences which can increase for repeat offenders. Our drug charge defense attorneys go through your case from start to finish to ensure your rights weren’t violated during your arrest.

Our intense attention to detail had led to a pre-trial motions where we explore concepts like illegal search and seizure or unlawful arrest, resulting in case dismissal.

What if I’m guilty?

Sometimes an arrest for drug possession is a sign of a larger substance abuse problem. When that is the case, Shield Criminal Defense attorneys can turn your drug charge into the help you need. Our Los Angeles drug crime defense attorney can work with the court to order treatment or therapy instead of jail time.

Our Los Angeles drug charge defense experts can examine your case to see if you may be eligible for alternative sentencing such as:

  • Drug Diversion Program
  • California Proposition 36
  • Deferred Entry of Judgement

If you have been arrested for drug possession or are under investigation for drug crimes, it is important to have a dedicated, experienced defense attorney on your side. Shield Criminal Defense Law will aggressively fight to protect your future.

Please call Shield Criminal Defense Law today for a free consultation with a skilled drug defense attorney at (213) 514-8732. We are available 24 hours a day to help you.