Drug Crime Lawyer DuPage

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If you are facing drug charges in Illinois, it can have a detrimental effect on your life. Many drug possession charges are considered felonies. Depending on the type of drug and the amount, a misdemeanor or felony charge may be filed. If you have been charged with drug possession, your first call should be to a skilled attorney who will defend your rights in accordance with the law.

Attorney Clarissa R.E. Myers is an aggressive, yet approachable attorney with the experience to defend you in the courtroom. Ms. Myers creates a solid defense for each case and works to get the best outcome. She gives each client trusted legal advice and will check all the facts involved to ensure you get the best defense.

Drug Possession Charges in Illinois

Possession of marijuana is the only drug possession charge considered a misdemeanor in the state of Illinois. If you are charged with having 30 grams or less of marijuana, it is considered a misdemeanor. If charged with over 30 grams, it is a felony. All other drug possession charges, including heroin, cocaine, morphine, or LSD, are classified as felonies (with most being considered Class 1 felonies). If convicted of a drug possession charge, you may face up to 50 years in prison for felony charges or up to one year in jail and up to a $2, 500 fine for misdemeanor charges.

Protecting Your Rights

Often, when drug possession charges are filed, the correct process for search and seizure is not followed. You have rights, and they should not be violated in any manner, especially by law enforcement. You should hire a skilled and knowledgeable lawyer immediately to try to avoid your drug possession charges escalating to a felony.

If your rights were violated during the search and arrest process or authorities are trying to overcharge you, you need to speak with an attorney who will fight to have the charges reduced or dropped. Your rights should be protected. You need to ensure an experienced lawyer is in the courtroom representing you.

Contact a Drug Possession Attorney Today

Drug possession charges can negatively impact your life and freedom. You deserve a skilled attorney working for you. Attorney Clarissa R.E. Myers is experienced in defending drug possession cases in DuPage County. She works with clients to get the most favorable resolution. You need a lawyer who has the knowledge of courtroom procedures and Illinois laws to fight for you effectively in the courtroom.

If you have been charged with drug possession in the state of Illinois, contact Myers Law LLC at 844-9-THE-LAW (844-984-3529) for a free 15 minute phone consultation. Myers Law LLC is located in Oak Brook. Our law firm serves clients in Oakbrook Terrace, Addison, Glendale Heights, Aurora, Lombard, Elmhurst, Wheaton, and surrounding areas. Se habla español.

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