Legal Defense for Drug Crime Charges in Queens

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Under New York law, there are many penalties that convicted you can face if charged with a drug crime. Sentencing will vary depending on the amount, type and intended use of the drug that was found on you or in your possession.

It is absolutely vital that following an arrest for a drug crime that you contact a Queens drug crime defense attorney from the Law Office of Kevin P. O'Donnell. With the representation of our firm, you may be able to obtain a favorable outcome for your case. We can also represent those facing drug crimes as a result of a DWI stop or in an airport.

Start with a free case evaluation to see how we can help with your drug crime defense.

When a prosecutor looks at your case, they will be looking at a number of deciding factors that could make a difference in the outcome of your charges. Drugs are classified by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on a scale known as a schedule. The higher the schedule, the less potential for abuse the drug has; the lower the schedule, more potential for abuse the drug has. If you are charged with a drug crime and the drug was a Schedule I drug, you will be facing very serious penalties.

Additionally, prosecutors and judges will determine if you were involved in:

  • Drug manufacturing
  • Possession of an illegal or controlled substance
  • Sale of an illegal or controlled substance
  • Criminal use of a substance

Common Defense Strategies for Drug Crime Cases

It is absolutely essential that you immediately retain a drug crime lawyer in Queens to help with your defense. If you have been arrested, our drug charge defense lawyer is ready to offer a strong strategy and pursue the best possible outcome for your case.

When you retain the representation of our Queens drug crime lawyer, we will begin to conduct an investigation into your case and ensure that your rights were not violated in any manner during the arrest. Some of the potential defenses that we can find through research and investigation include:

  • Unlawful search & seizure
  • Lack of probable cause for a stop or search
  • Lack of knowledge of the drug offense
  • Improper conduct and procedure from law enforcement
  • The drugs were planted
  • The drugs do not belong to you

Choose the Law Office of Kevin P. O'Donnell for Drug Crime Defense

Need a defense lawyer for your drug crime case? Attorney O'Donnell is a former prosecutor that has seen drug crime cases unfold on both sides of the courtroom. He is familiar with the drug crime legal proceedings and our legal team can help walk you through your case. After an arrest, you need to contact the Law Office of Kevin P. O'Donnell and speak with a Queens drug crime defense lawyer right away.

Get started by completing a free case evaluation form now!

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Law Office of Kevin P. O’Donnell
Queens Criminal Defense Attorney

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Queens, NY 11415. (888) 715-1735| Local Phone: (718) 285-9355.