Being convicted of a drug crime in New York means you have a permanent felony charge on your record. This can make it difficult to rent an apartment or house, get a loan, or get accepted into a school, among other things. In short, a drug conviction can make your life extremely difficult. It does not matter the severity of the charge; all drug charges are serious. Prosecutors are cracking down on drug crimes and are seeking maximum sentences for all drug charges due to the war on drugs. If you are facing drug charges in New York, you should call our aggressive drug crimes attorneys in White Plains right away. Our distinguished attorneys have been named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the Ten Best Attorneys. Our legal professionals have 200+ years of combined experience defending citizens against criminal charges.
There are different kinds of drugs that are illegal to possess, including:
It is the defense attorney’s responsibility to investigate the charges set against our client. The attorney should read police reports, talk to witnesses, and of course, interview the client. It is also very important, especially for drug crimes in New York, that the attorney investigates to make sure that the client’s Fourth Amendment rights were not violated. The Fourth Amendment protects American citizens from illegal search and seizure and often police officers are so enthusiastic about the possible arrest that they do not abide by these rights. Anything found during an illegal search is inadmissible in court and cannot be used against the client. Our determined White Plains drug crimes attorneys thoroughly inspect all documents and evidence in order to defend our clients’ rights.
Drug crime charges in New York are serious and should not be taken lightly. Our attorneys work diligently to help ensure that our clients achieve the most favorable outcome possible. We labor tirelessly to protect the freedom of our clients. Let us help you today.
To schedule your free consultation with one of our knowledgeable drug crimes lawyers in White Plains, contact us today at (914) 684-6000.