Types of Drug Crimes in New York City
Drug Offenses in Queens, NY
drug offense the type of drug and the amount present will affect the severity of the
charges and the potential penalties the arrested person will face. Drugs
are categorized based upon the dangers they present, their potential for
abuse and their medicinal value. While all drugs have inherent dangers,
some are more vicious than others.
State and federal agents have stepped up their efforts to stop the manufacture,
importation, and trafficking in illegal drugs. This doesn't mean that
they will overlook someone who has a supply on hand for personal use.
Anyone charged with being involved in illegal drugs at any level needs
the advice and counsel of a New York drug crime attorney to have much
hope of being extricated from a complex legal situation.
We serve clients facing drug charges throughout all of New York, including
Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland County and Westchester County.
Drug Charges We Defend
Most offenses involving illegal controlled substances are felonies which
entail enormous fines and long prison sentences. Whether you have been
charged with possession or a more serious offense, you can depend on a
Queens drug crime defense lawyer at our firm to be wholly on your side.
Our legal team has years of experience in fighting charges involving all
types of drugs including:
Consequences of a Drug Crime in New York
Narcotics investigators at the local, state and federal level are very
serious about making arrests that prosecutors and courts can convict.
The cost of dealing with the effects of drug addictions and law enforcement's
campaign to stop drug crimes has soared into many billions of dollars.
The penalties for conviction of any drug offense have become far harsher
and have great consequences on a convicted person's life. As an example,
a person alleged to be involved in drug sales may have his home, vehicle,
bank account or other assets seized by the government and a resident alien
accused of a drug crime can face deportation.
When your future is in jeopardy you need to act quickly. You also need
a skilled and aggressive drug crime lawyer with a proven court record.
To get more information concerning your specific charges and case,
contact a Queens drug crime lawyer at the firm with the knowledge and dedication you are looking for.