Drug crimes can refer to a number of things in Illinois law and are among the most common of criminal charges brought to court. In Chicago possession of drugs, drug distribution and sales, along with drug trafficking can all be charged as separate offenses in the court of law. Chicago courts and District Attorneys are especially aggressive when working drug cases because of the “war on drugs” in the country and our metropolitan area.
Having a highly skilled Chicago drug crimes attorney on your side can make all the difference in your case. At Goldman & Associates we are committed to providing those accused of drug crimes with aggressive and knowledgeable defense. Prosecuting attorneys in the city of Chicago are very aggressive in punishing all drug crimes, no matter the circumstances. Your Chicago drug crimes defense attorney from Goldman & Associates will listen to you throughout the process of defense and work with you in creating a defense that will stand strong in the court of law.
Drug crimes refer to any possession, use, distribution or manufacturing of any sort of illegal substance. This includes all offenses involving marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy, prescription drugs and many other substances. Drug conviction can happen to anyone, no matter their profession or social class. Conviction in drug crimes could leave you facing a number of penalties including: hefty fines, probation and even prison time depending on the drug and the amount in question.
If you are a first-time offender for drug crimes, you may be encouraged by some public defenders to plead guilty. However, the Chicago drug crime lawyers at Goldman & Associates we are not afraid to take your case to trial and avoid conviction to keep your record clear. Although the court will always choose lighter sentences for first-time offenders in drug court, this is also the reason it is especially important to not be convicted in the first place. Multiple convictions will incur very serious penalties and almost certain jail time, all drug crimes should be defended in the court to avoid any sort of conviction that will negatively affect your criminal record.
The sooner you contact a Chicago drug crimes lawyer in from Goldman & Associates, the sooner we can begin building your case. Call today 847.215.2600 or 773.484.3131.
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