Snohomish County Drug Crimes Attorney
A drug or a violation of the controlled substance act (VUCSA) conviction can have a devastating effect on a person’s reputation and future employment and housing opportunities. In fact, students may be ineligible to receive federal student aid if they have a drug conviction. Additionally, the Court can impose high fines, lengthy jail time, suspend your driver’s license, forfeit seized properties, and require costly treatment at a state certified drug treatment agency. It is imperative to contact an attorney to assert and preserve your rights.
Michael Sheehy, an Everett criminal defense attorney, knows the criminal justice system as an experienced defense attorney and former prosecutor. Attorney Sheehy personally handles each case and ensures thorough, quality representation. We understand what the client is going through and the stress of being charged with a crime. Our dedicated staff and Mr. Sheehy will do everything we can to get the results you deserve and to put you at ease. We can help if you have been charged with drug possession (narcotics or illegally possessed prescription drugs), possession of drug paraphernalia, a VUCSA violation, drug distribution, drug trafficking, a grow operation, or any other drug crime.
Drug Crime Penalties
The penalties for a drug crime vary depending on the particular drug involved, the quantity, the “offender’s score,” and other circumstances surrounding the alleged crime. Possession of drugs such as cocaine, heroin, crack, meth, large quantities of marijuana, possession of legend drugs without a prescription, etc. can result in felony charges. Penalty enhancements may be added for a number of reasons including if it occurred near a school or public park, involves a firearm, or there is evidence of distribution, selling or manufacturing.
Possession of Marijuana less than 40 grams or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia including pipes, bongs, syringes, roach clips, or any product modified to make, use, or conceal drugs is a misdemeanor offense and punishable up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Contact an Everett Drug Crimes Attorney
If we take on your case, Michael P. Sheehy, a criminal defense lawyer will go over all the evidence against you and find any illegal search or seizure actions which may have led to an unlawful arrest. There are many options in a drug case and it is important that you are well informed and assert your constitutional rights to get the results you deserve.
Contact a Lynnwood drug crime attorney to see how we may be able to help you avoid jail time for criminal allegations associated with illegal drug charges!