Drug Possession and Distribution
Drug Charges Are Serious. Make Sure Your Wilmington Defense Attorney Is Too.
Did you know that possessing even a relatively small amount of marijuana (more than .5 ounces) in North Carolina can result in more than a month of jail time? How would you explain your absence to your family and friends? How about to your employer? Drug possession and drug distribution charges are no small matter and could have lasting consequences. With more serious drugs like cocaine and heroin, possession and distribution of which are felony charges, the consequences are quite a bit harsher. If you're facing charges of this nature, you need a lawyer immediately.
Handling Federal and State Drug Charges Under One Roof
Drug cases can be handled at the state or federal level, depending on the severity of the crime. However, not all defense law firms are equipped to take on both types of cases. In fact, some shy away from the tough federal cases that require a jury trial. However, that’s the not the case at The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. Backed by 15+ years of legal experience and countless past cases, we are fully prepared to take your case to trial, and we won’t rest until we’ve exhausted every possible avenue in your defense.
Some elements of a criminal drug charge that could elevate it to the federal courts include:
- Crossing state lines with the drug
- Possessing large amounts of the drug
- Using a gun in conjunction with the drug crime
If you are charged with a possession or distribution charge, you don't want to have to shuffle between lawyers, one for the state charges and another for the federal. At The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C., you won’t have to. We are fully prepared handle any and all aspects of your case.
It's Not Just the Drugs
Possessing the equipment used to take drugs is also a criminal offense that can come with jail time if you're convicted. This includes possessing drug paraphernalia items such as pipes, razor blades, bongs or needles, as well as precursor chemicals that can be used to manufacture drugs. Drug cases can be complicated and contain many layers of charges. Luckily, we can provide a strong defense for all parts of your drug charge.
Take Control Of Your Situation by Involving The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. Today
Once you've been charged with a drug crime, you can't turn back the clock. But you can look forward with a greater degree of hope when you know there's a skilled drug possession attorney on your side working tirelessly on your behalf.
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