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Wilmington Drug Possession and Distribution Lawyer

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.

Wondering how you will you fight the possession and distribution charges you’re facing? Let our drug defense lawyer do it for you. Call us today at (910) 400-8285 or contact us online to learn more.

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.

Understanding Drug Possession Laws in Wilmington, NC

When it comes to drug possession charges, it's important to understand the laws specific to Wilmington, NC. The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. is here to help you navigate through the legal process and provide you with the best possible defense.

In Wilmington, NC, drug possession charges can vary depending on the type and quantity of drugs involved. The penalties can range from fines to imprisonment, and can have long-lasting consequences on your personal and professional life.

Our experienced attorneys have a deep understanding of the local laws and can provide you with personalized legal advice and representation. We will work diligently to protect your rights and fight for the best possible outcome in your case.

When you choose The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C., you can expect:

  • Expert knowledge of Wilmington, NC drug possession laws
  • Strong defense strategies tailored to your specific case
  • Compassionate and dedicated legal representation
  • Clear and open communication throughout the legal process
  • Protection of your rights and interests

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.

To schedule your free initial consultation at our Wilmington office, call (910) 400-8285 or use this form to contact us online.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the consequences of drug possession in Wilmington, NC?

Possessing even a relatively small amount of marijuana in North Carolina can result in more than a month of jail time. Possession and distribution of more serious drugs like cocaine and heroin are felony charges and carry even harsher consequences.

Can I fight the drug possession charges I'm facing?

Yes, you can fight drug possession charges with the help of a drug defense lawyer. It's important to consult with an attorney immediately to understand your legal options and build a strong defense.

What types of drug charges can The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. handle?

The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. can handle both state and federal drug charges. They have experience in handling cases involving crossing state lines with drugs, possessing large amounts of drugs, and using a gun in conjunction with a drug crime.

Are there consequences for possessing drug paraphernalia?

Yes, possessing drug paraphernalia is a criminal offense that can come with jail time if convicted. This includes items such as pipes, razor blades, bongs, needles, and precursor chemicals used to manufacture drugs.

Why should I involve The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in my drug possession case?

Involving The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in your drug possession case ensures that you have a skilled and experienced drug possession attorney on your side. They will work tirelessly to build a strong defense and provide you with hope for a better outcome.

What legal defenses are available for drug possession charges in Wilmington, NC?

In Wilmington, NC, defenses for drug possession charges can include challenging the legality of a search and seizure, proving the drugs belonged to someone else, or demonstrating a lack of knowledge about the drugs' presence. The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. will evaluate your case to identify the most effective defense strategy, ensuring your rights are protected throughout the legal process.

How does The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. approach drug possession cases differently?

The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. approaches drug possession cases with a comprehensive strategy that includes meticulous examination of evidence, negotiation with prosecutors, and readiness to defend clients in court. Their dedication to open communication and personalized legal representation sets them apart, ensuring clients are informed and involved at every stage of their case.

What should I do immediately after being charged with drug possession in Wilmington?

If you're charged with drug possession in Wilmington, it's crucial to contact The Wagoner Law Firm, P.L.L.C. immediately. Quick action allows your attorney to begin crafting a defense, seek potential evidence suppression, and explore options for reducing or dismissing charges. Early involvement can significantly impact the outcome of your case.

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