First Time Drug Offenders
Drug Crime Attorney in San Diego
If you have been arrested and charged with a drug crime, the first and most important thing to know is that your future is at stake and you need to act quickly by getting in touch with an experienced San Diego drug crime lawyer. You should politely and respectfully exercise your right to silence and not speak with anyone about it. If you answer questions or speak with law enforcement officers or investigators, they may use what you say to cancel certain rights which you may not be aware of. So gently decline to speak with them and then directly get in touch with us at The Law Offices of Kerry L. Armstrong, APLC to discuss your situation.
Being convicted of simple marijuana possession can send you to jail for months or even years, result in fines and send you to a treatment program, depending on conviction and the nature of the charges. Even conviction of a misdemeanor offense can give you a criminal record which can make it very hard to get a job, seek loans for college or obtain housing. However, our firm can aggressively seek probation or drug counseling for a first time offender and lower the charges against you, including removing the charge from appearing on your record.
San Diego Drug Crime Lawyer
In every unique case, there are details and circumstances which we can explore to build a strong defense. We do our own investigation of the case and then work out a legal strategy, which may include negotiating a plea or going to trial. Once that strategy is in place, it is a matter of pursuing it vigorously for the best possible outcome. If we have to go to trial, you can be assured that we are tough and vigorous about upholding your rights. We are experienced and aggressive negotiators and may be able to get charges dropped or mitigated if your circumstances allow.
Contact a San Diego drug attorney
for tough, dedicated legal help for clients who have been charged with a first-offense drug crime.