Possession

If You Have Been Arrested for Possession of an Illegal Drug You are Facing a Serious Situation Possession of illegal drugs

The fact that you have been arrested goes on your criminal record and can stay there for the rest of your life. Even if you are not convicted this could affect your future in a number of ways. You need aggressive legal representation to protect your record and your future. It is important that you have the assistance of a Charlotte criminal defense attorney or a Concord criminal lawyer who will work personally with you to make every action count. We have offices in both Concord and Charlotte to help assist you in your legal fight.

Charged with Possession of an Illegal Drug?

North Carolina punishment for possession of illegal drugs has a wide range of sentencing. The sentencing and consequences largely depend on what schedule the drug is classified as. In North Carolina there are Schedule I through VI categories of illegal drugs. Possession of illegal drugs has many other consequences besides that of the judicial system. Typical consequences can be loss of job or educational opportunities. You want to do everything you can to fight these charges. We have experience in Gaston, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union and Iredell Counties fighting all criminal matters, including drug charges. Don't face law enforcement officers and prosecutors alone. There is too much at stake. Make sure you have a skilled drug possession defense lawyer on your side fighting for you. A criminal record stemming from an arrest for simple possession for personal use only can affect you in a variety of ways such as:

  • Fines
  • Drug education and diversion programs
  • Criminal penalties
  • Your ability to get car insurance
  • Greatly increased car insurance rates
  • Can affect future job opportunities
  • Getting bonded for work
  • Getting credit and loans
  • Difficulty gaining advanced education

We have attorney's with several years of experience litigating drug charges and fighting to keep citizens records clean. We strive for excellence and dedication to each of our clients, we understand a simple possession charge may be a minor incident for some people, but for others, it is extremely important. Do not let your future be hurt by charges that could have be fought or negotiated to a dismissal. There can be many secondary punishments you may not be aware of, our job is not only to get you the best result, but to inform you of all of your potential ramifications if convicted. Contact a criminal lawyer at our Concord or Charlotte office and let us help you fight against the State.

We focus our practice on litigation in order to provide the best possible service to our clients. You may have a number of questions concerning your arrest or the charges against you. We take the time to listen and answer your questions fully. When you come to our firm you will not consult with a paralegal but you will discuss your case with one of our attorneys. Building a relationship is just part of how we put together our defense strategy. Give us a call and set up a free consultation, see how we can help you. Call The Olsinski Law Firm, PLLC today.

Contact a Charlotte drug possession defense attorney or Concord drug lawyer for a focused defense.