Serving the Eastern Shore, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth & the Surrounding Areas
A conviction for a drug charge will change your life forever. You may be facing jail or prison time, fines, and be left with a felony conviction on your criminal record. If you are found to be in possession of a controlled substance in a larger amount, you may be charged with intent to sell, a serious criminal offense.
If you are accused of any drug-related crime, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact Norfolk Justice as soon as you can.
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Types of Drug Crimes
Our team of criminal defense attorneys can take on a range of drug crime cases, including but not limited to:
- Drug Possession
- Possession with Intent to Distribute
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Prescription Drug Crimes
- DUI and Drugs
- Drug Distribution
- Drug Manufacturing
Penalties for Drug Crimes in Virginia
The penalties imposed for a conviction will reflect whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony. Smaller quantities found in possession may be filed as a misdemeanor, with jail time up to 12 months. These cases, if managed with skill, could allow for alternatives to jail time. Ensure you have the protection of a criminal attorney who will seek every advantage available under state law. If you are accused of a felony drug crime, the risks are extreme. Under state law, depending on the facts in the case, the penalties imposed could include many years in state prison.
Drug Crime Defense in Norfolk
If you have been arrested for a drug offense, it is imperative that your rights as a defendant are protected. Without skilled legal counsel, you could be a victim of a harsh criminal justice system. Your defense begins the minute you are arrested. Exercise your right to remain silent, and contact Norfolk Justice to protect your rights and vigorously fight for your defense.
Call us at (757) 255-7898 today to discuss your case – time is of the essence. We serve the people of Norfolk, the Eastern Shore, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth.
- We Fight Vigorously to Achieve the Best Possible Outcome
- We Are Easy to Communicate with & Readily Accessible
- A Collaborative Team Approach with Multiple Attorneys