New York has a complex system of drug crime categorization, which can make it difficult for most defendants to understand the charges and to mount a viable defense. The criminal defense attorneys at Gregg & Associates P.C. in Staten Island understand the nuances of New York drug laws and provide the caliber of defense you can expect from a firm that has represented New Yorkers for more than 20 years.
Our attorneys can challenge drug charges by investigating several possible defenses, including whether:
You could face a single charge or multiple charges in any single case. The list of possible drug charges in New York is long and includes:
Each of these crimes carries different degrees of penalties. A number of factors impact the severity of the penalty for a drug crime conviction. These factors include:
Because the penalties vary greatly depending on these factors, it is essential to have a skilled criminal defense attorney from Gregg & Associates, P.C. on your side to provide the court with the most persuasive facts on your behalf.
Even a simple possession charge comes with risks, including a fine and a permanent mark on your record. It can provide the basis for more severe penalties if you are arrested again on a drug charge.
It’s important to have a drug offense attorney who applies the best strategy for acquittal or who can negotiate the most favorable plea agreement. In the event of a conviction, an attorney can help persuade the judge to impose the minimum sentence.
If you are facing your first offense, our attorneys may be able to negotiate an abbreviation for adjournment (ACD). This allows you to clear your record if you stay out of trouble for six months.
If you are facing a drug-related charge, don’t hesitate to discuss your case with Gregg & Associates P.C. to see how we can help. We offer a free initial consultation at our Staten Island office. If you are facing a drug-related charge, don’t hesitate to discuss your case with us to see how we can help. To schedule a consultation, please call us at 866-308-3353 or contact us online.