Drug crimes include the possession, manufacturing, distribution, and sale of drugs classified as controlled dangerous substances. These include, but are not limited to:
If you are facing serious drug charges, the potential penalties you face will depend upon the facts of your case. There can be significant consequences. Drug convictions can result in the loss of: your freedom, your children, and your driver’s license. You’ll need an experienced criminal lawyer at your side to defend you in court.
Often times, people convicted of drug crimes suffer from drug addiction.
However, there is hope.
Rehab, Not Jail
In 2012, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation expanding New Jersey’s Drug Court Law. This allows more defendants to receive treatment for drug addiction as opposed to incarceration. However, with resources still being limited, the prosecution will be looking for a way to keep you out of the drug court program.
You may qualify for the state to pay for treatment and possibly avoid jail time. But you need the right attorney who understands the law.
Drug Criminal Lawyer
You want a criminal lawyer like Fred Sisto there to answer all of your questions and guide you through the long process.
He has helped people like you in both superior and municipal courts with the dismissal or downgrading of charges, reduced or no jail time, and avoiding: fines, probation, and a loss of your driver’s license.
Fred is a successful drug crime attorney in Ocean County and Monmouth County. He steps up and fights for you when other attorneys won’t.
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