Charged With Illegal Possession Of Prescription Drugs?
You may have started using a prescription painkiller after an accident and never stopped. Or a friend might have turned you on to a prescription drug you had never tried before. However it started, you face a serious legal problem if you have been arrested for illegal possession of prescription drugs. You could be convicted, fined and get a criminal record. If you hold a professional license, you could lose that license. You might even go to jail.
At the law firm of Bird & Van Dyke, we aggressively defend people charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs and other drug crimes. We work hard to defend their rights and preserve their freedom — and to minimize the consequences.
For a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, call us today at 209-390-8877. We have an office in Stockton to serve you.
We Will Defend Your Rights And Freedom
Our firm represents people charged with illegal possession of all types of prescription medications, including:
- Other prescription drugs
Attorney Bird has years of experience defending people facing drug charges. When representing you, Ms. Bird will thoroughly review every aspect of your case, paying particular attention to how the police found the drugs. If they used illegal methods to discover the drugs or violated your rights when arresting you, it could result in a dismissal of the charge.
Avoiding Conviction And Jail
California recognizes the fact that people with chemical dependency problems need help. There are alternative outcomes that may enable you to avoid a conviction, jail time and a criminal record.
If the circumstances of your case allow it and the court agrees, you may be able to obtain diversion outcome. These usually involve drug rehabilitation counseling and treatment. Attorney Bird has helped many people obtain these types of outcomes. If you are eligible, Ms. Bird will seek to obtain such an outcome for you.