How an Attorney Can Help if You are Charged with a Drug Offense

The drug epidemic in the United States is a very serious issue that affects millions of people on a daily basis. Because of this, drug-related criminal offenses are taken very seriously in the court of law. If you are charged with a drug-related offense, hiring a criminal defense attorney would be very beneficial.


When you work with a criminal defense attorney, the first thing that they will do is provide you with an honest consultation. The attorney will spend time reviewing all of the relevant information including the police and arrest reports. Based on this information they will be able to better explain what types of charges and potential punishment you are facing. They will also be able to provide you with advice on how to proceed.

Plea Negotiations

In the majority of situations, the best thing that you can do is work with the prosecutors and plea to a lower charge. Doing this will often allow you to avoid jail time and receive a lower financial penalty. The attorney will work with the prosecutors to negotiate the best deal possible.

Court Defense

If you are completely innocent of the crime and the charges are not tossed, the other option is to go to court. If you choose to pursue a full legal court case the attorney will be able to provide you with great representation. This will include handling all case preparation, presentation, and deliberations. If necessary, they will also be able to handle any appeal if the judgment does not go favorably.

If you are charged with a drug-related offense, you should contact us immediately. We will be able to start the process today to ensure your rights are properly represented.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this article does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Please contact attorney Kirk Anderson for an initial consultation.