Warrenton Drug Offenses Defense Attorneys
Defending Individuals in Prince William County and Fauquier County
If you have been arrested on drug possession or distribution charges, having an experienced, local attorney is one way to ensure your rights are protected to the extent possible. At the law offices of Maureen A. Kersey, our criminal defense lawyers defend the rights of individuals facing drug charges in the state courts of northern Virginia, ranging from simple possession to manufacturing and distribution. Giving you honest answers about your rights and options, we will help you build the best possible defense as we set realistic and achievable goals.
Drug possession charges are classified by schedules, and the nature of the drug determines the extent of the potential penalty. Schedule I and II offenses are classified as felonies, while Schedule III through VI are classified as misdemeanors. Although marijuana is technically a Schedule I drug, it has its own penalty scheme.
Protecting Your Rights
Our Warrenton drug charges defense lawyers maintain professional relationships with local prosecutors who know us to be respectful of the opposition and the process, an asset when defending clients in criminal court. We understands the rules of the local court systems as well as state drug statutes.
While litigation is a possibility and we are always prepared to protect our clients in court, we have often been successful in settling cases out of court. We negotiate with the prosecution to obtain the best possible outcome for you if you have been charged with any misdemeanor or felony drug charges such as:
- Simple possession of a controlled or illegal substance
- Possession with intent to distribute
- Drug manufacturing
- Prescription drug charges
Our firm handles drug crimes involving a wide range of narcotics, including marijuana, cocaine, meth and heroin. We also deal with charges involving controlled substances and prescription drugs, including fraudulent scripts and prescription shopping.
Hire an Attorney You Can Trust
If you are ready to protect your future and work for the best possible deal, we are here to give you honest answers about your rights and options. We handle all criminal defense cases on a flat-fee basis, so there are no hidden fees or hourly billing. Contact us online or call us at 703-791-1892 today to schedule a consultation.