New York Drug Possession
If you are facing a criminal charge for the possession of drugs or for the possession of a controlled substance, our New York Drug Possession Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has the skills and experience that are necessary to provide a solid criminal defense. Our criminal defense team understands that each drug case involves individual circumstances and we will work to provide the best possible defense for your specific circumstances.
If you have been arrested and charged with a drug offense, such as cocaine possession, marijuana possession, drug trafficking or the possession of drugs with the intent to distribute, our New York drug Possession Lawyer team can help you. With each different criminal charge, the possible penalties and consequences change. Our staff will explain the possible consequences you are facing and provide you with the best possible legal options for your criminal defense.
Our New York Drug Possession Defense Lawyer team is experienced in defending individuals charged with the following:
- Possession of a controlled substance
- Possession of prescription drugs such as steroids
- Drug manufacturing
- Drug trafficking or drug smuggling
- Intent to distribute
- Associated drug-related charges such as sexual assault, rape, conspiracy and theft
If you were arrested after being caught with drugs in your possession, our New York Drug Possession Defense Lawyer team with provide a legal defense that may include challenging the reason for your search and seizure and challenging illegal obtained evidence. Contact our offices to schedule a free consultation regarding your circumstances.
The conviction of a drug crime such as the possession of methamphetamines, Ecstasy, cocaine or heroin can cause tragic consequences for an individual. The charges may result in a loss of employment and employment opportunities, decrease the ability to receive loans or obtain a mortgage and wipe away the ability for an individual to obtain a security clearance. In some cases, possession of drugs can result in drug seizures of your vehicles, house, money and other property.
In our experience, the vast majority of drug possession criminal charges involve a small amount of marijuana. However, even a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge can result in jail time and large fines. Other drug possession criminal charges can be a felony and can result in more than a year in prison. If you are facing drug possession charges, contact our New York Drug Possession Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC to learn about your options and defense strategies.
Each drug-related case often involves a couple of specific areas that our team can focus on. These include whether you had actual possession of the illegal drugs or whether the drugs were found in your vehicle, house or other property and whether the law enforcement agent had a legal right to search you or your property. Our New York Drug Possession Lawyer staff will work to protect your civil rights from an illegal search and seizure. If your rights were violated, our team will work to have the drug arrest dropped.
If you or a family member have been arrested and charged with drug possession, contact our New York Drug Crime Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC for a free consultation. Please call us at 800.696.9529 or contact one of our New York City office locations serving Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx or Brooklyn, or in Westchester County or one of our Long Island offices in Nassau County or Suffolk County.