When it comes to drug crimes in Virginia, the penalties and sentencing can be very severe. Drug crimes can be very damaging to your reputation and relationships. It is very difficult to recover a clean and noteworthy record when you are charged with drug possession or distribution. If you have been charged with any type of drug crime, enlist the services of a Virginia Beach criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.
At McCormack & McCormack, we are available to handle a wide range of drug crimes, from possession to distribution. When you retain an attorney from our firm, we will work hard to get your charges dropped or the penalties minimized. Our goal is to protect your personal rights, ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout the entire case.
With the legalization of marijuana in many states, it continues to become a more common drug. Virginia has strict laws against crimes involving marijuana, including;
If you are being charged with any of these crimes, our firm is here to help. With more than four decades of combined legal experience, we can handle nearly any drug crime case.
The consequences or penalties you face will depend on the type of drug charges that have been filed against you. Fortunately, the criminal defense lawyers at our firm have the skill to represent your case, no matter what the charges are. Marijuana distribution and manufacturing generally carry heavier penalties, including life in prison. If you are charged with marijuana possession, you will be facing much lighter consequences. For the first offense, you may spend up to 30 days in jail and be fined up to $500. If it is your second offense, you may be sentenced to a year in jail, owing a similar fine.
Without the proper legal representation, your reputation and record could be seriously damaged. If you have been charged with marijuana possession, distribution or manufacturing, our firm is here to help. We will make sure that you are treated fairly, fighting for your case to be dismissed if your rights have been violated. If an illegal search was conducted or false charges made, our legal team will do everything possible to have this brought forward. No matter what charges you are facing, our firm has the resources and legal knowledge to help.