Long Island Prescription Drug Sales Attorney
Aggressive Defense Against Drug Sale Charges
Prescription drugs are highly regulated. They can only be obtained via
a valid prescription from an authorized medical practitioner. Some are
accused of capitalizing on
prescription drug abuse and the addictive nature of some of these drugs by providing them to others.
If you are charged with selling prescription drugs illegally, you are going
to need a very qualified and experienced Long Island criminal defense
lawyer to defend you. Our legal team at Prime & O'Brien, LLP has
20 years of experience in defending
drug crimes, and we will aggressively work to protect your rights and freedoms.
Some prescription drugs are in high demand as painkillers, or to just get
high. Common examples are:
Patients who are addicted to these types of drugs might be arrested for
"doctor shopping," where they seek out different medical practitioners
to obtain a number of prescriptions. Some patients doing this are obtaining
the drugs for themselves or are accused of engaging in the activity in
order to sell to others. Medical professionals have also been arrested
for illegally prescribing drugs, such as for one person but under several
different false names.
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Nassau County, NY
The illegal sale of prescription drugs is treated very much the same under
the law as
other drugs, such as cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, meth and other similar controlled substances.
Depending on the amount and type of drug involved, you could be facing
jail or prison time, stiff fines, a long probation, and a criminal record.
Our team is dedicated to defending individuals who have been accused of crimes
involving prescription drugs in Long Island. We have the knowledge and
experience to challenge the evidence presented by prosecutors, by capitalizing
on the weaknesses in the case or negotiating for diminished charges and
Contact our office so we can discuss your situation and initiate the process of fighting back.