Long Island Drug Distribution Attorney

Arrested for Drug Distribution in New York?

Drug Distribution

A charge of drug distribution may lead to very serious consequences, based on the type of drug and the amount involved in the case. State law mandates the "threshold" amount of a drug that will be deemed to have been for personal use, and if the quantity exceeds this threshold, it will be believed that distribution of the substance was planned, or has already been taking place.

Cases involving the transportation of large amounts of any controlled substance, whether by car, truck, boat or by courier, mail, or other means can lead to felony charges of drug distribution. At Prime & O'Brien, LLP, our Long Island criminal defense lawyers are committed to helping those accused of drug distribution have the highest quality, aggressive defense counsel that will take action to seek to avoid the consequences of a conviction.

Contact Prime & O'Brien, LLP now and we will offer you a free initial case review! We are standing by to help.

Drug Distribution Charges in Nassau County: An Aggressive Defender

When it is believed that the drug distribution is large scale, the penalties imposed can include forfeiture of assets, fines in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, as well as many years in state or federal prison. Smaller cases may have lesser penalties, but still involve incarceration, fines and a permanently damaged criminal record. We can help you if your case involves accusations of the distribution of prescription medications such as:

  • OxyContin
  • Vicodin
  • Other medical drugs

Or illegal substances such as:

  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Ecstasy
  • Methamphetamines

Your freedom could be lost if you are not represented by a highly skilled trial lawyer, familiar with defending drug crime cases.

Searching for a lawyer for a drug distribution case in Long Island?

There are a number of ways that a case of drug distribution could be successfully defended. As with any criminal offense, to determine the strategy to employ will require a full assessment of the evidence, as well as how it was obtained. Police can become overzealous in their actions, and overstep the bounds of the law in search and seizure.

Any serious error could lead to a case dismissal. The chain of custody of evidence could have been compromised. You may have merely been in the wrong place at the wrong time. Allow our professional Long Island drug crime attorney to evaluate your case before you make any decisions, or answer any questions. Contact us today.

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