Drug Possession
Scott Russell Law

Drug Possession Lawyer in Sullivan, NY

Scott Russell boasts an impressive 20 years of experience in defending and prosecuting drug charges, and is ready to handle your case today. His expertise in this field is unparalleled, allowing him to expertly navigate the intricacies and complexities of drug-related cases. Scott is truly dedicated to safeguarding the rights of individuals facing drug charges and seeking justice for those who have been harmed by drug-related crimes. We are grateful for his unwavering professionalism, diligence, and attention to detail. It is a privilege to have Scott as a valuable member of our team.

Some of the benefits of hiring a lawyer for a case like this include

  • Evidence Examination: Lawyers can analyze evidence for inconsistencies or violations of rights.
  • Constitutional Rights: Lawyers ensure that your constitutional rights are upheld during the legal process.
  • Reduced Penalties: A lawyer may negotiate for reduced charges or penalties.
  • Plea Bargains: They can help negotiate plea bargains if appropriate for the situation.

In the intricate landscape of drug possession charges, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of the charges you’re facing.

At Scott Russell Law, we are committed to providing expert legal guidance and unwavering advocacy to help you navigate drug possession charges in Monticello.
Our firm is equipped to handle drug possession cases, from possession of small amounts to alleged intention to distribute controlled substances.

Creating a Strong Legal Drug Possession Defense

We’re excited to work with you and create strong arguments that challenge the prosecution’s case while protecting your rights. To do so, we’ll need to take a closer look at the potential penalties for drug possession charges in New York. Don’t worry, we’ll explain everything in detail and explore the differences between charges so you can feel confident and informed throughout the process.

We understand the seriousness of possessing controlled substances in New York, which is why we want to ensure that you’re fully informed about the potential consequences. It’s important to note that fines and imprisonment may be imposed, depending on the type and amount of substance involved. To avoid any legal issues, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with specific area regulations. If you have any questions or need assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Scott Russel Law. We are always here to help you navigate these matters with confidence and peace of mind.

The potential consequences of each charge vary based on the type and quantity of the substance:

  • Possession
  • Considered a misdemeanor offense
    Possible fines of up to $1,000
    Maximum imprisonment of 1 year

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute:
  • Elevated to a felony charge
    Fines ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 or more
    Incarceration period varies from 1 year to life, based on factors like substance type and quantity

  • Possession of Controlled Substances:
  • Classified as a misdemeanor offense
    Fines can extend up to $1,000
    Maximum jail term of 1 year

It is important to keep in mind that the consequences of your case may vary depending on your individual circumstances. Our legal expertise is personalized to ensure the best possible outcome for your unique situation.

Contact Scott for Experienced and Professional Representation

Scott Sullivan Law is committed to being your advocate in drug possession cases. We take pride in fighting for your rights and crafting defense strategies that give you a voice in the legal process. Our commitment goes beyond the legalities and extends to the personal attention, dedication, and strategic approach we bring to every client we serve.

If you’re facing drug possession charges, take the first step towards securing your defense by reaching out to Scott Sullivan Law. We’re here to provide you with clear guidance, sound legal advice, and a path toward a brighter legal future. Schedule a free consultation today to discuss the specifics of your case with Scott – we’re ready to help!

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