If you or someone you know has been charged with the distribution of a controlled substance, do not waste any time in contacting our Fort Collins criminal defense attorney. While Colorado may be among the more progressive states when it comes to substances such as marijuana, do not underestimate the seriousness of being charged with a drug crime. A conviction for distribution can be punished by years in prison, substantial fines, and a permanent mark on your criminal record. At the Law Offices of Rachel A. Michael, we understand the obstacles that lie ahead and together, we can construct a powerhouse defense.
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Drug crimes such as distribution can be charged under both state and federal law. Penalties can be influenced by numerous factors such as a drug’s classification, the location of the alleged event, and a defendant’s past criminal history. Additionally, drug-related offenses often overlap, and without an aggressive defense, a person charged with distribution may also be facing charges such as possession. Depending on the amount of a drug in question, a defendant may also incur charges for drug trafficking. Protecting yourself from trumped up charges and ensuring that you are treated fairly in the eyes of the law begins with a call to our firm.
While Colorado’s drug laws follow federal regulations closely, numerous distinctions exist. For example, the State’s Amendment 64 legalized the possession of recreational marijuana in limited amounts by individuals 21 and older. Under the Federal controlled substance act, marijuana is a Schedule 1 drug, the category with the most severe penalties. If you have questions regarding your case, our attorneys can help you find the answers you need.
An arrest or charge for the distribution of a controlled substance can have life-altering effects. When your freedom is on the line, look no further than the Law Offices of Rachel A. Michael. Our Fort Collins criminal defense attorney can draw from years of proven experience to see that the charges against you are reduced or dropped altogether. Did the arresting officer have probable cause? Was an unconstitutional search conducted? Our legal team can work tirelessly to examine every aspect of your case and maximize the strength of your defense.
There is no time to waste. Contact our firm and speak with an attorney about your legal options.