Drug Crime Attorney in Anne Arundel County

Crofton Criminal Lawyer Explains Maryland Drug Laws

There are many various crimes that you could be arrested and charged with, and drug crimes can carry some extremely harsh penalties for conviction. Controlled substances are divided into five schedules with the most addictive and least medically recognized in schedule one, and the least dangerous with the most recognized medical use in schedule five. Various offenses involving illegal and controlled substances may include cultivation, distribution, possession, trafficking, and other offenses. Penalties for a drug crime conviction range in severity depending on the specific offense and the schedule of drug used in the alleged criminal activity.

If you are charged with possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana for personal use, then you will be charged with a misdemeanor, and you could face up to 90 days in jail as well as a $500 fine. If you are charged with possession of up to 50 pounds of marijuana for the purpose of distribution or sales, then you will be charged with a felony, and you will face up to 5 years in prison as well as a $15,000 fine. It is vital to your future that you have skilled representation on your side that can help you effectively pursue your rights, your goals and your desires.

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At Trunnell Law, LLC, we understand the difficulties associated with criminal charges, and you can be sure that we will aggressively fight to help you pursue the results that you need for your situation. We have seen the effects of criminal charges, and we understand the severity of the charges that you face. We have helped numerous clients to obtain the results that they need in the past, and you can be sure that we will put this experience to work for you. Contact our firm today to discuss the charges that you face, and to begin the process of retaining the representation that you need in your situation.

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